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Rocky Gap to hold job fair for 250 casino jobs

Rocky Gap Lodge & Golf Resort, which will become the state's fourth operating casino when it opens later this year, will hold a job fair Saturday, Feb. 23 to fill about 250 full- and part-time jobs.

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3/22/2017

article MGM Brings The Glamour And Excitement Of Vegas Right To D.C.’s Backyard
(Maryland) -- When I think of luxurious hotels with casinos and spas, I immediately think Vegas. So when I was invited to try out a new MGM casino, my first thought was...
article Tax money generated by the MGM National Harbor casino in question
(Maryland) -- Questions are being raised about the tax money generated by the MGM National Harbor Casino and whether it's being used for the right purpose. Some...

3/13/2017

article Anne Arundel awards $750,000 to tech startups through casino fund
(Maryland) -- Anne Arundel County has awarded three loans totaling $700,000 to local technology startups.

3/9/2017

article Maryland Poker Grows By 30 Percent In February
(Maryland) -- Poker rooms in Maryland raked a combined $3.68 million last month, according to figures released this week by state gaming regulators.

3/8/2017

article Maryland Casino Revenues Soar 38% in February
(Maryland) -- Following the opening of the MGM National Harbor in December 2016, Maryland’s casino market has continued to grow exponentially, and after generating...
article Maryland Live Back on Top After Taking Wind Out of MGM National Harbor’s Sails
(Maryland) -- Maryland Live is once again the top casino in the state after the Arundel Mills resort generated more gaming revenue during the month of February than its...

3/7/2017

article Maryland Live retakes top casino spot
(Washington D.C.) -- In its second full month of operations, MGM National Harbor casino and resort slipped to second place for gambling revenue generated among Maryland...

3/2/2017

article Massachusetts considers online gambling
(Massachusetts) -- The Massachusetts Gaming Commission said that they’re studying the online gaming industry to be able to regulate it in the future. Whilst the...

3/1/2017

article Senate votes Maryland lottery authority
(Maryland) -- The Senate voted monday night the measure to allow Gordon Medenica as the director of the State Lottery & Gaming Control Agency. The official was the...

2/28/2017

article OP/ED: Schools lose on slots — again
(Maryland) -- In the article, "Maryland wants to get out of the slot machine business" (Feb. 25), it is stated that the cost to do so will reduce the Maryland...

2/27/2017

article Md. Senate approves Hogan’s nomination for lottery chief -- nearly two years after appointment
(Maryland) -- The Maryland Senate on Monday approved Gov. Larry Hogan’s nominee to head the state’s lottery system. Hogan named Gordon Medenica, the New York...

2/25/2017

article Maryland wants to get out of the slot machine business
(Maryland) -- After a nearly a decade of losing money, Maryland wants out of the business of owning slot machines once and for all. The state has reaped billions from...

2/18/2017

article OP/ED: Frosh should investigate casino money
(Maryland) -- I find it ironic that articles about Baltimore's schools needing millions of dollars and the expanded power for Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh...

2/17/2017

article LETTER: Here's where the casino money went
(Maryland) -- If you really want to educate your readers on what happened to the education funds from the casino revenue, you should do an in-depth article on how it was...

2/13/2017

article MGM National Harbor lining up its first boxing matches
(Maryland) -- MGM National Harbor is lining up its first boxing matches, including a bout featuring a two-time Olympic gold medalist from Ukraine that’s drawing...

2/10/2017

article Despite increased competition, Hollywood Casino revenue remains steady
(Maryland) -- The opening of the MGM National Harbor casino in December has coincided with double-digit revenue decreases for Maryland Live! Casino and the Horseshoe...

2/8/2017

article Baltimore’s Horseshoe Casino hit by 29% revenue loss
(Maryland) -- The casino pushed by city officials as a “game changer” for Baltimore registered its lowest level of revenues last month since it opened 2...

2/7/2017

article Maryland casino revenue reaches $126.2M in January
(Maryland) -- MGM National Harbor's first full operating month had the expected negative revenue effect on its two closest competitors, but Maryland casinos still...

2/6/2017

article MGM National Harbor becomes state's largest casino
(Maryland) -- The $1.4 billion MGM National Harbor leapfrogged Maryland Live as the state's top revenue-producing casino in January, its first full month of...

2/3/2017

article As Super Bowl looms, Md. casinos seek share of sports betting market
(Maryland) -- Fans will wager nearly $5 billion on Sunday's Super Bowl. But for Maryland's booming casinos, a federal ban on most sports betting means the growing market...

1/23/2017

article Maryland casinos are pumping out billions for education. So why are there school budget deficits?
(Maryland) -- In the seven years since the first of Maryland's six casinos opened, they have pumped $1.7 billion into the state's Education Trust Fund —...
article When Maryland bet on gambling, the casinos won
(Maryland) -- At the risk of over-simplifying Maryland's $40 billion-plus budget, the situation the state faced back in 2008 when it decided to legalize casino...

1/22/2017

article Maryland Casinos Generate Record-Breaking $133.5 Million in Revenue During December 2016
(Maryland) -- Highlighted by the opening of MGM National Harbor, Maryland’s six casinos combined for a record-setting month in December 2016, generating $133,477,...

1/21/2017

article Maryland casinos are pumping out billions for education. So why are there school budget deficits?
(Maryland) -- In the seven years since the first of Maryland’s six casinos opened, they have pumped $1.7 billion into the state’s Education Trust Fund...

1/11/2017

article Maryland's casino tax won't be going up, Senate President Miller says
(Maryland) -- Casino owners can rest easy — the state won't be going after more of their earnings. Mayland Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr. on...

1/9/2017

article Maryland Casinos Generate Record-Breaking $133.5 Million in Revenue During December
(Maryland) -- Highlighted by the opening of MGM National Harbor, Maryland’s six casinos combined for a record-setting month in December 2016, generating $133,477,...

1/8/2017

article Maryland Casinos Generate Record-Breaking $133.5 Million in Revenue During December
(Maryland) -- Highlighted by the opening of MGM National Harbor, Maryland’s six casinos combined for a record-setting month in December 2016, generating $133,477,...

1/7/2017

article Maryland Casinos Win Record Sum From Gamblers
(Maryland) -- Maryland’s casinos have shattered their record for gaming revenue in a month. According to figures released Thursday, the state’s six casinos...

1/6/2017

article Maryland Casinos Win Record Sum From Gamblers
(Maryland) -- Maryland’s casinos have shattered their record for gaming revenue in a month. According to figures released Thursday, the state’s six casinos...
article Successful December For Maryland Casinos
(Maryland) -- The numbers are in, as December was a huge month for casinos in Maryland, generating a statewide record in gaming revenue, with the new addition of MGM...

1/5/2017

article MGM National Harbor opening helps Maryland casinos set revenue record in December
(Maryland) -- Maryland casinos generated a record $133.5 million in revenue during the month of December, fueled by the opening of MGM National Harbor, which brought in...
article MGM National Harbor, other casinos report record revenue
(Maryland) -- State gaming officials say the opening of MGM National Harbor helped Maryland's six casinos bring in record revenue. Maryland Lottery and Gaming said...
article With opening of MGM National Harbor, state casinos shatter revenue record
(Maryland) -- With the opening of the $1.4 billion MGM National Harbor casino and resort to capacity crowds, Maryland casinos generated a record $133.5 million in...

1/1/2017

article New year, new careers bring hope for MGM National Harbor employees
(Maryland) -- The opening of MGM National Harbor brought with it a lot of jobs, and for some, what they hope will be very prosperous new careers for the New Year and...

12/30/2016

article A poker pro goes all in on MGM National Harbor and its rich, card-playing ‘whales’
(Maryland) -- The MGM National Harbor casino had been open all of two hours when Chad Power saw something that excited him much more than the towering atrium or the big-...

12/28/2016

article MGM National Harbor Gets Ready for Huge New Year's Celebration
(Maryland) -- Just a few weeks removed from a massive grand opening that drew tens of thousands of people, the newly opened MGM National Harbor casino and resort is...
article MGM National Harbor pledging big community commitment
(Maryland) -- Time will tell whether MGM National Harbor benefits the local community, but company executives are pledging MGM and its employees will help funnel money...

12/26/2016

article Maryland casinos lower blackjack payouts
(Maryland) -- According to a report by The Baltimore Sun, some gamblers who streamed to the gleaming new MGM National Harbor casino and resort, which opened this month...
article Maryland gamblers not happy with lower blackjack payouts at some casinos
(Maryland) -- Some players who visited the newly opened MGM National Harbor left a bit frustrated if they played the blackjack tables. Hitting blackjack at the at the...
article Trey Songz Goes Off On MGM National Harbor For Allegedly Kicking Him Out
(Maryland) -- Trey Songz tears into MGM casino & hotel for allegedly kicking him & his crew out Friday night. Trey Songz had all the reasons to celebrate last...

12/24/2016

article Maryland casinos allowed to boost their advantage by lowering blackjack payouts
(Maryland) -- Some gamblers who streamed to the gleaming new MGM National Harbor casino and resort, which opened this month to capacity crowds, left frustrated.

12/23/2016

article A telling set of numbers for a $1.4 billion casino facility
(Maryland) -- In roulette, one of many table games at the new MGM casino at National Harbor, you put your money down and you pick your numbers. Numbers abound at the $1....
article The Opening of MGM’s ‘Vegas on The Potomac’
(Maryland) -- This is not your grandma’s casino. In a star-studded opening worthy of P.T. Barnum, MGM Resorts International opened its $1.4 billion resort and...

12/19/2016

article MGM National Harbor Casino Resort Brings Las Vegas To The Potomac
(Maryland) -- Las Vegas got a beachhead on the Potomac River, not far from Washington, D.C. The opening earlier this month of the $1.4 billion MGM National Harbor casino...

12/18/2016

article Gamgling on the Potomac: Sleek casino with Bob Dylan art opens outside Washington
(Maryland) -- Far from the Las Vegas Strip, MGM Resorts International opened its $1.4 billion MGM National Harbor casino and resort just outside the nation's capital...
article MGM National Harbor brings a slice of Las Vegas to the DC/Maryland area
(Maryland) -- If opening day was any indication, it's a pretty sure bet Maryland's brand-new $1.4 billion integrated resort casino — billed as "Las...

12/16/2016

article MGM National Harbor attracted about 170,000 in first week
(Maryland) -- The new MGM National Harbor resort and casino attracted about 170,000 people in its first week and has been at capacity "almost nonstop," says an...

12/12/2016

article Inside the Celebrity Chef Restaurants at MGM National Harbor
(Las Vegas) -- The spaceship-like monolith that is MGM National Harbor opened last Thursday with enough food and drink options to keep you occupied around the clock. The...
article It’s 4 a.m. at MGM. Do you know where your money is?
(Maryland) -- In casino world, 4 a.m. is still The Night. That’s how gamblers greet you when you walk into the tinsel wonderworld of the region’s newest...
article MGM National Harbor Resort & Casino filled to capacity since opening
(Maryland) -- Maryland’s sixth and newest casino opened Thursday night to a capacity crowd — and has been filled to capacity since then. Within 12 hours of...

12/11/2016

article Maryland reaps benefits of Virginia ban on casinos
(Maryland) -- Las Vegas-style casino gambling has come to Virginia’s doorstep. MGM National Harbor, located in Maryland on the eastern shore of the Potomac River...
article MGM casino outside Washington may change Washington’s ways
(Maryland) -- MGM’s new casino sits seven miles south of the White House and is filled with hat tips and homages to life in the nation’s capital. George...
article MGM National Harbor Opens with Style, Fanfare
(Maryland) -- Sarah Jessica Parker posing as shoe-store clerk, fitting her signature shoes on a parade of women who took them home in autographed boxes... Cellists,...
article Sleek casino with Bob Dylan art opening outside Washington
(Maryland) -- Far from the Las Vegas Strip, MGM Resorts International opened its $1.4 billion MGM National Harbor casino and resort just outside the nation's capital...

12/10/2016

article Maryland reaps benefits of Virginia ban on casinos
(Maryland) -- The MGM National Harbor logo is seen on a roulette table in the casino during a preview tour of the MGM National Harbor, Friday, Dec. 2, 2016 in Oxon Hill...

12/7/2016

article MGM lauds hiring and giving record as it readies to open in Prince George’s
(Maryland) -- The Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency on Wednesday issued the operating license for MGM National Harbor, clearing the way for the $1.4 billion...
article MGM National Harbor opens amid a perilous casino glut and big shift in gambling culture
(Maryland) -- MGM opens its $1.4 billion casino at National Harbor on Thursday night amid jackpot-level excitement and expectations for Maryland’s final and...
article Good bet MGM casino will spike problem gambling, say doctors
(Maryland) -- There is no such thing as a sure bet, but experts expect to see an increase in problem gambling with Thursday’s opening of the MGM National Harbor...
article OP/ED: Maryland's last casino
(Maryland) -- Maryland's glitziest casino, the MGM National Harbor, is due to open tomorrow , and Maryland officials hope that a bonanza of new tax revenue for the...
article WASHINGTON POST: Ka-ching! Gambling addicts’ problems just got worse.
(Washington D.C.) -- AS THE allure and glitz of Las Vegas arrive at the Potomac on Thursday in the form of MGM’s gigantic $1.4 billion casino at National Harbor,...

12/6/2016

article Fears of traffic gridlock as MGM casino is set to open; officials urge patience and planning
(Maryland) -- The opening of the $1.4 billion MGM National Harbor casino resort will bring more than glitz and glamour to southern Prince George’s County. It will...
article Maryland's casino taxes to change when MGM opens
(Maryland) -- Two Maryland casinos will keep a higher share of slot machine revenue when MGM National Harbor opens this week, in a deal state lawmakers made years ago to...
article MGM National Harbor, new Maryland ‘landmark,’ gambling on region’s casino appetite
(Maryland) -- The MGM National Harbor glows a shiny white at night, rising above the Potomac River like — its architect has suggested — a vast ship sailing...
article MGM poised to premiere property in Washington, D.C.
(Maryland) -- MGM Resorts International expands its universe to Washington, D.C., with the grand opening of its MGM National Harbor on the eastern banks of the Potomac...
article Washington, D.C. Has a Huge MGM Casino Opening Right Next Door
(Maryland) -- Far from the Las Vegas Strip, MGM Resorts International opens its $1.4 billion MGM National Harbor casino and resort just outside the nation’s...
article Maryland casino revenue up 2.5 percent in November
(Maryland) -- Maryland's five casinos brought in nearly $92 million in state revenue in November, its 12th straight month of year-over-year gains, the Maryland...

12/5/2016

article From Sand to Shimmer: A Casino Resort Rises in Maryland
(Maryland) -- As MGM opens a new resort this week on a hillside overlooking the Potomac River, it will deliver a victory in a long effort to develop a shoreline carved...
article Sleek casino with Bob Dylan art opening outside Washington
(Maryland) -- Far from the Las Vegas Strip, MGM Resorts International opens its $1.4 billion MGM National Harbor casino and resort just outside the nation’s...
article Maryland casino revenue rises 2.5 percent in November
(Maryland) -- Maryland casinos collected $92 million in gaming revenue in November, a 2.5 percent increase over the same month a year ago.
article Thousands of Gamblers Ejected From Maryland Casinos Since 2010
(Maryland) -- Maryland casinos have evicted 3,600 players since casinos began operation in the state in 2010, according to an investigation by the News4 I-Team. Almost...
article Hansen: Susan La Flesche Picotte, first Native American doctor, turned down fame but earned place in history
(Nebraska) -- The 8-year-old girl sat and watched the old woman dying. She watched as the sun went down and the old woman grew weaker and the doctor did not come. She...

12/2/2016

article MGM Casino opening soon with an expected 20,000 people visiting daily
(Maryland) -- The MGM Grand Casino and Resort will be open to the public on Thursday. They are expecting around 20,000 people to come in and out on a daily basis. Many...
article New MGM National Harbor Will Benefit Entire Region, MGM CEO Predicts
(Maryland) -- When the $1.4 billion MGM National Harbor opens next week across the river from Alexandria, nearby businesses in the region are hoping to also reap more...
article Poop Problem: Maryland Residents Fear MGM Casino Will Worsen Sewage Issues
(Maryland) -- Residents who live near the new MGM National Harbor say they're concerned sewage system problems in their neighborhood could get worse when the casino...

12/1/2016

article MGM National Harbor’s casino and resort opens on Dec. 8.
(Maryland) -- MGM National Harbor’s new luxury gaming resort in Maryland is in its final countdown, with opening day a week away on Dec. 8. The opening promises to...

11/30/2016

article Chesley: Maryland will reap millions from Virginians with opening of MGM casino
(Virginia) -- Sleek and slender, and casting a colossal shadow over the Beltway, the MGM National Harbor casino and resort in Prince George’s County, Md.,...

11/29/2016

article The biggest gamble at MGM National Harbor may be on the traffic getting there
(Maryland) -- With a luxury resort and casino about to open in Prince George’s County, you’d think council member Obie Patterson would be in a celebratory...
article Horseshoe Casino is Hiring New Staff on the Spot Tomorrow
(Maryland) -- Baltimore’s sole casino is looking to bolster its ranks at a hiring event this week, and not just for positions specific to the gambling trade. While...

11/28/2016

article MGM National Harbor Casino Must Pass Tests Before Opening
(Maryland) -- The billion-dollar MGM Grand National Harbor casino must pass two “controlled demonstration” tests before it is permitted to open its doors Dec...
article MGM National Harbor Opening Day Details Announced
(Maryland) -- New details are being released as the countdown begins for the grand opening of the $1.4 billion MGM National Harbor casino and resort on Thursday, Dec. 8...
article Maryland Seeing Uptick In Horse Racing Business
(Maryland) -- Maryland started seeing a decline in its coveted horse-racing industry in the 90s as neighboring states introduced casino gambling. Now, after several...

11/26/2016

article Sens. Surovell and Lucas: Gaming will soon shift $300 million a year from Virginia to Maryland
(Virginia) -- Next month, Virginians will hear a large sucking sound coming from our northern border. It won’t be our tax dollars going to Washington, D.C., but...
article Casinos help Maryland horseracing renaissance
(Maryland) -- In Maryland, a new report has found that casinos in the eastern state have helped the local horseracing industry to increase its economic impact over the...

11/23/2016

article Creditors jockey for position as subcontractor on MGM casino works through Chapter 11 restructuring
(Maryland) -- A battle for position has emerged between the two largest creditors in the bankruptcy restructuring case of Upper Marlboro-based Essex Construction LLC,...

11/21/2016

article Study says Maryland horse industry is rebounding, 'still healing'
(Maryland) -- Maryland's horse industry hasn't recovered fully from years of decline but has regained its footing and is generating more than $1 billion a year...

11/8/2016

article How much does just 1 slot machine make for Md.?
(Maryland) -- Maryland’s five existing casinos generated about $95.5 million in revenue for the state in October, up 0.8 percent from a year ago. But all that...
article MGM National Harbor To Hold Hire 100 Workers at Nov. 9 Event
(Maryland) -- MGM National Harbor will hold a hiring event for bartenders and banquet servers from 10 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, Nov. 9, according to Prince George's...

11/7/2016

article Small subcontractor working on MGM National Harbor seeks bankruptcy protection
(Maryland) -- An Upper Marlboro-based contractor that is part of the team building the $1.4 billion MGM National Harbor has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection...

11/6/2016

article Maryland Casino Revenue Up Slightly in October
(Maryland) -- Maryland’s five casinos generated collective revenue of $95.5 million in October, up 0.8% year-on-year. Revenue at local gambling venues has been...

11/4/2016

article Maryland casino October revenue up just slightly over last year
(Maryland) -- Maryland casinos continued a trend of revenue growth year over year in October, although not by as big a margin as other months this year.
article Maryland casinos extend revenue winning streak, but just barely
(Maryland) -- Maryland casinos maintained their streak of year-on-year gaming revenue increases in October, but only by the slimmest of margins.
article Radio One Ready For Name Change, Casino Opening
(Maryland) -- The company will officially change its name to Urban One in January with the slugline, “Representing Black America.” Radio One, TV One and...

11/1/2016

article North County tour to highlight growth, investment in area
(Maryland) -- A regional bus tour Thursday will highlight various areas of growth and investment in northern Anne Arundel County. Hosted by the Northern Anne Arundel...

10/29/2016

article Huge Casino Threatens Small Blues Club For Using The Word 'Live' In Its Name
(Maryland) -- When I drop dead of a massive heart attack, it will be because some huge company has bullied some small company over a ridiculous trademark that never...

10/27/2016

article Hollywood Casino Perryville seeks outdoor slots area
(Maryland) -- Hollywood Casino Perryville is seeking state regulators' permission to expand its gaming floor to include an outside area where smoking is permitted....
article MGM National Harbor foes fear oversaturation of casinos in Maryland
(Maryland) -- The Dec. 8 grand opening of the MGM National Harbor’s casino heralds new jobs and revenue in Prince George’s County amid concerns that it will...

10/25/2016

article Bethesda Club Battles Maryland Live! Casino Over New Name
(Maryland) -- A family-owned business in Bethesda, Maryland, and a multibillion dollar casino complex in Hanover, Maryland, are fighting over who gets to use the word...
article Hollywood Casino Perryville seeks outdoor slots area
(Maryland) -- Hollywood Casino Perryville is seeking state regulators' permission to expand its gaming floor to include an outside area where smoking is permitted.

10/22/2016

article MGM National Harbor releases more information on amenities before December 8 opening
(Maryland) -- The MGM National Harbor casino is scheduled to have its grand opening on December 8 and once opened, will become the sixth casino to operate in the state...

10/20/2016

article MGM National Harbor, state's sixth casino, releases details on amenities
(Maryland) -- MGM National Harbor, the $1.4 billion casino and hotel scheduled to open Dec. 8, released details about its features — including a chocolate fountain...

10/12/2016

article Md. police readies for onslaught of casino traffic
(Maryland) -- The grand opening of MGM National Harbor is eight weeks away. While residents of Oxon Hill and Fort Washington have raised concerns about the traffic that...
article Officials hold meeting to discuss transportation plan for new MGM National Harbor casino
(Maryland) -- In less than two months, the MGM National Harbor casino will open its doors. But the new attraction will also open up the floodgates for a potential...
article Maryland Live Casino hosting series of celebrity chef events during 'Cheftober'
(Maryland) -- Maryland Live Casino is hosting a series of celebrity chef appearances and giveaways throughout the month in a series the Hanover casino has dubbed "...

10/10/2016

article Maryland's Newest Casino Comes With A Concert Hall — And Bruno Mars
(Maryland) -- The newest major music venue to open in the D.C. area comes packaged with a casino and a hotel — and for one night, pop star Bruno Mars. The $1.4...

10/7/2016

article Maryland Poker Rooms Rake $2.7M In September
(Maryland) -- The state of Maryland’s brick-and-mortar poker rooms had revenue of $2.7 million in September, according to figures released this week by gaming...

10/6/2016

article Maryland Casino Revenue Rises 11% in September
(Maryland) -- Maryland Lottery and Gaming published information about the state’s five casinos’ financial performance in September 2016. Overall casino...
article Maryland casinos report September gaming revenues of over $97 million
(Maryland) -- After posting total gaming revenues of just over $100.3 million for August, the five casinos in Maryland have now reported takings of almost $97.1 million...

10/5/2016

article Maryland Casinos Generate $97.1 Million in Revenue During September
(Maryland) -- Maryland Lottery and Gaming today announced September 2016 revenue numbers for the state’s five casinos – Hollywood Casino Perryville in Cecil...
article Maryland casinos generated $97.1 million in September
(Maryland) -- Maryland's five casinos brought in more than $97 million in state revenue last month, rising year-over-year for the 10th month in a row, according to...

10/4/2016

article Losing bidder on lottery contract files second protest
(Maryland) -- One of the losing bidders for a $262 million pact to operate the Maryland Lottery computer system filed a complaint alleging a memo sent by the agency'...
article MGM National Harbor casino confirms official opening for December 8, 2016
(Maryland) -- MGM Resorts confirmed that it will open its MGM National Harbor casino in Prince George’s county, Maryland on December 8, 2016 and will become the...

10/3/2016

article MGM National Harbor casino announces Dec. 8 grand opening
(Maryland) -- MGM National Harbor will have its grand opening Dec. 8, officials announced Monday. The $1.4 billion casino resort will debut just in time for the holiday...
article MGM National Harbor To Open December 8
(Maryland) -- Bringing the first luxury gaming resort experience to the Capital Region, the $1.4 billion MGM National Harbor will make its highly anticipated debut...

10/1/2016

article Maryland Lottery defends selection of Scientific Games Corporation
(Maryland) -- The Maryland Lottery is defending its recent decision to award an eight-year supply contract to Scientific Games Corporation despite allegations from a...

9/26/2016

article Rawlings-Blake: Casino money helped 300 Baltimore residents land jobs
(Maryland) -- Money from Baltimore's Horseshoe Casino has helped 300 residents find jobs, the mayor's office said Monday. The Employment Connection Center in...

9/22/2016

article Here’s a look at the 16 road projects around MGM National Harbor
(Maryland) -- The developers of National Harbor on Wednesday announced that $10 million in road improvements are underway in preparation for the MGM National Harbor...

9/21/2016

article Cordish Cos. buys Hanover hotel near Maryland Live
(Maryland) -- The Cordish Cos. announced Wednesday it has bought a hotel near its Maryland Live Casino and rebranded it as Live! Lofts, jumping ahead with a plan to...
article Maryland Live! expands with hotel rooms, says it remains ‘the big boy in town’
(Maryland) -- Maryland Live’s 17-story flagship hotel won’t open until 2018, but players won’t have to wait that long to make lodging part of their...
article MGM National Harbor could more than double traffic in southern Prince George’s
(Maryland) -- Vehicle traffic to National Harbor could more than double when MGM National Harbor opens later this year, according to projections, exacerbating a growing...
article The lottery of the future?
(Maryland) -- Among the most interesting details exposed by the dispute over the $263 million contract to run the operations of Maryland's lottery is one buried on...

9/20/2016

article Losing bidders protest $262 million lottery contract
(Maryland) -- Two losing contenders for a contract worth as much as $263 million for the computer network that runs the Maryland lottery are protesting a decision to...

9/19/2016

article Losing bidder claims Maryland lottery inflated $262 million contract
(Maryland) -- Maryland lottery officials inflated a $262 million, eight-year information technology contract for monitoring wagers to include kinds of Internet gambling...

9/14/2016

article Maryland Live starts construction on $200M hotel
(Maryland) -- Officials from Maryland Live were joined by local and state officials Tuesday as The Cordish Cos. began construction on a $200 million hotel next to the...

9/13/2016

article Maryland Casinos Post Ninth Straight Monthly Revenue Gain
(Maryland) -- For the ninth straight month, the state’s five casinos posted a gross gaming revenue increase and topped $100 million in total income for the fourth...
article Cordish Cos. to break ground on $200 million hotel at Maryland Live
(Maryland) -- The Cordish Cos. is scheduled to break ground Tuesday on a 17-story hotel at Maryland Live that will become the tallest building in Anne Arundel County and...

9/12/2016

article Growth for Maryland Casinos
(Maryland) -- With five casinos in the state and one more on the way, the casinos’ numbers are looking better than ever. Tracey Leong explains why.

9/9/2016

article Live Nation will book shows at MGM National Harbor’s 3,000-seat theater
(Las Vegas) -- The world’s largest concert promoter, Live Nation, will be in charge of booking events at the future MGM National Harbor theater in Prince George...

9/8/2016

article Maryland casinos top $100m; MGM National Harbor to feature Dylan metalwork
(Maryland) -- Maryland’s casinos have generated over $100m in combined revenue in four of the last five months, although August’s total barely cleared the...

9/7/2016

article Bob Dylan Made an Enormous Iron Gate Sculpture for a Maryland Casino
(Maryland) -- Bob Dylan’s latest release is not an album or a song, but an enormous new sculpture called “Portal.” The 26-by-15-foot iron archway will...
article Maryland casino revenues rise for ninth straight month, top $100 million
(Maryland) -- Revenue at Maryland's casinos rose again in August, topping $100 million in a month for the fourth time since the state's first casino opened in...
article Maryland Live leads as state's casinos see more revenue gains, top $100M overall
(Maryland) -- Maryland casinos continued their trend of year-over-year growth in July, reaching the $100 million plateau in combined revenue for the second straight...
article Off-track betting may return to Cecil County
(Maryland) -- Off-track betting may be returning to Cecil County, but this time to Perryville, not North East. The Maryland Jockey Club had previously operated an off-...

9/6/2016

article Construction on $200M Maryland Live hotel begins Sept. 13
(Maryland) -- The Cordish Cos. and Maryland Live casino will break ground on a $200 million hotel project next week that experts and officials hope will boost the county...

9/5/2016

article Horseshoe Casino pays Baltimore nearly $23 million during second year
(Maryland) -- The Horseshoe Casino in Baltimore celebrated its second anniversary on August 26 and has continued to experience good success, recording more than 4...

9/3/2016

article Baltimore’s Horseshoe Casino Marks Second Anniversary
(Maryland) -- A crowd of Baltimore professionals and residents recently gathered at the Horseshoe Casino to commemorate the establishment’s two years in business.

8/31/2016

article Horseshoe Casino to pay nearly $23 million in city tax payments, local impact grants in second full year
(Maryland) -- Horseshoe Casino Baltimore saw less guests during its second year compared to its first year, but revenue is up and the casino is giving more back to the...

8/25/2016

article Maryland Live Casino names new SVP to oversee day-to-day operations
(Maryland) -- Maryland Live Casino on Thursday announced the hiring of Robert Tedesco as senior vice president and assistant general manager of the Arundel Mills gaming...

8/22/2016

article MGM National Harbor scales back on slot machines
(Maryland) -- MGM National Harbor is scaling back on its plans for slot machines in a response to “current market factors,” including increased demand for...

8/19/2016

article MGM National Harbor Casino Scales Back Plan for Slot Machines
(Maryland) -- Months before its expected opening, the MGM National Harbor Casino in Maryland is scaling back its plans for slot machines. The Maryland Lottery and Gaming...

8/12/2016

article County, community groups get $18 million in casino local impact grants
(Maryland) -- Revenue from the Maryland Live casino will fund about $18 million in grants this year to Anne Arundel County government and about a dozen local...

8/11/2016

article Borgata holds Atlantic City job fair for Maryland casino
(Atlantic City) -- The new owner of Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa has held a job fair in Atlantic City for a casino complex that's under construction in Maryland.

8/10/2016

article Man Hit By Errant Roulette Ball Loses $300K Casino Lawsuit
(Maryland) -- A man reportedly hit in the face by an errant roulette wheel ball has lost his $300,000 lawsuit against Maryland Live Casino for injuries he reportedly...
article Maryland Lottery reports record yearly sales, aided by Powerball and scratch-offs
(Maryland) -- The Maryland Lottery today reported record sales during the 2016 fiscal year, buoyed by the increased popularity of scratch-off tickets and a $1.6 billion...

8/9/2016

article Maryland Live comes out on top in roulette ball lawsuit
(Maryland) -- A man struck by a roulette ball at the Maryland Live casino in 2013 will receive no monetary compensation, a federal jury decided last week. Leander Stocks...

8/6/2016

article Maryland Casino Revenue Up 5% in July
(Maryland) -- Maryland Lottery and Gaming posted on Friday the traditional monthly report on the financial performance of the state’s five operational casinos.
article Maryland casinos gain again, top $100M in revenue in July
(Maryland) -- Maryland casinos reported combined revenue gains for the eighth straight month in July, again topping $100 million. Revenues at the five casinos rose to $...

8/4/2016

article Atlantic City casino employees flocking to MGM National Harbor for work
(Maryland) -- Atlantic City’s collapse may be MGM National Harbor’s gain. MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) CEO James Murren told CNBC’s “...
article Maryland Lottery and Gaming Participates in Responsible Gaming Education Week
(Maryland) -- Maryland Lottery and Gaming (ML&G) is proud to participate in the American Gaming Association’s (AGA) 19th Annual Responsible Gaming Education...

8/3/2016

article Ocean Downs sold to 2 venerable horse-racing firms
(Maryland) -- Ocean Downs is trading its orange crushes for mint juleps. The company that runs the Kentucky Derby is partnering with a New York racetrack and casino to...

8/2/2016

article Churchill Downs enters joint venture to acquire ownership of casino, racetrack
(Maryland) -- Churchill Downs Inc. has entered into a joint venture to claim the equity interests in a Berlin, Md., racetrack and casino operation. The Louisville-based...
article Churchill Downs Inc. buying Maryland racino, harness track with partner
(Maryland) -- Churchill Downs Inc. and Saratoga Casino Holdings announced Tuesday a joint venture to buy Ocean Downs harness track and casino near Ocean City, Md., for...

8/1/2016

article Maryland Live sues MGM over VIP list
(Maryland) -- Maryland Live Casino has started legal proceedings against MGM National Harbor over claims its rival surreptitiously obtained its high-roller list....
article LETTER: It's the state that's hooked on gambling
(Maryland) -- Ever since the states decided to go into the gaming business (aside from horse and auto racing, of course), I've wondered at the hypocrisy. The state,...

7/30/2016

article Gamblers banned from Maryland casinos risk arrest as well as money
(Maryland) -- In the early hours of April 1, a slots player at Hollywood Casino Perryville hit it big — a $1,200 jackpot. But the gambler wasn't handed a stack...

7/29/2016

article Has Boom In Gaming Industry Increased Gambling Addiction?
(Maryland) -- A new study will be looking into the booming casino business and the impact it has on people living in Maryland. Since 2010, the state has seen a rapid...

7/28/2016

article Maryland wants to know if problem gambling increased amid casino growth
(Maryland) -- The state wants to know whether the rapid expansion of casinos in the last five years has led to an increase in problem gamblers. With five Maryland...

7/26/2016

article Maryland Live accuse former VIP hosts of given stolen client info to MGM Resorts
(Maryland) -- Maryland’s leading casino operator has sued its newest competitor before it even opened over an allegedly pilfered list of high-rolling gamblers.

7/25/2016

article Maryland Live casino sues MGM over high-roller lists
(Maryland) -- A Maryland casino is suing MGM Resorts International over lists of high-rollers. The Daily Record reports (http://bit.ly/2a8PAud ) that the Maryland Live...

7/20/2016

article Casino Expected to Make National Harbor Traffic Even Worse
(Maryland) -- Traffic around National Harbor has only slowed over the years, and it could get even worse. A new casino, MGM National Harbor, is set to open, but AAA said...

7/19/2016

article Boonsboro's off-track betting site is doing better than expected
(Maryland) -- In Washington County G Boone's at the Boonsboro Event Center's off track betting site has been open for just three months, but is already exceeding...

7/18/2016

article Your chance to own a piece of MGM National Harbor
(Maryland) -- MGM Resorts International is offering a few well-heeled individual investors and minority business owners a chance at taking a stake in the MGM National...
press release MGM National Harbor Announces the Establishment of a New Investment Opportunity for the Maryland Community
(Maryland) -- MGM National Harbor, the $1.3 billion luxury resort on the Potomac River being developed by MGM Resorts International (MGM), announces the establishment of...

7/17/2016

article MGM Resorts Is Spending $1.3 Billion on National Harbor -- Worth the Bet?
(Maryland) -- MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) is preparing to open its newest mega-development later this year -- a $1.3 billion resort and casino just 10 miles...

7/11/2016

article Horseshoe adds continuous shuffle machines, stirring industry debate
(Maryland) -- Gambling novices might not notice the continuous shuffle machines sitting next to the green felt at three dozen Horseshoe Casino Baltimore blackjack tables...

7/10/2016

article Md. Casino Revenue Is Up From Last Year
(Maryland) -- Maryland casinos are cashing in, as last month’s combined revenue is up compared to the same time last year. Marcus Washington has more.

7/7/2016

article Maryland casino revenue grows yet again in June
(Maryland) -- The Maryland casinos didn't set another all-time monthly revenue record in June, but the five casinos continued to see year-over-year improvement in...

7/6/2016

article Maryland casinos continued revenue roll in June
(Maryland) -- Combined revenue at Maryland's five casinos increased year-over-year for the seventh straight month in June, continuing a record roll. Revenues reached...

7/5/2016

article Rocky Gap Casino completes expansion of games, parking
(Maryland) -- Golden Entertainment Inc. says it has completed an expansion of gambling opportunities and parking spaces at the Rocky Gap Casino Resort near Cumberland....

7/4/2016

article Eight years and one casino later, a bus line from Alexandria to National Harbor
(Virginia) -- A new Metrobus line that will connect the growing National Harbor community to Alexandria is launching this fall — the culmination of years-long...

6/30/2016

article Washington, DC Casinos Battle for Market Share, Maryland Live! Plans $200 Million Expansion as MGM National Harbor Prepares to Open
(Maryland) -- The Washington, DC, casino power players are flexing their muscles. In anticipation of the opening of the $1.2 billion MGM National Harbor later this year...

6/28/2016

article Cordish Cos. to break ground in fall for hotel beside casino
(Maryland) -- The Cordish Cos. plans to break ground this fall on a hotel next to its Maryland Live Casino. Media outlets report that the real estate developer announced...

6/27/2016

article Cordish to build $200 million hotel for Live casino
(Maryland) -- The Cordish Cos. will break ground this fall on a $200 million hotel that aims to solidify the position of its Maryland Live Casino, the state's...
article Maryland Live Casino invests in expansion plans to prepare for MGM competition
(Maryland) -- The Maryland Live Casino is the biggest casino in Maryland and is currently investing $200 million to expand its operations in an effort to not lose any...
article Maryland Live! casino has big expansion plans
(Maryland) -- The expansion plans at Maryland Live! will include a 17-story hotel. The addition will include 310 hotel rooms, an event center, meeting spaces, new...

6/26/2016

article Construction booms at Maryland Live casino as competitor MGM readies to open
(Maryland) -- Maryland’s largest casino is in the midst of a multimillion-dollar expansion, an effort to reinvent itself and maintain its footing in one of the...

6/21/2016

article DC Area’s New Casino Is Creating Thousands Of Jobs
(Maryland) -- A new casino is opening this fall in Prince George’s County, Maryland just across the river from Washington, D.C. — bringing roughly 3,600 jobs...

6/14/2016

article Maryland Casinos Set New Revenue Record of $104.4 Million in May
(Maryland) -- Maryland Lottery and Gaming today announced that monthly combined revenues for the state’s casinos reached a new high of $104,351,219 in May 2016....

6/11/2016

article As MGM National Harbor looms, what impact will it have on Maryland Live casino?
(Maryland) -- With the MGM National Harbor Casino slated to be completed in the next few months, there are still looming questions as to whether it will negatively...

6/8/2016

article MGM slot money hasn’t arrived yet, but the fight on how to spend it is on
(Maryland) -- The MGM casino at National Harbor won’t open its doors for six more months, but Prince George’s County officials are already feuding over how...

6/6/2016

article Maryland casinos are on a record roll
(Maryland) -- Rocked by the 2014 closure of four casinos, Atlantic City is on the brink of a financial crisis. Nevada casino revenue has been flat for months. But...
article Maryland casinos set second straight monthly revenue record
(Maryland) -- Maryland's five casinos generated a record of nearly $104.4 million this past May, surpassing the previous record total of $103.9 million set one month...

6/5/2016

article Pappas Restaurant coming to MGM National Harbor
(Maryland) -- Pappas, the Baltimore-area seafood restaurant, will open a location at MGM National Harbor when the Prince George's County resort and casino opens...

5/27/2016

article Taking a gamble on MGM's blackjack school
(Maryland) -- Before her first day of blackjack class, Stephanie Sizemore straightened her blonde hair, put on hot-pink lipstick and reached for the highest pair of...

5/24/2016

article See Inside MGM National Harbor's Luxury Suites
(Maryland) -- By the fourth quarter of 2016, the $1.3 billion MGM National Harbor casino is expected to open its doors to the public. Before its big opening, two more...

5/20/2016

article Casinos fight fee increase for government oversight
(Maryland) -- During a hearing Tuesday, Republican lawmakers complained that Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf's administration was beating the casino industry "like a...
article How a mah-jongg game bust led to legalized home poker games in Maryland
(Maryland) -- Fear not, card game enthusiasts: Maryland's governor has signed a bill that would legalize some home poker games. House Bill 127, one of many bills...

5/18/2016

article Maryland racing, breeding industries enjoy resurgence
(Maryland) -- For the embattled racing industry in Maryland five years ago, there was probably nowhere to go but up. Still, the recent resurgence in numbers posted by...
article Property tax rate for homeowners to drop by a penny in fiscal 2017
(Maryland) -- The Board of Estimates today lowered by one cent the tax rate for owner-occupied properties by adjusting the Targeted Homeowner’s Tax Credit Rate by...

5/17/2016

article Casino dealer school opens up in Prince George's Co.
(Maryland) -- The first 100 people aiming to become casino table games dealers at the MGM National Harbor complex started school today.

5/16/2016

article University Of Maryland Offers Course On 'Gambling In The New Millennium'
(Maryland) -- There's a certain reaction some folks have when they hear the title of the course University of Maryland professor Stephen McDaniel has been offering...
article Pimlico owner Stronach Group to purchase Rosecroft Raceway
(Maryland) -- The Stronach Group has agreed to purchase Prince George's County's Rosecroft Raceway from the Penn National Gaming Inc., growing its number of...

5/14/2016

article Drug use may threaten horse racing's future
(Maryland) -- Former Maryland Jockey Club CEO Joseph A. De Francis watches the Triple Crown races with growing anxiety, worried that an overmedicated horse will collapse...

5/10/2016

article MGM National Harbor offers school for aspiring casino dealers
(Maryland) -- On Tuesday, prospective students learned more about what it takes to be a card dealer at MGM National Harbor. It was a part of a Dealer School Open House....

5/7/2016

article April Sees Maryland Casinos Push Past $100 Million for 17 Percent Jump, Market Now Halfway to Atlantic City
(Maryland) -- The five casinos, Hollywood Casino Perryville, Horseshoe Casino Baltimore, Ocean Downs, Maryland Live!, and Rocky Gap Resort, generated $103,891,225, their...

5/5/2016

article Maryland casino revenue tops $100 million for first time in April
(Maryland) -- Soaring monthly revenue at Maryland's casinos topped $100 million for the first time in April, the Lottery and Gaming Control Agency said Thursday. The...
article Maryland casinos break $100M in revenue for record month in April
(Maryland) -- Maryland casinos had their best month ever in April, as the total monthly combined revenues from the state's five casinos reached $103.9 million.
article Md. casinos pull in record amount
(Maryland) -- Maryland casino revenue was $103.9 million in April, a new monthly high. The Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency reported Thursday that last month...
article Fourth Circuit Decision Highlights Need For Employers To Assess Whether Training Time Should Be Compensated
(Maryland) -- Whether time spent in training is compensable time under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) is an issue that the courts have addressed in a...

4/28/2016

article Former Casino Trainees Win Appeal Over Unpaid Wages
(Maryland) -- Former Maryland Live Casino trainees will be able to reclaim unpaid wages. The trainees say they should have been paid for attending a casino dealer school...
article Former trainees of Maryland Live Casino win appeal on unpaid wages
(Maryland) -- Former trainees of Maryland Live Casino in Hanover have won an appeal in a case in which the trainees are seeking unpaid wages for their time attending a...

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