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Jun 6, 2012

Casino at Arundel Mills opens early to an eager crowd

With a crowd blockading the entrance to the Maryland Live! casino at Arundel Mills mall just before 9:30 p.m. and a ribbon cutting ceremony winding down, casino officials opened the doors to the general public about a half-hour early. And then the mob took over. Robert J. Norton, the casino’s general manager, said he expected […]

Jun 6, 2012

Vegas atmosphere comes to Hanover

David Cordish said Maryland Live! at Arundel Mills mall would be the state’s first first class, world class casino. On opening night, as VIPs pour through the 3,200-slot machine casino’s doors in advance of the official 10 p.m. opening, Cordish is hitting that mark. Maryland State Lottery Agency Director Stephen L. Martino thinks so, too. […]

Jun 4, 2012

Arundel Mills casino authorized to open Wednesday

Following a battery of tests Saturday, the Maryland State Lottery Agency authorized the Maryland Live! casino at Arundel Mills mall to open as planned Wednesday at 10 p.m. The agency announced Monday afternoon that lottery Director Stephen L. Martino signed the casino’s operating license, an expected outcome, and the last remaining hurdle between the casino […]

May 30, 2012

Eye Opener: The Maryland Live! labyrinth

If you haven’t seen The Daily Record‘s photo slide show of the new Maryland Live! casino in Hanover, take a look. After getting a tour yesterday afternoon, it seems like it will be hard to resist visiting the casino after it officially opens to taste the food in its buffet and test the realism of […]

May 29, 2012

A first look at Maryland Live!

News outlets were given a sneak peek Tuesday at Maryland Live!, the state's newest casino, set to open June 6 with more than 3,000 slot machines. Located next to Arundel Mills Mall, the 330,000-square-foot building will eventually include five restaurants and Rams Head Center Stage for live concerts.

May 25, 2012

Cordish: Maryland Live! won’t hurt Hollywood Casino for long

A few items didn’t make it into today’s story about what developer David Cordish called an oversaturated casino market in Maryland. Stephen L. Martino, director of the Maryland State Lottery Agency, said casino business is already starting to overlap. When Maryland Live! opens on June 6, Martino said business at Hollywood Casino Perryville is expected to […]

May 25, 2012

Eye Opener: O’Malley on ‘Meet the Press’

As a work group prepares to consider expanded gambling in Maryland in its first meeting next week, the developer of the Maryland Live! casino at Arundel Mills mall says the state is already facing slots over saturation. Here’s a few other headlines around the web: The Daily Record and others report that the Sparrows Point steel mill […]

Mar 14, 2012

First slots arrive at Maryland Live!

The first shipment of 100 slot machines arrived Wednesday at Maryland Live! Casino near the Arundel Mills Mall. The $500 million casino is expected to open in June.

Feb 7, 2012

Bill would OK table games and new casino site

ANNAPOLIS — A measure introduced in the Maryland Senate on Monday night would allow table games like blackjack at casinos and make it possible to build a casino in Prince George’s County. The bill, sponsored by Sen. Douglas J.J. Peters, would put both the table games component of the legislation and the provision allowing a […]

Dec 8, 2011

Maryland Live! Casino seeks to hire 1,500 by April

HANOVER — The developers of a $500 million casino at Arundel Mills Mall in Hanover say they are accepting job applications. Robert Norton, president and general manager of the Maryland Live! Casino, says the casino has launched an online application system and plans to fill 1,500 positions by April. He says interviews for some of […]

Nov 8, 2011

Slots panel reviews Rocky Gap bids

FLINTSTONE — Maryland’s slot-machine commission is hearing from the public and the businesses that aim to bring legal gambling to Rocky Gap State Park. The panel is set to tour the site before meeting Tuesday afternoon at the Rocky Gap Lodge and Golf Resort inside the state park near Cumberland. The commission is hearing from […]

Oct 31, 2011

Laurel Mall to be demolished for new town center

LAUREL — Prince George’s County officials are planning to demolish a dilapidated mall in Laurel to make way for a new town center. The Washington Examiner reports that developer Greenberg Gibbons plans to tear down Laurel Mall on Route 1 and rebuild it as retail and residential development similar to the Annapolis Towne Centre and […]

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