Cordish Cos. plans to start construction on a $200 million expansion of its Maryland Live Casino in Hanover this fall. The plans call for a 17-story hotel tower that will be the largest in Anne Arundel County. Live Hotel will ...Read More »
The Maryland State Lottery and Gaming Control Commission will not hold a special meeting this week, suggesting that a potential deal between a pair of casino operators is not imminent.Read More »
Three casino companies with Maryland interests have combined to spend $16 million to influence the voter referendum on expanded gambling.
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ANNAPOLIS — Fissures may be developing in the previously united Baltimore delegation to the House of Delegates, whose chairman said last month that city lawmakers would stand together to oppose expanded gambling unless Baltimore receives a legislative goody bag. Del. ...
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The gambling bill that lawmakers will debate, amend and debate again over the next several days is the byproduct of months of work, numerous studies and various demands made by politicians, businessmen and other interest groups.Read More »
In one corner of the Maryland casino landscape is Maryland Live at Arundel Mills mall, where crowds on Fridays and Saturdays are so large that a seat cannot be found in front of any of the casino’s 3,200 slot machines.Read More »
Without an ironclad deal in place among members of the General Assembly, Gov. Martin O’Malley appears poised to call a potentially risky special session in which the legislature could vote to expand casino gambling to Prince George’s County and legalize table games.Read More »
The operator of Maryland’s first casino is betting that a sharp decline in its June revenue will be short-lived, but odds are the road ahead will be rough for Hollywood Casino Perryville. The opening of Maryland’s largest casino, Maryland Live ...
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Ten- and 12-hour days were the norm for state fiscal analysts working over the last month to put together a rushed report with PricewaterhouseCoopers on whether to expand gambling in Maryland. The hours were long for analysts at PricewaterhouseCoopers, too, ...
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Slip a $5 bill into a Maryland slot machine, push a button and watch the machine blink its multicolored lights and hum an electronic tune. Once all the machinations are finished and the last penny is gone — assuming Lady ...Read More »