david cordish

Sep 26, 2012

Penn National, Cordish talking?

Cordish Cos. officials declined to comment Wednesday on reports that Penn National Gaming Inc. is in talks to buy a minority stake in Maryland Live Casino at Arundel Mills mall, the state’s most successful gambling site.

Sep 13, 2012

Eye Opener: Hagerstown officials optimistic about new stadium

A few government and politics headlines for your perusal over morning coffee.

Sep 12, 2012

Cordish mum on plans for gambling referendum

David S. Cordish says “politics is a sport in Maryland,” and he’s tired of playing.

Aug 30, 2012

Phillips shuts Locust Point headquarters

The massive “World Headquarters” of Phillips Seafood in Locust Point is the latest prime piece of real estate in Baltimore to be put on the block, sources say.

Jul 25, 2012

House leadership to meet on gambling

ANNAPOLIS — Democratic leaders in the Maryland House of Delegates are scheduled to discuss a push to expand gambling in Maryland. The meeting is scheduled for Wednesday afternoon in Annapolis. House Speaker Michael Busch met for about two hours on Tuesday with David Cordish, the owner of Maryland’s largest casino, who does not want a […]

Jul 24, 2012

Cordish meets with speaker Busch on gambling

ANNAPOLIS — The owner of Maryland’s largest casino has met with House Speaker Michael Busch to discuss the potential expansion of gambling in the state. David Cordish, owner of the Cordish Cos., met for about two hours with the speaker. Joseph Weinberg, president of the company, also attended the meeting. Cordish declined to comment about […]

Jul 9, 2012

Eye Opener: Montgomery County Executive supports casino

Just because Gov. Martin O’Malley decided there would be no special session this week, that doesn’t mean the lobbying will come to an end. Here’s some other gambling and non-gambling bits from over the weekend: The Washington Post reports that Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett now says he supports allowing a casino in Prince George’s […]

Jun 7, 2012

Maryland Live! casino opens to big crowds

Over 10,000 people showed up for the grand opening of the Maryland Live! casino on Wednesday night. With over 3,000 games, it was the largest casino opening in the history of the country. The Cordish Cos. chairman and president are both optimistic about the casino's future.

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 4, 2012

Still plenty of possibilities at Arundel Mills

The jam-packed Arundel Mills commercial district could become even denser in the next several years, depending on the success of the Maryland Live! casino, which opens Wednesday night. With more than 1,400 hotel rooms ready to be booked within one mile of the casino, two more hotels are on the way to Hanover, where Anne […]

Jun 1, 2012

Gambling work group waiting for study

ANNAPOLIS — The fate of Maryland’s gambling industry appears to rest with a soon-to-be completed PricewaterhouseCoopers study, which will examine the viability of building a Prince George’s County casino and adding table games to all slot parlors in the state. Members of a work group that is studying the proposed expansion of the state’s gambling […]

Jun 1, 2012

National Harbor group couldn’t build a billion-dollar casino

Advocates for a National Harbor casino said the state wouldn’t be able to lower taxes enough for a billion-dollar facility to be built on the Potomac shore. Andrew Moody, principal of Business Research & Economic Advisors, said a $750 million casino at the sprawling Prince George’s County development could be possible if slots were taxed […]

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