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Jun 1, 2012

Cordish urges Md. to wait on additional casino

ANNAPOLIS — The owner of Maryland’s largest casino is urging state lawmakers to at least wait to see how casinos perform before adding a sixth. David Cordish spoke on Friday to a work group of lawmakers who are considering how to expand gambling in the state. He says he’s already put up more than $500 […]

May 31, 2012

Businesses around Maryland Live! say they are optimistic

Doug Bither looks forward to the jobs that will be created when the 330,000-square-foot Maryland Live! casino opens here, adjacent to the Arundel Mills mall. But Bither isn’t talking about the 1,500 employees who will be hired by the casino, which includes restaurants and a music venue. He’s talking about the jobs he hopes to […]

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 24, 2012

New casino may change the odds for other Maryland sites

David Cordish is quick to tell you that, when it opens on June 6, his Maryland Live! casino in Hanover will have more slot machines than any casino in Las Vegas or Atlantic City. With 3,250 machines, it will be larger than any other U.S. casino was at its opening. Another 1,500 machines set to […]

May 21, 2012

The Eye on Annapolis Podcast

Last week, Gov. Martin O’Malley confirmed plans for a second special session of the General Assembly, where lawmakers would discuss expanding the state’s gambling repertoire. In this week’s podcast, we discuss O’Malley’s plans for that session, whether legislators are likely to pass new gambling legislation and what other issues could arise during the second overtime [...]

Apr 20, 2012

Unions urge O’Malley, assembly leaders to expand gambling

Trade union leaders sent a letter to Gov. Martin O’Malley and the presiding officers of the General Assembly on Friday urging the trio to include an expansion of gambling in any revenue package considered in a special legislative session. The letter — addressed to O’Malley, Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr. and House of […]

Apr 19, 2012

Week in review – 4/20/12: Redevelopment in Hampden

Redevelopment in Hampden A 139-year-old former cotton mill and two other buildings at Chestnut Avenue and Falls Road will soon morph into a complex of 92 apartments, office space and restaurants as part of a continuing push to convert Hampden’s historic past into chic redevelopments. The developer is David F. Tufaro, owner of Terra Nova Ventures […]

Feb 17, 2012

Casino at Arundel Mills marks construction milestone

There was a milestone hit this week at the Maryland Live! Casino at Arundel Mills. Workers completed the exterior work of the $500 million gaming palace and 8-story parking garage, set to open in June. The topping-off ceremony took place Wednesday at the site, located around back of the mammoth mall off of Route 100 […]

Nov 29, 2011

Phillips officially opens its new Power Plant location

The large copper crab is back. Phillips Seafood, a Baltimore tourist landmark for more than three decades, has formally reopened in a new location at the historic Power Plant at the Inner Harbor following $2 million in renovations to the former ESPN Zone. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, restaurant owner Steve Phillips and local developer David Cordish […]

Nov 14, 2011

Anne Arundel police brass moonlighting for Cordish

ANNAPOLIS — The captain and lieutenant who oversee the Anne Arundel County Police Department’s gambling investigations have side jobs as security guards for the developer building the casino at Arundel Mills, according to documents obtained by The Capital. Capt. Randy Jones and Lt. Robert Adams — the officers in charge of the department’s vice unit […]

Jul 28, 2011

Photo of the Day – Living wages now

Check out a slideshow of our past Photos of the Day from The Daily Record’s staff photographers. We also have a SmugMug page, where you can purchase photos taken by The Daily Record staff

Jul 27, 2011

United Workers protest Cordish’s $3M rent break

Protesters for workers’ rights advocacy group United Workers picketed outside of the Baltimore Development Corp. office Wednesday to oppose a $3 million rent break that real estate developer The Cordish Cos. asked BDC for in exchange for making improvements to the historic Power Plant building in the Inner Harbor. About 15 picketers demanded transparency and […]

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