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Nov 18, 2013

Latest federal Internet gambling bill proposes tax

LAS VEGAS — If Congress makes no progress on a national framework for online gambling this session, it won’t be for a lack of legislation. Two lawmakers introduced bills over the summer that would legalize some form of Internet gambling nationwide. Last week, Rep. Jim McDermott, a Democrat from Washington, introduced a bill that would […]

Oct 17, 2013

Penn National sees drop in earnings

Penn National Gaming Inc., of Wyomissing, Pa., which owns gambling and racing facilities in 17 states, including Maryland, and Canada, reported its profit fell.

Oct 14, 2013

Md., Anne Arundel look to curb underage gambling

A lottery ticket in a Christmas stocking. A fantasy football league. Online poker. You don’t have to be over 21 and sitting at a poker table or slot machine to gamble. State gambling regulators, compulsive gambling experts and public health officials are working to prevent the spread of gambling problems among teens and young adults, […]

Oct 10, 2013

Panel: 3 applicants for Md. casino license suitable

A Maryland panel has found that three applicants are suitable to pursue a license to open a casino near the nation’s capital. The Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Commission unanimously made the decision on Thursday. The applicants are Prince George’s Racing Ventures, LLC, a subsidiary of Penn National; Maryland Casino, LLC, a subsidiary of Greenwood […]

Oct 7, 2013

Maryland casino revenues total $65.3M in September

Maryland’s four casinos generated $65.3 million in total revenue for the month of September. The Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency announced the revenues for the month on Monday. Maryland Live! in Hanover, the state’s largest casino, made about $50.5 million. Hollywood Casino in Perryville made the next highest amount of $6.6 million for the […]

Oct 3, 2013

Given OK, Rocky Gap starts poker

After Thursday’s controlled demonstration, Rocky Gap Casino Resort has been approved by the state to start offering poker, the casino announced Friday.

Oct 1, 2013

P.G. casino bidders reach out to communities as hearings approach

With less than a month before public hearings begin on the site selection for a new casino in Prince George’s County, the three companies vying for a single license have been ramping up outreach efforts in nearby communities.

Sep 25, 2013

Mass. city’s voters OK Cordish casino

Casino owner and operator Cordish Cos., of Baltimore, said residents of the city of Leominster, Mass. have “voted overwhelmingly in favor” of its proposed $200 million-plus Massachusetts Live casino.

Sep 25, 2013

MGM provides first look at proposed casino at National Harbor

FORT WASHNGTON — MGM Resorts International has unveiled the design of a proposed casino near the nation’s capital. The company provided an update on Wednesday about its bid to develop the facility at National Harbor that will include a high-rise hotel. Jim Murren, MGM Resort International’s chief executive officer, says the company is taking a […]

Sep 25, 2013

Horseshoe Casino rising off Russell Street

The progress on Baltimore’s newest casino was on display for the public Wednesday as construction workers continue to build the steel and concrete skeleton of the $442 million facility.

Sep 11, 2013

By forming 2 firms, Penn National hopes to qualify for 2nd casino

Although state law prohibits a single company from operating more than one casino in Maryland, Penn National Gaming Inc. — which opened the state’s first gambling facility nearly three years ago in Cecil County — may have found a way around that rule.

Sep 5, 2013

Md. casinos brought in $71 million in August

Maryland’s four casinos generated gaming revenue of slightly more than $71 million in August, the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency announced in its monthly report on casino returns.

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