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Jul 20, 2023

Report: Md. falling short in combating problem gambling

Maryland is falling short of expectations and national standards in helping people suffering from a gambling problem, a recent legislative report shows.

Feb 15, 2023

Md. Senate to analyze gambling expansion

The Maryland Senate began hearings on a bill to remove some of the last blocks to unfettered gaming statewide.

Aug 25, 2022

Rocky Gap Casino owners announce plans to sell

Owners of one of Maryland's six casinos told state gaming regulators Thursday that they will sell the property.

Jun 15, 2022

Hogan calls for mobile sports betting to launch by September

Gov. Larry Hogan wants the state gaming panel to fast-track dozens of mobile sports betting licenses.

Sep 13, 2021

Sports betting in Maryland might not launch until 2022

Sports wagering in Maryland is now authorized, but it might not be until 2022 that gamblers get to make their bets on games.

Feb 28, 2020

Bill would educate young people about potential risks of gambling

A Maryland bill that would allow lessons on the risks associated with gambling — including addiction prevention — to be added to the high school health curriculum passed in the state Senate on Feb. 21.

May 18, 2018

Poll: Half of Americans approve of legal sports betting

A new poll finds that half of Americans approve of legal sports betting.

Jan 10, 2018

Pa. firm’s bid of $50M wins right to put mini-casino near Md. border

Penn National Gaming secured the right to put up a casino near Pennsylvania's southern border, submitting a winning bid Wednesday of just over $50 million and selecting a site that could draw heavily from Maryland.

Feb 20, 2017

Powerball player in Md. wins $1 million

SYKESVILLE — No one won the massive Powerball jackpot on Saturday night, but someone in Maryland got richer anyway. The Maryland Lottery says a $1 million winning ticket was sold at a convenience store in Sykesville. The ticket matched all five white balls that were drawn but not the Powerball. The jackpot for Saturday night’s […]

May 5, 2016

Video gaming distributor challenges laws in tax court

After being hit with a multi-million dollar tax assessment, a company that distributes video gaming devices has launched a constitutional challenge to Maryland’s gaming regulations, claiming they are arbitrary and treat small businesses differently than big casinos. Columbia Amusements Inc., a Baltimore company that owns coin-operated video gaming devices throughout the state, has been fighting [...]

Jan 8, 2016

Miller: Fantasy gaming violates Maryland Constitution

Miller, who voted for the law nearly four years ago, made his comments during a wide-ranging interview and at a time when he has requested an advisory letter on the legality of the industry from the counsel to the General Assembly.

Nov 6, 2015

Editorial Advisory Board: The real gamble with Horseshoe Casino

In November 2012, Question 7 was approved by Maryland voters – after the most costly campaign in the state’s history –allowing for the addition of table games in all casinos. Two years later, the $442 million Horseshoe Casino opened in downtown Baltimore. Together, these two events were championed by gambling proponents, who promised that an […]

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