Tag Archives: gambling

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 ...

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Video gaming distributor challenges laws in tax court

Video poker and other games are not illegal –
but it is against the law when the devices pay
out winnings. (File photo)

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., ...

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Miller: Fantasy gaming violates Maryland Constitution

Maryland Senate President Thomas V. "Mike" Miller. (File Photo)

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.

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Judge dismisses ‘dubious’ lawsuit against ‘Game of War’ maker

Saying fantasy was confused with reality, a Baltimore federal judge has dismissed a woman’s hoped-for class-action lawsuit seeking compensation for money lost playing what she called an unlawful gambling game on her mobile device but which he called a virtual entertainment where players know they cannot receive a financial windfall.

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