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4 Maryland casinos post revenue increases in September

Maryland Live! Casino at Arundel Mills. (Maximilian Franz/The Daily Record)

Four of Maryland’s five casinos posted revenue gains of at least 5 percent in September. The figures, which were released Tuesday by the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency, reveal casino revenues totaled $87.4 million, an increase of $5 million ...

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Curfew blamed for decrease in Horseshoe Casino revenue

Chips at Horseshoe Casino. (File)

A curfew imposed in the wake of a riot and a state of emergency declared in Baltimore is being blamed for a decrease in revenue in April at Horseshoe Casino. The casino operations were affected by a six-day curfew imposed by Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake in the wake of riots and a state of emergency that was declared in Baltimore City. The curfew, which began on April 28, caused the casino, which had been a 24-hour operation, to close from 9 p.m. to 8 a.m. The under-performing casino generated more than $22.9 million in April — a decrease of about $1.8 million month over month.

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Penn National woos casino panel with promise of profit-sharing

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Penn National Gaming says it will share hundreds of millions of dollars in profits with organizations in Prince George’s County if it is awarded the license to build a casino in that county.

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

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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.

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Question 7 anthem wins at ‘Oscars of political advertising’

Gov. Martin O'Malley strolled up to a press conference the Monday before Election Day singing a song that had become a ubiquitous advertisement on Pandora's Internet radio.

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Atlantic City seeks to recapture market share as Md. opens table games

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The ads have been all over local television and radio: It’s Vegas in your backyard, they say, trying to create excitement for the missing link of Maryland’s fast-growing casino industry: live-action table games.

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