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Baltimore casino hit with RICO lawsuit (access required)

Baltimore and the city’s Horseshoe casino accepted federal housing funds aimed at giving a leg up to minority businesses and low-income individuals but then failed to award contracts for a significant portion of the construction of the $400 million casino ...

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4 Maryland casinos post revenue increases in September (access required)

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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Md. flush with gambling revenue even as games undergo changes (access required)

State revenue from gaming topped $1 billion last year even as portions of the traditional lottery portfolio shrank under pressure from casinos, demographic shifts, consumer fatigue and a discontinued game. Much of the 19 percent growth over last year resulted ...

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Curfew blamed for decrease in Horseshoe Casino revenue (access required)

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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