A plan to allow the purchase and play of lottery games on the Internet has been halted by the governor’s office, and several lawmakers are sponsoring legislation that would strip the state’s lottery director of some regulatory authority.Read More »
In what some experts call a step toward full-fledged online gambling, the Maryland State Lottery Agency appears poised to join a handful of states that run Internet programs through which players can buy — and then play — an Amazon.com-like shopping cart of lottery games.Read More »
A vital component to the General Assembly's gambling agreement last week came as something of a surprise to the director of the Maryland State Lottery Agency. ...Read More »
Once inside, the first sound you hear at American Legion Post No. 166 here is the electronic jingle of slot machines.
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Hollywood Casino Perryville's request to shed between 400 and 500 slot machines at its Cecil County facility won't be addressed until after the General Assembly's special session ...
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Every two years, official sponsors of the Olympics feature the famous five rings in their television commercials and newspaper ads. Huge corporations like McDonald’s, Coca-Cola and Visa use the Olympics in their promotions, while companies not affiliated with the games have to get more creative.Read More »
Who needs another casino? The Maryland State Lottery Agency enjoyed its 15th-straight record-breaking year in fiscal 2012, selling $1.8 billion in tickets more than $500 million of which went to the state. The lottery also manages the state’s casinos, which ...Read More »
The operator of Maryland’s first casino is betting that a sharp decline in its June revenue will be short-lived, but odds are the road ahead will be rough for Hollywood Casino Perryville. The opening of Maryland’s largest casino, Maryland Live ...
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The opening of Maryland’s largest casino accounted for the lion’s share of a record month for the state’s fledgling and embattled gambling program. But June’s revenues — which jumped to $40.8 million from $14.55 million in May, a 180 percent ...Read More »