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Maryland State Lottery and Gaming Control Agency

Apr 20, 2015

State audit questions distribution of unclaimed slots money

A state audit released Monday raised questions about how the Maryland State Lottery and Gaming Control Agency distributed more than $700,000 in unclaimed video slots proceeds. That issue was among the five findings by the Office of Legislative Audits. The report also raised concerns about the security of the agency's computer network as well as its failure to publicly publish notification of the a[...]

Maryland Live Casino
Jun 5, 2014

Led by Maryland Live, casinos top $70M in May

Maryland Live Casino continues to dominate the state’s gambling landscape as overall revenue from casinos surged in May.

Aug 28, 2013

Regulators approve opening of Maryland Live’s poker room

Maryland gambling regulators on Wednesday approved Maryland Live Casino at Arundel Mills mall's application to open a poker room, just hours before the Cordish Cos. casino plans to hold opening ceremonies.

Aug 9, 2013

The future of online gambling in Maryland

Legalizing online lottery ticket sales might be one way to prevent the first year-over-year decrease in lottery ticket revenue in 15 years from turning into a trend.

Aug 8, 2013

Casinos end lottery’s winning streak

It is no coincidence that the end of the Maryland lottery’s decade-and-a-half string of record sales came in the same year Maryland casinos really cashed in.

Jul 18, 2013

State has little oversight on charity gambling

In the hyper-regulated realm of Maryland casino gambling, potential operators undergo extensive background checks well before the first bet is collected and, if selected, pay a tax on gamblers’ losses that ranks among the nation’s highest.

Jul 18, 2013

Removing slots from Maryland casinos wasn’t easy

When Maryland Live Casino at Arundel Mills mall and Hollywood Casino Perryville were ready to shed slot machines from overcrowded gambling floors, they ran up against some resistance from Maryland's gambling regulators.

Jun 27, 2013

Public hearings on Prince George’s casino slated for fall

State regulators still expect to award a casino license to one of three applicants to operate a casino in Prince George's County, and the schedule for that process is starting to materialize.

May 22, 2013

After state approval, Rocky Gap casino officially opens

Rocky Gap Casino Resort was given the OK to open its gambling operation to the public Wednesday, making it the fourth commercial casino to open in Maryland since September 2010.

Mar 14, 2013

House, Senate have different Internet lottery provisions in budget

House and Senate versions of Gov. Martin O'Malley's operating budget proposal attack the future of Internet lottery sales in different ways, potentially setting up a mini-showdown over the fate of iLottery.

Mar 6, 2013

Black jack, poker OK’d at Hollywood Casino

The first games of black jack, poker and roulette will be played at Hollywood Casino Perryville Wednesday.

Feb 28, 2013

Table games could be OK’d by legislative committee on Friday

The last hurdle on the way to implementation of table games at Maryland casinos may be cleared by a General Assembly committee on Friday.

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