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Hollywood Casino Perryville
Feb 6, 2014

Penn National earnings show effect of spinoff

The former parent company of Hollywood Casino Perryville announced that location’s quarterly revenue for the last time Thursday: $12.5 million.

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Oct 21, 2013

Penn National woos casino panel with promise of profit-sharing

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.

Oct 17, 2013

Penn National sees drop in earnings

Penn National Gaming Inc., of Wyomissing, Pa., which owns gambling and racing facilities in 17 states, including Maryland, and Canada, reported its profit fell.

Oct 10, 2013

Panel: 3 applicants for Md. casino license suitable

A Maryland panel has found that three applicants are suitable to pursue a license to open a casino near the nation’s capital. The Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Commission unanimously made the decision on Thursday. The applicants are Prince George’s Racing Ventures, LLC, a subsidiary of Penn National; Maryland Casino, LLC, a subsidiary of Greenwood […]

Sep 11, 2013

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

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.

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.

Dec 21, 2012

Penn National may bid for new casino

ANNAPOLIS — A casino operator that lobbied against expanded gambling in Maryland is now considering a bid to operate a new casino in Prince George’s County. Penn National Gaming spent more than $40 million trying to persuade Maryland voters not to authorize a sixth casino and table games in the state. The company owns a […]

Nov 7, 2012

Gambling opens door to full-fledged casinos in Maryland

ANNAPOLIS — Once reluctant to embrace large-scale gambling, Maryland is now on track to potentially become a major casino state on the East Coast, after voters decided to allow Las Vegas-style table games at six casinos, including one next to the nation’s capital. At first, Maryland lawmakers were leery of full-fledged casinos. In 2007, after […]

Nov 6, 2012

Maryland polls open to waiting voters

Voters lined up early across the state Tuesday to make their decisions at polling centers before heading to work, according to reports from state elections officials.

Nov 2, 2012

Penn National exceeds $40 million in campaign spending

Penn National Gaming Inc., the only organization spending money to oppose gambling expansion in Maryland, made official Friday what many have expected for months.

Nov 2, 2012

Ballot battles rife with rhetoric

As an unprecedented stream of early voters finished having their say late last week, partisans on both sides of an equally unprecedented pool of state ballot initiatives struck out on last-gasp tours to stoke or stem support for Maryland’s quartet of controversial referenda.

Oct 31, 2012

Casinos don’t let storm stop spending on Question 7

Sandy's impending arrival in Maryland did not stop a company desperately fighting to defeat Maryland's expanded gambling law from dumping more than $6 million into its campaign account Monday.

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