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Aug 25, 2022

Rocky Gap Casino owners announce plans to sell

Owners of one of Maryland's six casinos told state gaming regulators Thursday that they will sell the property.

Jun 13, 2017

Owner of Md. casino is buying this iconic fixture on Las Vegas strip

LAS VEGAS — The iconic Stratosphere Casino in Las Vegas is being bought by the owner of Rocky Gap Casino in Maryland. Its new owners, Golden Entertainment Inc., announced Monday that the fixture on the Vegas Strip skyline is one of four properties they’re buying from American Casino & Entertainment Properties. The $850 million deal […]

May 5, 2015

Curfew blamed for decrease in Horseshoe Casino revenue

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, wh[...]

Mar 12, 2015

Despite suit, Rocky Gap casino owner boosts planned merger

The owner of the Rocky Gap Casino Resort in western Maryland says shareholders will benefit tremendously from the company's planned merger with a privately held Nevada casino operator.

Jan 5, 2015

Rocky Gap golf course ranked high

Golfweek has ranked Rocky Gap Casino Resort’s Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course as the 32nd-best casino golf course in the country. That’s up 12 spots from the previous year’s list. The 7,000-yard course offers views of the Appalachian Mountains and a lake. The golf course opens for the season in mid-March, weather permitting.

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May 12, 2014

Rocky Gap celebrates its first year

Rocky Gap Casino Resort is celebrating its one-year anniversary later this month.

Dec 5, 2013

Casinos bring in $66M in Nov.

Maryland’s four casinos generated nearly $66.84 million in total revenue for the month of November, according to figures announced by the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency.

Sep 19, 2013

Rocky Gap casino to test poker tables

Rocky Gap Casino Resort got the go-ahead Thursday to test the addition of a poker room with three new tables.

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 5, 2013

Md. casinos have another record month

Maryland’s casinos generated a combined $69.2 million in May, setting a new state record in the same month the state’s fourth gambling parlor opened its doors.

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.

May 22, 2013

Casino could be ‘magic bullet,’ at Rocky Gap, MEDCO boss says

MEDO Executive Director Robert C. Brennan spoke with The Daily Record at length this week about the lodge, a project that he said failed as a hotel, conference center and golf resort but succeeded from an economic development perspective, driving some tourism to Allegany County.

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