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Dec 27, 2012

Rocky Gap Lodge names new general manager

FLINTSTONE — The new owner of the Rocky Gap Lodge and Golf Resort near Cumberland is installing a new general manager to oversee the resort’s transition to casino gambling. Lakes Entertainment Inc. of Minnetonka, Minn., said Thursday that Scott Just will take over in the new year. Just is currently a vice president with Lakes […]

Nov 15, 2012

Unwanted slot machines could go to Rocky Gap casino

State gambling officials are considering using slot machines removed from the state’s two largest casinos to furnish a future casino at Rocky Gap Lodge and Golf Resort in Allegany County.

Aug 26, 2012

Franchot: Rocky Gap deal should be redone

When the developers of a proposed casino at Rocky Gap Lodge and Golf Resort appeared before Maryland’s contract panel in June, they said it would turn the remote, debt-ridden Western Maryland non-attraction into a moneymaker.

Jul 31, 2012

Panel approves Baltimore casino license

ANNAPOLIS — A state commission on Tuesday approved a slot machine license for Caesars Entertainment to build a casino in Baltimore, and the panel signed off on a scaled-back proposal for a casino in Western Maryland where developers could not find financing for their initial plan. The unanimous vote for the Baltimore casino grants the […]

Jul 31, 2012

Evitts scales back Rocky Gap slots proposal

ANNAPOLIS — A planned $65-million casino in western Maryland will be scaled back from 850 slot machines to 500 without a proposed building expansion at the Rocky Gap Lodge and Golf Resort due to trouble finding financing, the company leading the effort said Tuesday. Tim Cope, president of Evitts Resort LLC, told a state slot […]

Jun 21, 2012

Week in review – 6/22/12: Ships set sale in city

Ships set sale in city As the nearly 40 tall ships and naval vessels that filled Baltimore’s harbor for the last week departed earlier this week, area businesses continued to have something to celebrate: a boost to their bottom lines. With about 1 million visitors drawn to see the ships and a Blue Angels air […]

Jun 20, 2012

Board of Public Works OKs slots deal for Rocky Gap

ANNAPOLIS — After years of delay stemming from a lack of interested and quality bidders, a group that will build a slots parlor at the debt-ridden Rocky Gap Lodge and Golf Resort was approved Wednesday by the Board of Public Works. Evitts Resort LLC will build a 50,000-square-foot, 850-slot facility that could open by mid-2013 […]

Mar 27, 2012

Approvals for casinos at Rocky Gap, Baltimore could come as early as next month

ANNAPOLIS — The state video lottery commission could be close to awarding the license for a proposed slots parlor in Western Maryland, and also appeared to avoid a potential delay in its decision on a downtown Baltimore casino. Stephen L. Martino, director of the Maryland State Lottery Agency, told the Video Lottery Facility Location Commission […]

Jan 16, 2012

Rocky Gap debt by the numbers

Rocky Gap Lodge and Golf Resort, the state-owned hotel, conference center and golf course property in Western Maryland, is $66 million in the hole and that debt has played a central role in efforts to find a casino developer to take over the complex. One of the reasons the Video Lottery Facility Location Commission tossed […]

Jan 13, 2012

Selection of Rocky Gap casino developer delayed

ANNAPOLIS — Delays in background investigations of would-be casino developers in Western Maryland will push back the state’s decision on a pair of applications to build a slots parlor at the Rocky Gap Lodge and Golf Resort. Stephen L. Martino, director of the Maryland State Lottery Agency, said Friday investigators have not even been able […]

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