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 […]
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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]