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.
A casino in Rocky Gap State Park is still a few weeks away from opening, but the new owners of what was once a state-owned vacation and conference center have already debuted the resort's new digital presence.
Casino operators at Rocky Gap Lodge & Golf Resort are betting there will be enough demand to let the gambling facility stay open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
A proposed casino at the troubled Rocky Gap Lodge & Golf Resort in Western Maryland could open late next month, slightly ahead of schedule.
ANNAPOLIS — The owner of the Rocky Gap Lodge & Golf Resort in western Maryland said Thursday that the company hopes to have a casino open in late May and new meeting space completed by late fall. Tim Cope, president of Evitts Resort LLC, told a state commission the casino will have 558 slot machines […]
FLINTSTONE — The Rocky Gap Lodge & Golf Resort near Cumberland is looking for card dealers. The resort inside Rocky Gap State Park is holding a job fair Wednesday to fill 100 dealer positions for a casino that will open there in June. Owner Lakes Entertainment says those accepted will attend a 12-week dealer school. […]
CUMBERLAND — The new owner of the Rocky Gap Lodge & Golf Resort near Cumberland says the resort plans to start operating slot machines late next summer or early next fall. The Cumberland Times-News reported Tuesday on a Securities and Exchange Commission filing by Lakes Entertainment Inc. of Minnetonka, Minn. The company owns Evitts Resort […]
Revenue at the Maryland Live casino at Arundel Mills mall propelled the state’s casino program to its second consecutive record revenue month, but the success of the state’s largest casino continues to come at the expense of a competitor 50 miles north.
David Cordish is quick to tell you that, when it opens on June 6, his Maryland Live! casino in Hanover will have more slot machines than any casino in Las Vegas or Atlantic City. With 3,250 machines, it will be larger than any other U.S. casino was at its opening. Another 1,500 machines set to […]
ANNAPOLIS — Former Washington County lawmaker D. Bruce Poole, a member of the state slots commission, said black bears in Western Maryland turned gray while waiting on a license to be awarded for the construction of a slots casino at Rocky Gap Lodge & Golf Resort in Allegany County. Though it took longer than some […]
ANNAPOLIS – The state Friday afternoon rejected a bid led by former Maryland Democratic Party Chairman Nathan Landow to build a casino at the Rocky Gap Lodge & Golf Resort. The move leaves Maryland with just one surviving application to take over the struggling state-owned resort and turn it into a gambling venue. Donald C. […]
CUMBERLAND — Some western Maryland lawmakers have high hopes for the Rocky Gap Lodge & Golf Resort now that the state is offering better terms to prospective slot-machine operators. Gov. Martin O’Malley signed legislation Tuesday reducing the state’s take of Rocky Gap gambling proceeds to 50 percent from 67 percent in the first 10 years […]