Maryland high court weighs if money owed for employees’ work shuttle
Maryland’s top court Monday grappled with whether hourly construction workers must be compensated for the time they spend waiting and being shuttled between an off-site parking lot and the construction site, as instructed by their employer. The workers’ counsel argued that compensation is owed under Maryland law because the parking lot and shuttle bus essentially […]
Md. Racing Commission approves sale of Rosecroft Raceway
The Maryland Racing Commission has approved the Stronach Group’s purchase of Rosecroft Raceway in Prince George’s County. The Baltimore Sun reports the commission voted unanimously on Tuesday to approve the sale. With the purchase from Penn National Gaming, Stronach will add to a collection of Maryland tracks which already includes Pimlico Race Course and Laurel Park. […]
State panel questions Rosecroft proposal
The chairman of the commission that will award a casino license for a site in Prince George’s County said a proposal by Penn National Gaming Inc. to share hundreds of millions of dollars in profits with the community if it’s built at Rosecroft Raceway raises a number of unanswered questions.
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.
Gambling commissioner wants close look at Penn National’s corporate plans
The Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Commission plans to take a closer look at Penn National Gaming Inc.'s plan to split into two companies.
Eye Opener: What the new gas tax will pay for
A few government and politics headlines for Friday:
Penn National proposes $700M casino at Rosecroft
Penn National Gaming Inc. entered a bid Friday to build a $700 million casino at Rosecroft Raceway, setting up a battle with MGM Resorts International Inc., which hand-delivered its bid to state officials on Thursday.
Penn National plans to bid on Prince George’s casino
The Pennsylvania gambling company that spent more than $40 million to prevent a massive gambling expansion in Maryland plans to bid on the Prince George's County casino license that was part of that expansion.
Penn poised to bid on P.G. casino
The company that spent millions to stop an expansion of casino gambling in Maryland may now want to participate in it.
Eye Opener: Searching for Leopold’s replacement
A few government and politics headlines for Thursday.
Eye on Annapolis: A ‘mistake’ to endorse National Harbor for casino site?
Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker III should not have publicly endorsed National Harbor as the future site of a Prince George’s County casino, the presiding officer of the state Senate said Thursday. Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr., D-Calvert and Prince George’s, said he wanted a casino built in southern Prince George’s […]
Gambling proponents’ campaign account surpasses opponents’
Proponents of expanded gambling have for the first time moved ahead of opponents -- at least when measured by the size of their campaign accounts.