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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.

May 1, 2013

‘Rocky Gap Lodge’ is no more

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.

Apr 18, 2013

Question 7 anthem wins at ‘Oscars of political advertising’

Gov. Martin O'Malley strolled up to a press conference the Monday before Election Day singing a song that had become a ubiquitous advertisement on Pandora's Internet radio.

Apr 10, 2013

Maryland Live ready to roll dice at midnight

Maryland Live Casino at Arundel Mills mall will hold a ceremonial first roll of the dice at 12:01 a.m. Tuesday, celebrating the start of table game play at the state's largest commercial gambling facility.

Mar 6, 2013

Black jack, poker OK’d at Hollywood Casino

The first games of black jack, poker and roulette will be played at Hollywood Casino Perryville Wednesday.

Feb 28, 2013

Table games could be OK’d by legislative committee on Friday

The last hurdle on the way to implementation of table games at Maryland casinos may be cleared by a General Assembly committee on Friday.

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.

Jul 26, 2012

O’Malley expected to call for special session

Gov. Martin O’Malley is expected to announce Friday morning that he will convene a special session of the General Assembly to expand the state’s five-year-old casino gambling program.

Jun 4, 2012

The Eye on Annapolis Podcast

The podcast returns with a review of the first meeting of Gov. Martin O’Malley’s gambling work group and a look ahead to what must happen before the legislature can debate the addition of a Prince George’s County slots license and the legalization of table games at all state casinos. We also preview Wednesday’s opening of […]

Apr 7, 2012

Delegate outlines House gambling plan

ANNAPOLIS — Table games like blackjack and roulette would be allowed in a new Prince George’s County gambling venue and at five casinos currently allowed in Maryland under a plan that’s being worked on in the House of Delegates, a subcommittee chairman said Friday. Slots would not be allowed at the Prince George’s venue, however. […]

Mar 27, 2012

Senate passes bill to expand gaming, add casino

ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland Senate has passed legislation to legalize table games such as blackjack and roulette and cleared the way for a 4,750 slot-machine casino in Prince George’s County. The measure, which passed 35-11 Tuesday, is the most significant expansion to Maryland gambling since voters approved slot machines at five locations in 2008. The […]

Feb 7, 2012

Bill would OK table games and new casino site

ANNAPOLIS — A measure introduced in the Maryland Senate on Monday night would allow table games like blackjack at casinos and make it possible to build a casino in Prince George’s County. The bill, sponsored by Sen. Douglas J.J. Peters, would put both the table games component of the legislation and the provision allowing a […]

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