Maryland casinos are celebrating a record-breaking month, thanks to a boost in business from Baltimore’s new casino.
Maryland officials say the state’s four casinos brought in more than $72 million in revenue last month.
For years before slots were approved at Ocean Downs, Ocean City business owners spoke out against the establishment of a casino so close to their resort town.
A Maryland audit on minority business participation at casinos has found that data is incomplete.
Maryland casinos bring in the dough. Gamblers generated $65 million in September, $19 million more than September a year ago.
More than two dozen instances of underage gambling at Maryland casinos will cost casino operators tens of thousands of dollars in fines.
Playing the lottery pours millions into the state coffers–about $830 million this year alone. But it’s not all good news. As competition from casinos grows, lottery revenues are down.
The flashy jangle of slot machines is a far cry from the stillness of Rocky Gap State Park in western Maryland, but state and local leaders are betting that this week’s planned casino opening will transform a struggling lakeside lodge into the economic engine its planners envisioned 15 years ago.
Maryland Live! Casino has taken its gaming to another level. Table games are now the new big thing, and officials say they expect big bucks to pour in because of it.
Rolling the dice. Maryland is just weeks away from its first-ever casino table games. Hollywood Casino in Perryville will have craps, poker and blackjack as early as March.
Rolling the dice around the clock. Maryland Live Casino will soon stay open 24 hours a day. The move was approved Thursday.
In Maryland, several key ballot issues drew voters to the polls in high numbers. One of the most hotly contested was expanded gambling, which pulled out a victory early Wednesday morning.