The newly christened Rocky Gap Casino Resort is opening its doors to the public in western Maryland.
There could soon be another way to pass your time while waiting for a flight at BWI if some Maryland lawmakers have their way.
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.
Revenue at a casino in Perryville dropped by about 32 percent in July compared with the same time last year, the Maryland Lottery announced Monday, and the casino has indicated it wants to cut the number of slot machines by about one-third because of increased competition.
A proposed western Maryland casino is being scaled back due to trouble in finding financing.
Maryland Lottery has approved the use of 531 additional slot machines at Maryland Live! Casino. The slot machines include several electronic table games and will be operational starting Thursday night.
The machines are in place and Maryland’s newest casino is ready to open in just a few days.
A state audit made public on Wednesday cited shortcomings in how the Maryland State Lottery Agency has monitored aspects of the state’s slot machine gambling program. The agency has responded that it has addressed the concerns.
The Allegany County Commissioners and a casino developer have struck a deal removing a hurdle to slot-machine gambling at the Rocky Gap Lodge and Golf Resort.
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.
The good times are almost ready to roll at the new Maryland Live! casino. The first 100 slot machines arrived at the Arundel Mills facility Wednesday morning.
This week, the final structural beam was set into place at the new slots casino being built at Arundel Mills.