Two companies vying for a state permit to bring up to 1,000 slot machines to a struggling resort inside Rocky Gap State Park used Willie Nelson and a water park Tuesday to try to sway the commission that will select the licensee next year.
The Frederick County Commissioners are considering asking the Maryland General Assembly to allow slot machines operated by local nonprofit clubs.
The possibility of slot machines in Frederick County is getting a mixed response from local residents.
State lawmakers from Frederick County are asking citizens to speak out about the possibility of slot machines coming to their area.
State officials say five bids have been received for casinos in Baltimore and the Rocky Gap Lodge and Resort.
The deadline has arrived for developers to submit bids to operate casinos in Baltimore and in western Maryland.
The Board of Public Works has approved upgrading the water treatment plant at Rocky Gap State Park supplies drinking water to the lodge.
Maryland’s slot machine commission has approved some changes in plans for developing a casino in Baltimore and one in western Maryland.
Baltimore officials are trying to entice potential developers of a city casino by offering additional cash and assurances.
The Maryland Lottery says the state’s two casinos generated more than $15.5 million in July, up about $3 million from the previous month.
A Canadian developer whose bid to build a slots casino in Baltimore was rejected is suing the state’s gambling commission.
The Maryland Racing Commission said this week it will create rules for how it’s going to split up money from the state’s casinos that is ticketed for Maryland’s two harness racetracks.