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As Sports Gambling Debate Ramps Up, Casino Commits to Minority Business Partner

A Baltimore casino announced on Monday that if it is able to secure a sports betting license, it will take on a minority business...

Lobbypalooza 2021 in Annapolis? Safe Bet on Sports Gaming

By a margin of 2:1, Maryland voters approved a referendum to legalize sports gambling in November. The ballot question carried all 23 counties and Baltimore...

Casino, NFL Team Contribute to Sports Betting Ballot Push

Companies that stand to benefit from the legalization of sports gambling in Maryland are continuing to make sizable contributions to the push to build...

Pro-Sports Gaming Group Also Funding Democratic Committees

In 2012, when gambling interests were spending tens of millions of dollars to bring a massive casino to National Harbor and allow table games...

Sports Gambling Referendum Enjoys Public Support, But Key Questions Remain

Two weeks before election day, backers of legalized sports gambling in Maryland appear to be cruising toward an easy victory.Their campaign to build public...

Maryland Casino Revenue Falls 27% for Fiscal 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic closures of Maryland’s six casinos cost casino owners and the state of Maryland millions of dollars.For Maryland’s just-ended fiscal year 2020,...

MGM National Harbor to Reopen June 29

MGM National Harbor, Maryland’s largest casino, joins Live! Casino & Hotel, the state’s second-largest, in setting a June 29 re-opening date for the general...

Md. Casinos Slowly Reopening But Biggest Remains Shuttered

Live! Casino & Hotel, Maryland's second largest, will re-open to the general public at 6 a.m. on June 29 -- though it has been...

Lost State Revenue From Coronavirus-Closed Casinos Nears $149M

No gambling means no gaming revenue for Maryland casinos and that means no contributions from casinos to Maryland state coffers.And it is adding up.With...

Sports Betting Will Go to Ballot in November

Maryland voters will decide in November whether to legalize gambling on sporting events. On Wednesday, the final day of this year's truncated legislative session,...