Monday, January 7, 2013
All casinos in the state saw increases in revenue in the final month of the year, though revenue from Hollywood Casino and Ocean Downs was lower than in 2011. Maryland Live! pulled in $229 million in 2012.
Income for Hollywood Casino Perryville was down in December compared to the same time in 2011, but overall revenue is up across Maryland. The Maryland Live! casino pulled in $229 million in revenue in 2012, comprising more than 60 percent of all gambling revenue statewide, despite opening in June. The Maryland Lottery reported that the casino at Arundel Mills finished the year with $35 million in revenue in December, up from $34 million the month prior. Across the state, Maryland's three casinos pulled in $45.2 million in the last month of 2012, up nearly 5 percent from November. However, December revenue from Ocean Downs and Hollywood Casino was $3.19 million—or 25 percent—less than in 2011, when Maryland Live! was not yet open. …
Friday, October 5, 2012
The Perryville casino's income dip mirrors similar struggles statewide.
- On Patch
Friday, October 5, 2012
Monday, July 23, 2012
Del. Glen Glass represents parts of Harford and Cecil counties.
Del. Glen Glass (R-Harford) maintains that he will not attend a special session on gambling if one is called. As of Monday, Glass was the only elected official publicly declaring that he would boycott a session. Gov. Martin O'Malley referenced such a boycott in a comment last week. "Look some delegates might not come, and they will have to answer to their people for that. I think most delegates will come, and I think that even those who might want to vote against it, will understand that they have an obligation to the people that they represent, and that they serve to show up for work," O'Malley said, according to WBAL. Glass reiterated his stance Monday, releasing the following statement: "The Governor is correct that we do have an …
Monday, June 4, 2012
Harford County Executive David Craig asks the state for gaming consideration.
Harford County Executive David Craig recently sent a letter to Annapolis asking for the state to consider Harford County when looking to expand the state's gaming industry. See the letter in the PDF included with this post. Currently, Cecil County has a casino, with Anne Arundel County's facility opening this week. TELL US: Would you be in support of Harford County as a gaming facility location? Where would you like to see one built? Leave a comment.