Maryland lawmaker introduces bill to educate youth on potential risks of gambling

Legislation in the Maryland General Assembly would ask high school health teachers to include the dangers of problem gambling in their curriculum.

Prince George’s County Council Approves E-Cigarette Regulations

The Prince George’s County Council voted 8 to 1 in favor of passing a new electronic cigarette law. The law bans the use of E-Cigarettes where regular cigarettes are banned, except in casinos.

P.G. County Casino Bidder Projects Record Revenue Numbers

Representatives of the proposed Parx Casino in Prince George’s County say they expect the casino to bring in between $800 million to $1 billion in gaming revenue in its third year full year of operation.

State Regulators: P.G. Casino Candidates Eligible for Gaming Licenses

The Maryland Lottery and Gaming Commission on Thursday gave gambling licenses to the three companies competing to build the state’s sixth casino in Prince George’s County.

Small-time Maryland Poker Leagues Don’t Fold in the Face of Big Casinos

Small-time poker games — like the weekly one at Columbia’s Second Chance Saloon which is played for points, not cash — are thriving in Maryland despite the emergence of high-stakes poker rooms across the state.

Maryland Poker Pros Enjoy High Stakes Poker Room Close to Home

The new poker room at Maryland Live, one of the East Coast’s largest, is allowing more local poker pros to find high-stakes games close to home, contributing to the development of a strong poker scene in the state.

Casinos Draw Business Away from Local Bingo

Casinos have drawn business away from bingo halls in Maryland.

Despite Gambling Options in State, Some Marylanders Still Prefer Trips to Atlantic City

Though bus tours to Atlantic City have seen a decline since Maryland’s casinos opened, some gamblers say it doesn’t matter how many casinos are built here. Their trips to Atlantic City are less about the bets and more about the escape.

Crime and Casinos: Too Close to Call

Is there a relationship between crime and casinos? Experts say there are too many factors to come to a conclusion.

Maryland Casinos Draw Mostly Local Crowds

The typical visitor to a non-destination casino lives within about a 30-minute drive of their gambling grounds.