Washington’s Awesome Con celebrates ‘geek culture’

Awesome Con, Washington, D.C.’s version of the popular Comic Con, celebrated all things fantasy, science fiction, comics, gaming, movies, toys, games and more.

Joint committee gets an update on gaming industry

The General Assembly’s Joint Committee On Gaming Oversight this week too a look at what the future holds for the gaming industry and how it might impact Maryland.

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.

Casinos Draw Business Away from Local Bingo

Casinos have drawn business away from bingo halls in Maryland.

Voters Narrowly Approve Casino Expansion

Gambling expansion was too close to call Tuesday night, with 51.6 percent for, 48.4 percent against and many votes uncounted.

Lawsuit Attempts to Nullify Results of Gambling Referendum

A lawsuit filed Friday challenging the constitutionality of the expanded gaming referendum could nullify the results of the Question 7 if successful.

Md. Casino Opponent Penn National has Fought Against Ballot Issues Before, and Won

Four years ago Penn National helped kill an Ohio ballot question that could have created competition for one of its casinos. Could the same thing happen in Maryland?

Casino Companies Contribute Big Money

Casino companies spend big money to sway voters on Question 7, which would add table games statewide and allow for a casino in Prince George’s County

Casinos Spend $26.7 Million on Both Sides Md. of Gaming Referendum

The debate over expanding gaming in Maryland will ultimately be decided by the people, but to help them pick, casino companies on both sides have now contributed more than $26.7 million to campaigns for and against Question 7.

Poll Shows Marylanders Favor Same-Sex Marriage and Dream Act, Split on Gambling

New poll shows support for same-sex marriage and Dream Act among Maryland’s registered voters, but a split on expanding gambling.