Maryland’s All-In Gambling Push May Force Rivals to Fold

Maryland’s incursion into the world of legalized gambling is likely to bring the state millions of dollars in tax revenues, but industry experts predict the decision to allow table games will continue a decades-long tradition of states cannibalizing one another’s markets for personal gain.

DC, Virginia Continue to Spurn Gaming As Casino Numbers Explode

With casino approvals expanding down the East Coast into the Mid-Atlantic, two jurisdictions remain resistant to their financial allure – D.C. and Virginia – and that’s not likely to change anytime soon.

DC, Virginia Continue to Spurn Gaming, As Casino Numbers Explode

Neither Virginia nor the District of Columbia has any intention of following Maryland by opening an actual casino.

Officials Call National Harbor a Success, But Some Ask Where the Life Is

What struck Boston resident Karen Manikowski on her first trip to National Harbor recently was the mint condition the complex was in. Everything from the buildings to the sidewalks were clean and kempt. While this may be due to the diligent efforts of the staff, it may also have something to do with the lack of foot traffic.

National Harbor Business Owners Excited About Prospect of New Casino

Many National Harbor business owners there say a casino would make the area a more attractive destination, which will in turn bring them more business.

Shrek on Ice- Ice sculptures on display at National Harbor

OXON HILL- Forget the turkey, Christmas is in full swing at the National Harbor. The Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center debuted its legendary ICE! display. It’s an indoor winter wonderland of elaborate handmade ice sculptures. This year’s theme is Shrek the Halls, with ice sculptures of your favorite characters like Shrek, Fiona, Donkey, and even a twenty-five foot pink dragon. Another highlight is the annual ice slide for people of all ages.

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.

Shop Owners, Gambling Experts Weigh in on Potential Effect of National Harbor Casino

Some store owners say a casino would draw tourists, boost business

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