Casino Revenues Helping Reverse Decline Of Md. Racing
Since the advent of casino gaming in Maryland, horse racing has gotten a desperately needed infusion of cash, which has helped reverse the deterioration of racing in the state.
Hollywood Casino Giving Away Seats To Poker Tourney
Hollywood Casino in Perryville, the only Maryland gambling hall with a poker room so far, is offering a poker promotion to give away two seats in a $2,500 buy-in poker tournament at the M Resort in Las Vegas in June.
Which Of Maryland Live!'s Table Games Offer Best Odds?
Maryland Live! Casino has live table games now, but which games offer the best odds to minimize the impact on your wallet?
Xpressbet Offering Betting Sweepstakes For Preakness
Horse-racing bettors who place their wagers through Xpressbet have an opportunity to win a chance to make a $50,000 bet on the Preakness Stakes May 18.
Maryland Live! Set To Open Table Games
The wait for live table games at Maryland Live! Casino is coming to an end. Maryland Live! starts dealing the cards, rolling the dice and spinning the roulette wheels at 12:01 a.m. April 11.
Maryland Live! Makes $44.6 Million Off Slots In March
Maryland Live! has been open less than a year, but it made $44.6 million in slots revenues for March, while the Casino at Oceans Downs and the Hollywood Casino at Perryville declined in monthly gaming revenues from March 2012.
Maryland Live! February Slots Revenues Top Mid-Atlantic
Maryland Live! announced March 21 that its February slot-machines revenues led all 29 casinos in the mid-Atlantic region of Maryland, Delaware and Pennsylvania.
Maryland Poker Pros Will Soon Play In Home State
Commercial poker rooms are just beginning to open in Maryland casinos, but the state and the Baltimore area have been producing high-caliber players for years.
Middletown Residents Having Good Luck With Lottery
A Middletown, Md., man became the third significant Maryland Lottery winner from that small town this year when Bruce Barnhard won the March 11 $675,000 Multi-Match jackpot.
Live Table Games Debut At Hollywood Casino
Live-action table games made their first appearance at a Maryland casino March 6 at the Hollywood Casino in Perryville.
Maryland Live! To Open Live Table Games April 11
They'll start dealing the cards, rolling the dice and spinning the roulette wheels at Maryland Live! at 12:01 a.m. on April 11, the casino announced Feb. 26.
Bovada Gives Jacoby Jones 7-1 Odds To Win 'DWTS'
Ravens Super Bowl hero Jacoby Jones is scheduled to be one of the celebrities competing in the 16th season of "Dancing with the Stars," and he's a middle-of-the-pack selection to win the contest, according to online gambling site Bovada.
Lottery Announces Winners Of Ravens-themed Contest
A Dundalk woman won Ravens season tickets for life, and an Eldersburg man did even better, collecting $1 million, as the Maryland Lottery awarded two of its top prizes in a Ravens-themed contest on Feb. 15.
Maryland Poker Community Looks Forward To Live Poker
Casino patrons are looking forward to the introduction of live table games during the spring at Maryland's three casinos, but the state's poker community is particularly eager for the start of live poker, which will come a little later.
Ravens-49ers Matchup Sets Super Bowl Betting Record
The Ravens helped set a Super Bowl wagering record during their 34-31 win against the San Francisco 49ers, with the game attracting $98.9 million in bets in Nevada, according to the state's Gaming Control Board.
MGM's Rood: Most Bettors Pick 49ers
Jay Rood, who runs the sports-book operations for the MGM Resorts International casinos, said about 60-70 percent of bettors picked the 49ers to win Super Bowl XLVII against the Ravens Feb. 3 in New Orleans.
Betting Props For Super Bowl XLVII
Jay Kornegay runs the largest sports book in Las Vegas, and he's also recognized as the guy who turned the prop bet into as much a part of Super Bowl tradition as over-the-top halftime shows and off-beat TV commercials.
Table Games Coming To Maryland Live!
Maryland Live! Casino and Anne Arundel Community College are conducting a 12-week casino-dealer boot camp to help staff the state's largest casino with the hundreds of dealers who will be needed soon.
Preliminary Notes About Ravens-49ers Super Bowl Odds
The 49ers are four-point favorites in the Big Game being played in New Orleans on Feb. 3. And that's already down from the odds that were being posted as the Ravens were passing around the Lamar Hunt trophy after defeating New England, 28-13, Jan. 20.
Betting Lines For AFC Title Favor Patriots Against Ravens
Early during the week, the Ravens have been a 9- to 9 1/2-point underdog to the Patriots in Las Vegas sports books.
Daily Fantasy Sports Sites Take Wagering To New Level
In daily fantasy sports, a concept introduced just three or four years ago, new teams are selected for every game. And that means money is changing hands a lot more rapidly.
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