Monday, May 6, 2013
New money from table games at Maryland Live! led to an overall increase in state gambling proceeds, but fewer people played slots during the month.
Revenue from casinos in the state rose only slightly in April, even after Maryland Live! saw its first month of table games, the Maryland Lottery reported. Total revenue from the state’s three casinos was $58.6 million, or about $2 million more than in March. But that total included $8.4 million in new table game revenue from the Maryland Live! casino near Arundel Mills. Table games made their debut there on April 11. While overall revenue at Maryland Live! rose from $44.6 million to $46.65 million, much of the new revenue from table games was offset by a decline in slots revenue. Maryland Live! saw slots revenue drop to $38.2 million, a 14 percent decline. The Hollywood Casino in Perryville saw overall revenue drop from $9.59 million to…
Thursday, April 11, 2013
The casino at Arundel Mills added more than 100 games including craps, blackjack and roulette with live dealers.
Gambling enthusiasts came to the Maryland Live! casino on Wednesday night to celebrate the arrival of table games. The casino began offering games including craps, blackjack and roulette shortly after midnight, with 122 tables featuring live dealers. Baltimore-area native and celebrity Stacy Keibler was in attendance for the festivities along with executives from the Cordish Companies, the casino owner. Check out the attached Storify for images and video from the night.
Friday, April 5, 2013
The increase is in line with revenue gains at casinos elsewhere in Maryland.
The Maryland Live! casino in Hanover saw revenue increase by more than 16 percent in March, while the two other casinos in the state saw similar gains. Maryland Live!, the state's largest casino with more than 4,100 slot machines, saw revenue rise from $38,335,308 to $44,613,545. The Maryland Lottery reported $56,582,630 in slots revenue statewide during March, up from $47,767,536 in February. In addition, the Hollywood Casino in Perryville reported $1,465,763 in revenue from table games introduced in March. Table games will be introduced at Maryland Live! later this month. Excluding Maryland Live!, which opened in June of 2012, casino revenue dropped $4,368,688 or about 27 percent compared to March of last year. Here's a look at the …
Monday, March 25, 2013
Clients worked on a contract to attach lottery tickets to Easter Bunnies, which will be given out at the casino.
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Monday, March 25
Opportunity Builders Inc. recently partnered with Maryland Live! to help spread some Easter cheer to casino patrons. Clients at the Millersville organization completed a contract with Halo Promotions to attach lottery tickets to Easter Bunnies. The bunnies will be given out at Maryland Live as part of an Easter promotion, according to OBI's newsletter. OBI works with developmentally disabled people to provide them vocational services and motivation. Those looking to contact with OBI should contact Rob Corbin at 410-787-0700 or email@example.com.
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Workers put in place 122 tables, which will go into operation on April 11.
The Maryland Live! casino on Wednesday accepted delivery of 122 tables to be used for live gambling next month at the casino. The tables came in on tractor trailers from Las Vegas, and were delicately unloaded and moved to designated areas on the casino floor. On April 11, the tables will be put to use, as Maryland Live! will officially introduce live table games. The table games will include Blackjack, Craps, Roulette, Mini-Baccarat, Pai Gow, Three-Card Poker, Four-Card Poker, Mississippi Stud and Big Six. All of the games will be manned by live dealers, who were trained at a 12-week dealer school held at Marley Station Mall. Casino officials said all of the roughly 800 people who completed the school have been offered jobs. The …
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Rams Head Center Stage will have three country concerts in April and May.
Country music fans can hit the concert stage at Maryland Live! for three shows in April and May. The Rams Head Center Stage will host country music artists Randy Houser, Lee Brice and Chris Cagle. Houser is well known for his debut single, “Anything Goes" from 2008, and his latest single, "How Country Feels,” is in the Billboard Country top 30. Cagle has two #1 albums and 12 charted songs, including his latest single, "Let There Be Cowgirls." Lee Brice is a four-time Academy of Country Music Award nominee and his current single, “I Drive Your Truck" is in the top 10 of the Billboard Hot Country chart. Here are the details of the shows. All tickets are available at Marylandlivecasino.com.
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Maryland Live! saw revenue rise from $35.9 million to $38.34 million. The state saw a 7.5 percent revenue gain at its three casinos.
Paced by nearly $39 million in revenues from the Maryland Live! casino, revenues from casinos in Maryland rose by more than 7.5 percent in February, Despite February being a shorter month, statewide revenue from Maryland's three casinos came in at $47.76 million, or about $3.4 million more than in January, according to new figures published by the Maryland Lottery. At Maryland Live! at Arundel Mills, revenue rose to $38.34 million, up from $35.9 million in January. The Hollywood Casino in Perryville saw revenues rise from $5.5 million to just under $6 million. Revenue at Ocean Downs rose from $2.9 million to $3.4 million. Overall casino revenue in the state has risen nearly $32.7 million, or more than 200 percent, since this same time…
The Local Development Council for the Arundel Mills area will meet on Tuesday.
Friday, March 1, 2013
With table games coming to Maryland Live! in April, Patch wants to know what you enjoy playing.
Maryland Live! announced this week that it will add more than 120 live table games on April 11, expanding its gambling options to include live blackjack, baccarat, roulette and other games. In addition, the casino is building a two-story poker room with 50 tables in time for summer. This long-anticipated move is expected to bring a slightly younger and perhaps wealthier crowd to the casino. Are you looking forward to the arrival of table games? Let us know what your favorite game is by voting in our poll.
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
The casino near Arundel Mills will have 122 live-action tables and will also open a poker room this summer.
Local gamblers will have another reason to stop by Maryland Live! in April, when it introduces 122 live table games. The new live dealers will be in place just after midnight on April 11. The casino also said it will construct a two-story poker room in time for summer. Gamblers will be able to interact with live dealers playing popular games including blackjack, craps, roulette and poker. The casino is expected to take away about 10 percent of its slot machines to make way for the table games. About 4,300 slot machines will remain in place. Maryland Live! said it will construct a two-level poker room in time for this summer, bringing an additional 50 tables. The introduction of table games is pending regulatory approval. The casino …