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Changes To Benefit Casino Operators, Not Education

September 20, 2012:

Legislators in Maryland are proposing a major expansion of casino gaming to generate more money to fund education. But a recently released report indicates the greatest, and perhaps only, benefactors of the changes will be casino operators, who stand to generate nearly three quarters of all additional revenues....read on

Racing Survives In Maryland

August 7, 2012:

Penn National Gaming has agreed to a two-year contract extension to continue live harness racing at Rosecroft Raceway with the Cloverleaf Standardbred Owners Association....read on

MD Council Doesn't Support Expansion

February 15, 2012:

It has been reported that the Prince George’s County Council in Maryland has stated that it is opposed to the current slots bill which would see expanded gaming come to either Rosecroft Raceway or the National Harbor...read on

MD Gaming Referendum Bill Introduced

February 7, 2012:

A bill which would ultimately allow residents of Maryland to decide, via referendum, whether or not to allow expanded gaming in Prince George's County, home to Rosecroft Raceway, was introduced in the state Senate...read on

MD Gaming Expansion To Referendum?

February 3, 2012:

It is expected that legislation will be introduced early next week which will call for a statewide referendum regarding the introduction of slot-machine gaming for Maryland's Prince George’s County, home to Rosecroft Raceway...read on

Anti-Gaming Zoning Bill Tabled In MD

November 16, 2011:

On Tuesday, November 15 in Maryland, the Prince George's County Council voted in favour of tabling a bill which would alter zoning laws and thus ban the implementation of expanded gaming in the county, which includes Rosecroft Raceway...read on

Another Twist In Maryland

October 31, 2011:

Earlier this year, the Maryland Jockey Club agreed to a legislative plan to allow Laurel Park and Pimlico Race Course to pay operating expenses from slot machine proceeds which had been earmarked for building upgrades...read on

Racing At Rosecroft A Family Affair

October 21, 2011:

When live racing returns to Rosecroft Raceway tonight after a three-year absence, it will be something of a homecoming for the Offutt family...read on

Simulcasting To Return To Rosecroft

August 22, 2011:

Officials with Rosecroft Raceway today announced that the track will be re-opening for simulcasting on Thursday, August 25, and that live harness racing will be returning to the venue this October...read on

Rosecroft Awarded Conditional License

July 7, 2011:

According to a report, Penn National Gaming was awarded a conditional license to operate programs of live harness racing at Maryland's Rosecroft Raceway earlier this week...read on

Negotiations, Hearings In Maryland

July 4, 2011:

Penn National Gaming has applied to bring live racing back to Maryland's Rosecroft Raceway. A hearing in regard to the matter is reportedly scheduled to take place this week, but the contentious simulcasting issue in the state has to be dealt with before any live action at the track goes forward...read on

"I'd Like To See The FBI Get Involved"

May 25, 2011:

Prior to the 136th running of the Preakness Stakes this past weekend at Maryland's Pimlico Race Course, NBC's Bob Costas had the chance to interview Barry Irwin, the head of Team Valor, which owns Kentucky Derby winner Animal Kingdom...read on

Ocean Downs, Maryland Harness Racing Profiled

May 9, 2011:

Ocean Downs' 40-date meet is scheduled to kick off on June 19, and with the state of flux and uncertainty the Maryland harness racing industry has been forced to deal with over the past few years, it is safe to say that there will be a transition period this summer...read on

Maryland Subsidy Bill Passes, With Strings

April 12, 2011:

Late on Monday, April 11, legislators in Maryland gave the green light for millions in state capital to be directed to racetracks...read on

No Simo Deal Means No Govt Money

April 11, 2011:

It has been reported that before the state of Maryland hands over millions of dollars to racetracks to cover day-to-day operating costs, Pimlico Race Course, Laurel Park and Rosecroft Raceway must have a...read on


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