Find out how much money each of Maryland’s six casinos brought in and how much money went to Maryland.
The D.C. Council gave final approval to a bill that puts sports betting on the fast track. The D.C. Lottery will assume the role of being the city’s sole operator of gaming.
How soon people can place legal sports bets in D.C. will depend on how city lawmakers decide to handle the March 2020 expiration of the D.C. Lottery contract.
A pro-casino bill was approved with bipartisan support Monday by the General Laws and Technology Committee in the Virginia Senate.
The new telecast was scheduled to debut Friday. NBC Sports Washington will continue to present conventional game coverage on its main channel, but its supplemental channel, NBC Sports Washington Plus, will offer what it calls a “free-to-play predictive gaming contest” while the Wizards host the Milwaukee Bucks.
MGM National Harbor, with more than 3,100 slot machines and 198 table games, continued to lead Maryland’s six casinos, with $59.6 million in December gaming revenue, a 5.9 percent increase from a year ago.
More companies and groups in Virginia are getting into the political influence game ahead of a legislative session than they have in past years.
This will be the fifth time the jackpot has been drawn on the first day of a new year and has so far only been won once on that day, in 2008.
Pamunkey Indian Tribe spokesman Jay Smith said the tribe is eyeing about 20 acres along the Elizabeth River between a minor league baseball stadium and an Amtrak station near Norfolk’s downtown.
The D.C. Council has passed a bill to legalize sports betting in the District. Betting likely won’t start until the summer in D.C. stadiums, arenas and the bars and restaurants that seek licenses.
After what was a record month for Maryland casino gaming revenue in October, gambling revenue eased in November, though two of the state’s three largest casinos saw healthy gains in year-over-year gambling.
Virginia Del. Mark Sickles, D-Fairfax, has introduced a bill that would legalize sports betting in a move that could generate millions of dollars for state university research programs.
The Richmond Times-Dispatch reported last week that the proposals follow a U.S. Supreme Court ruling in May that allows states to legalize and regulate wagering on sports.
MGM National Harbor, which will mark its second anniversary next month, generated $73.4 million in October gaming revenue, up more than 41 percent from October 2017.
MGM National Harbor is MGM’s fifth-highest revenue generator, coming in just behind a handful of properties in Las Vegas and Atlantic City.
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