Maryland casinos generate $178.1 million in gaming revenue during March

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland’s six casinos combined to generate $178,137,823 in revenue from slot machines and table games during March 2024, the fifth-best single-month total in the history of the state’s casino program. The March 2024 revenue figure represented an increase of $1,613,239 (0.9%) compared to March 2023. Casino gaming contributions to the state in March 2024 totaled $76,473,835, an increase of […]

White Marsh carnival will not reopen this week following Saturday night’s disturbances

WHITE MARSH, MD—The carnival at White Marsh Mall will not reopen this week following multiple disturbances and arrests on Saturday night. Police responded to the mall during the evening hours on April 6 area after several large groups of juveniles began fighting and disrupting the festival, despite extra security measures that were added this year. Air and K-9 units were […]

Maryland announces settlement with Royal Caribbean over cancelled Jazz cruises

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland Attorney General Anthony G. Brown this week announced that his Consumer Protection Division has entered into a settlement resolving an investigation into Royal Caribbean Cruise Ltd., d/b/a Royal Caribbean International, regarding 2021 and 2022 Capital Jazz “SuperCruise” sailings. Tickets for the cruises were sold by a Maryland-based company, Capital Jazz, Inc., but the cruises were cancelled during the […]

Baltimore County business owner buys winning $50,000 scratch-off ticket in Nottingham

NOTTINGHAM, MD—A Baltimore County woman makes it a point to grab a scratch-off ticket whenever she stops at a store that sells Maryland Lottery games. Recently, the business owner found herself at a local grocery store shopping for Easter dinner. Not only did she leave with the needed ingredients for the meal, she also found the recipe for a high-dollar […]

Maryland angler catches state record fallfish

BALTIMORE, MD—A Maryland man has set a new state fishing record. Blake Cronk, of Westernport (Allegany County), has been recognized by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources as a new state record holder for fallfish – Semotilus corporalis — in the state’s nontidal division. Cronk caught the 3.2-pound fish on April 1 while fishing in the North Branch of the […]

Eighth angler earns FishMaryland Master Angler Award

RISING SUN, MD—A Rising Sun man has caught 10 different trophy-sized fish in Maryland, earning him the prestigious FishMaryland Master Angler Award. Jason Michalski, 30, caught his tenth fish on Sunday, March 24, a 30.25-inch carp. Michalski was one of eight anglers who have caught at least 10 species of fish in Maryland since the FishMaryland Master Angler Award program […]

Baltimore County man set to pay off home mortgage with $50,000 Powerball prize

CHASE, MD—A Baltimore resident told Maryland Lottery officials that he tends to wait for a big Powerball jackpot before he plays the game. And although he hasn’t captured the jackpot, which now sits at an estimated annuity of $1.09 billion, he is quite content walking away with a $50,000 prize. The retiree bought his lucky ticket at Chase Plaza Liquors […]