Maryland casino now a 24-hour operation

Maryland Live became a 24-hour casino at 8 a.m. Thursday. Gone are the days of shutting its doors at 2 a.m. during the week, or 4 a.m. on a Saturday night.

Barbara Boatman (left) and her granddaughter, Katherine Herbst, 21, both of Alexandria, Va., celebrate their birthdays on Dec. 27, 2012, at the Maryland Live Casino in Hanover, Md., which just announced it will be open 24 hours a day. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

Barbara Boatman (left) and her granddaughter, Katherine Herbst, 21, both of Alexandria, Va., celebrate their birthdays on Dec. 27, 2012, at the Maryland Live Casino in Hanover, Md., which just announced it will be open 24 hours a day. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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