J. Freedom du Lac

Enterprise reporterWashington, D.C.

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Highlights from the monthly casino compliance report.

  • Apr 24, 2014

Insights from inside the Maryland Live poker room.

  • Apr 23, 2014

Documenting a dead dinosaur’s journey from Montana to the Smithsonian’s Natural History Museum.

  • Apr 16, 2014

Cordish and Penn want to build a $750 million Live-branded casino resort.

  • Apr 16, 2014

They will replace a life-size T. rex replica that’s been displayed at the Natural History Museum since 1999.

  • Apr 15, 2014

At 10 a.m., the public will be able to watch as scientists and other staff members work with the bones.

  • Apr 14, 2014

Fossil from Montana scheduled to arrive at the Smithsonian’s Natural History Museum on Tuesday.

  • Apr 14, 2014

A Maryland man gets to compete in “Poker Night in America” against World Series champions.

  • Apr 13, 2014

Boyfriend and girlfriend turned white casino chips black, adding $99 in value, authorities say.

  • Apr 10, 2014

Highlights from the monthly casino compliance report.

  • Apr 9, 2014

Art dealer advised museum to feign disinterest; even Sotheby’s was fooled.

  • Apr 8, 2014

Statewide casino revenues reach nearly $78 million; Maryland Live sets a record, too.

  • Apr 7, 2014

After losing a 1997 auction for Sue, the Natural History Museum will finally get its own T. rex this month.

  • Apr 5, 2014

First warmth of the season is helping melt away bitter-cold memories of winter.

  • Mar 22, 2014

Car fell 27 feet into the bay in terrifying July accident, but the driver survived.

  • Mar 19, 2014

Manassas man, 35, charged with rape.

  • Mar 15, 2014

New chip-protection procedures in place at region’s busiest poker room.

  • Mar 14, 2014

Under the bill, violators caught in a casino would face fines; a Senate version already passed.

  • Mar 12, 2014

Horseshoe in Baltimore has 1,700 jobs to fill, and other casinos expect to lose workers to the new player.

  • Mar 7, 2014

The state’s largest casino continues to live above the $50 million-a-month line.

  • Mar 5, 2014
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About J. Freedom

J. Freedom du Lac is an enterprise reporter for The Post, covering history, gambling, people and places. Previously, he served as the paper’s pop music critic. Freedom is his given middle name. He can be reached at j.dulac@washpost.com or (202) 334-5268.