WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — The DuPont company is selling its theater business in Wilmington.
The company announced Monday it will sell its DuPont Theatre business to The Grand Opera House, which is nearby. The sale is expected to close Jan. 20. The terms were not disclosed.
DuPont will continue to manage the theatre until the transaction closes. The theatre will then be renamed The Playhouse on Rodney Square. Officials say the sale will have no effect on the remainder of the season, theatre subscription packages or ticket prices.
BALTIMORE (AP) — Maryland's casinos generated $85.6 million in December, down from last month's revenues.
State revenue totals released Monday show that excluding Horseshoe Casino Baltimore — which opened in August — revenues at the state's other four casinos were down by 3.6 percent in December, compared to the same month in 2013.
Factoring in the opening of Horseshoe Casino Baltimore, revenues increased by $20.6 million from December 2013 to last month. That's a 31.7 percent increase.