Who needs another casino? The Maryland State Lottery Agency enjoyed its 15th-straight record-breaking year in fiscal 2012, selling $1.8 billion in tickets more than $500 million of which went to the state.
The lottery also manages the state’s casinos, which earned $194.5 million for the state in fiscal year 2012.
Here’s a few other headlines:
- The Gazette highlights InvestMaryland, a state program that plans to distribute money to select venture capital funds, as venture capital investment fell to its lowest level in 16 years during the second quarter.
- The Baltimore Sun reports that one of Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake’s top deputies has resigned, citing health reasons.
- The Washington Post examines what impact a casino ballot question in November could have on the same-sex marriage question.