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Hollywood Casino Perryville opens for business (access required)

The Hollywood Casino Perryville opened for business Monday morning--three days ahead of schedule--and dozens lined up at its doors for a chance to play some of its 1,500 slot machines. An official opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony with Gov. Martin O'Malley is scheduled to take place on Thursday.

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Newsmakers: Md. Lottery Director Stephen Martino (access required)

Two years since the approval of slot machines in Maryland, the state's first slot casino will open for business: The Hollywood Casino Perryville. A week before its official opening on Sept. 30, Martino and the Maryland State Lottery Agency will host an invite-only test run at the casino to test its facilities.

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With distractions behind him, Md. lotto director is ready for casino (access required)

Stephen Martino will set foot in the state’s first working casino on Saturday, leaving behind for a few hours all the distractions the last five months have brought the new head of Maryland’s State Lottery Agency. He has overseen a ...

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Newsmakers: David Cordish (access required)

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‘An elegant casino’ (access required)

<object width=”400″ height=”300″> <param name=”flashvars” value=”offsite=true&lang=en-us&page_show_url=%2Fphotos%2F31176391%40N05%2Fsets%2F72157624593913430%2Fshow%2F&page_show_back_url=%2Fphotos%2F31176391%40N05%2Fsets%2F72157624593913430%2F&set_id=72157624593913430&jump_to=”></param> <param name=”movie” value=”http://www.flickr.com/apps/slideshow/show.swf?v=71649″></param> <param name=”allowFullScreen” value=”true”></param><embed type=”application/x-shockwave-flash” src=”http://www.flickr.com/apps/slideshow/show.swf?v=71649″ allowFullScreen=”true” flashvars=”offsite=true&lang=en-us&page_show_url=%2Fphotos%2F31176391%40N05%2Fsets%2F72157624593913430%2Fshow%2F&page_show_back_url=%2Fphotos%2F31176391%40N05%2Fsets%2F72157624593913430%2F&set_id=72157624593913430&jump_to=” width=”400″ height=”300″></embed></object> The Greenbrier Resort in West Virginia just launched table games but isn’t shouting that from the rooftops. That would be too crass.

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The ‘gaming arms race’ (access required)

<object width=”400″ height=”300″> <param name=”flashvars” value=”offsite=true&lang=en-us&page_show_url=%2Fphotos%2F31176391%40N05%2Fshow%2F&page_show_back_url=%2Fphotos%2F31176391%40N05%2F&[email protected]&jump_to=”></param> <param name=”movie” value=”http://www.flickr.com/apps/slideshow/show.swf?v=71649″></param> <param name=”allowFullScreen” value=”true”></param><embed type=”application/x-shockwave-flash” src=”http://www.flickr.com/apps/slideshow/show.swf?v=71649″ allowFullScreen=”true” flashvars=”offsite=true&lang=en-us&page_show_url=%2Fphotos%2F31176391%40N05%2Fshow%2F&page_show_back_url=%2Fphotos%2F31176391%40N05%2F&[email protected]&jump_to=” width=”400″ height=”300″></embed></object> Table games opened at Charles Town Races in West Virginia this month, and they kicked off in Pennsylvania and Delaware in May. ...

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