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Tag Archives: Cecil County

Maryland casinos generate $42.9 million; Perryville continues free-fall

Maryland's casinos generated $42.9 million in September, the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency announced Friday, the lowest monthly revenue total since June.

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Senate President says Penn National will spend $40 million to fight gambling expansion

Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr. said Penn National will more than double the $18 million it has already committed to defeating Question Seven, which would allow a casino in Prince George's County and table games at every Maryland casino.

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Lottery commission discusses potential casino deal in closed session

The Maryland State Lottery Commission discussed a potential transaction involving two state casino operators in the closed portion of its monthly public meeting Thursday.

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Feds raid five Cecil liquor stores

As part of a years-long investigation into suspected liquor smuggling between Cecil County and New York retailers, federal investigators have raided five shops where people are suspected of illegally acting as middlemen for hundreds of thousands of dollars’ worth of alcoholic beverages since 2009.

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Md. casino revenue down 7 percent in August

Maryland slots revenue fell about 7 percent from July to August, as all three of the state’s casinos experienced slowdowns in business after a record-setting summer for the 2-year-old industry.

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Md. asks U.S. for disaster aid for farmers

Gov. Martin O’Malley on Wednesday submitted a letter to the U.S. Department of Agriculture requesting a Secretarial Disaster Designation for all Maryland counties impacted by the severe dry weather and excessive heat during the months of June and July. “ ...

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Lottery will deal with Hollywood Casino after special session

Hollywood Casino Perryville's request to shed between 400 and 500 slot machines at its Cecil County facility won't be addressed until after the General Assembly's special session ...

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O’Malley calls for gambling special session Aug. 9

Gov. Martin O’Malley, saying he wants to remove what has become a major roadblock to progress in the State House, announced Friday that a special session of the General Assembly will be held Aug. 9 to discuss expanding the state’s casino gambling program.

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