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No special meeting for gaming panel; Cordish-Penn National deal likely not imminent (access required)

The Maryland State Lottery and Gaming Control Commission will not hold a special meeting this week, suggesting that a potential deal between a pair of casino operators is not imminent.

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Gambling companies’ ballot spending reaches $16 million (access required)

Three casino companies with Maryland interests have combined to spend $16 million to influence the voter referendum on expanded gambling.

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Baltimore delegate supporting expanded gambling (access required)

ANNAPOLIS — Fissures may be developing in the previously united Baltimore delegation to the House of Delegates, whose chairman said last month that city lawmakers would stand together to oppose expanded gambling unless Baltimore receives a legislative goody bag. Del. ...

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McIntosh: Busch tells House leadership that special session on gambling is coming (access required)

Without an ironclad deal in place among members of the General Assembly, Gov. Martin O’Malley appears poised to call a potentially risky special session in which the legislature could vote to expand casino gambling to Prince George’s County and legalize table games.

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Odds stacked against Perryville casino (access required)

The operator of Maryland’s first casino is betting that a sharp decline in its June revenue will be short-lived, but odds are the road ahead will be rough for Hollywood Casino Perryville. The opening of Maryland’s largest casino, Maryland Live ...

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Uncertainty surrounds rushed gambling report (access required)

Ten- and 12-hour days were the norm for state fiscal analysts working over the last month to put together a rushed report with PricewaterhouseCoopers on whether to expand gambling in Maryland. The hours were long for analysts at PricewaterhouseCoopers, too, ...

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Slots money takes long and winding road to operators (access required)

Slip a $5 bill into a Maryland slot machine, push a button and watch the machine blink its multicolored lights and hum an electronic tune. Once all the machinations are finished and the last penny is gone — assuming Lady ...

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