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Casino at Arundel Mills opens early to an eager crowd

With a crowd blockading the entrance to the Maryland Live! casino at Arundel Mills mall just before 9:30 p.m. and a ribbon cutting ceremony winding down, casino officials opened the doors to the general public about a half-hour early. And ...

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Still plenty of possibilities at Arundel Mills

The jam-packed Arundel Mills commercial district could become even denser in the next several years, depending on the success of the Maryland Live! casino, which opens Wednesday night. With more than 1,400 hotel rooms ready to be booked within one ...

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Gambling work group waiting for study

ANNAPOLIS — The fate of Maryland’s gambling industry appears to rest with a soon-to-be completed PricewaterhouseCoopers study, which will examine the viability of building a Prince George’s County casino and adding table games to all slot parlors in the state. ...

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National Harbor group couldn’t build a billion-dollar casino

Advocates for a National Harbor casino said the state wouldn’t be able to lower taxes enough for a billion-dollar facility to be built on the Potomac shore. Andrew Moody, principal of Business Research & Economic Advisors, said a $750 million ...

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Cordish urges Md. to wait on additional casino

ANNAPOLIS — The owner of Maryland’s largest casino is urging state lawmakers to at least wait to see how casinos perform before adding a sixth. David Cordish spoke on Friday to a work group of lawmakers who are considering how ...

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Businesses around Maryland Live! say they are optimistic

Doug Bither looks forward to the jobs that will be created when the 330,000-square-foot Maryland Live! casino opens here, adjacent to the Arundel Mills mall. But Bither isn’t talking about the 1,500 employees who will be hired by the casino, ...

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Cordish: Maryland Live! won’t hurt Hollywood Casino for long

A few items didn’t make it into today’s story about what developer David Cordish called an oversaturated casino market in Maryland. Stephen L. Martino, director of the Maryland State Lottery Agency, said casino business is already starting to overlap. When Maryland ...

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New casino may change the odds for other Maryland sites

David Cordish is quick to tell you that, when it opens on June 6, his Maryland Live! casino in Hanover will have more slot machines than any casino in Las Vegas or Atlantic City. With 3,250 machines, it will be ...

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Unions urge O’Malley, assembly leaders to expand gambling

Trade union leaders sent a letter to Gov. Martin O’Malley and the presiding officers of the General Assembly on Friday urging the trio to include an expansion of gambling in any revenue package considered in a special legislative session. The ...

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