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General Assembly passes gambling bill

After days of intense bargaining behind closed doors in the State House, governor’s mansion and General Assembly office buildings, the legislature found the political will to allow an expansion of Maryland’s casino gambling program.

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Not looking like enough votes in House to expand gambling

ANNAPOLIS — It’s known as a “heavy lift” in legislative circles – the kind of bill that’s hard to round up votes for – and that’s exactly what the effort to expand gambling in Maryland is proving to be. The ...

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Slots buying could move to casinos

By now, most interested spectators know that Gov. Martin O’Malley’s gambling work group is seeking an answer to whether it is wise to build a casino at National Harbor and legalize table games at every state casino. But also at ...

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Baltimore delegates oppose Senate gambling bill

ANNAPOLIS — Baltimore’s delegation chairman in the House of Delegates opened the General Assembly’s final day with some political hardball Monday, vowing to oppose the Senate’s new gambling expansion plan without protections for the planned city casino and restoration of ...

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Lines drawn on gambling bill

The Senate’s presiding officer said Thursday that a bill to expand gambling in Maryland would either include a sixth casino license for a facility in Prince George’s County or there would be no gambling expansion this year. Senate President Thomas ...

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