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O’Malley signs gambling bill; referendum next

ANNAPOLIS — About 10 hours after the General Assembly adjourned its second special session in a marathon legislative season, Gov. Martin O’Malley praised a gambling expansion bill that he hopes will put an end to persistent legislative gridlock caused by the ...

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House amendments on gambling bill would cost state $32M per year

ANNAPOLIS — A decision by a House of Delegates panel to further cut taxes on two Maryland casino owners would leave the state with $32 million less by fiscal year 2017 when compared to the bill that passed the Senate ...

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Odds stacked against Perryville casino

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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Gambling study: Maryland can handle 6th casino if table games OK’d

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland’s gambling market can absorb a sixth casino — and already-approved facilities will make more money — if the state also legalizes table games, according to a joint study by state fiscal analysts and PricewaterhouseCoopers. A casino at ...

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