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Some gambling group ideas piqued lottery director’s interest

Stephen L. Martino, director of the Maryland State Lottery Agency, says his job is to implement gambling policy as he’s instructed to do so by the governor, General Assembly and voters. But a few ideas left on the table when ...

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Eye Opener: Gambling work group fails to reach consensus

Gov. Martin O’Malley’s work group considering expanded gambling couldn’t reach consensus Wednesday, likely preventing any special session on the topic this summer. Here’s what else is in the news today: The Frederick News-Post reports that a Frederick casino was never ...

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Eye Opener: Gambling work group to get consultant’s report

The work group considering an expansion of gambling in Maryland will receive the results of a study conducted by PricewaterhouseCoopers Tuesday morning. Members of the work group said the study, which is examining the viability of adding a sixth casino ...

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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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State GOP opposes special session on gambling

ANNAPOLIS — Republicans in the House of Delegates are opposing a special session to take up proposed gambling expansion in Maryland. Del. Anthony O’Donnell, the minority leader, and Del. Jeannie Haddaway-Riccio, the minority whip, sent a letter to the Legislature’s ...

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