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City delegates hear casino pitch

Gov. Martin O’Malley and House Speaker Michael E. Busch, D-Anne Arundel, proposed Wednesday to allocate some gambling revenue in a way to help offset losses that a Prince George’s County casino could cause for Baltimore and Anne Arundel County. O’Malley, ...

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Insider’s Access event – Maryland Live

The Daily Record, in partnership with the Greater Baltimore Committee, hosted the Insider's Access event at the Maryland Live casino on July 10. The event is an opportunity for young professionals to network and is hosted regularly in various local businesses.

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C. Fraser Smith: Dithering on the brink

Oh, for the days of Irv and Peter and Marvin. Oh, for gatekeepers and disciplinarians and machines. Marvin Mandel, the master politician, was governor of Maryland until various “issues” had him folding pillow cases in a federal prison. The late ...

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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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Gambling debate helps lobbyists hit jackpot

ANNAPOLIS — This year’s high-stakes gambling debate contributed to a big payday for top General Assembly lobbyists, who saw their earnings for the six-month period that includes the 2012 legislative session leap 38 percent year-over-year. Penn National Gaming Inc., operator ...

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Lottery board approves city casino bidders

The Maryland State Lottery Commission unanimously decided Thursday that a Caesars Entertainment Corp.-led group is qualified for a Baltimore slot machine license, despite one investor’s questionable loan to an indicted former Detroit mayor who faces federal corruption charges. Dan Gilbert, ...

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In-House Interrogatory

This week it is all about CEOs and general counsels. Asked: Our weekly question to the In-House community Clarissa Cerda, general counsel at LifeLock, Inc., took on her job around three years ago. The corporate counsel takes on a “partner ...

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Uncertainty surrounds rushed gambling report

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

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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