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Senate passes bill to expand gaming, add casino

ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland Senate has passed legislation to legalize table games such as blackjack and roulette and cleared the way for a 4,750 slot-machine casino in Prince George’s County. The measure, which passed 35-11 Tuesday, is the most significant ...

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Caesars reps support Maryland gaming expansion bill

ANNAPOLIS — Officials representing the sole applicant hoping to put a slots parlor in downtown Baltimore say they support a bill that would create a sixth casino in Maryland. Trevor Busche, vice president for corporate development for Caesars Entertainment Corp., ...

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Poll: P.G. voters want National Harbor casino

ANNAPOLIS — A majority of Prince George’s County voters support the construction of a resort casino at National Harbor in Oxon Hill, which could create thousands of temporary and permanent jobs. The $1 billion casino proposal is supported by 57 ...

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P.G. Executive Baker wants National Harbor casino

ANNAPOLIS — Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker III and developers of National Harbor urged Maryland lawmakers on Wednesday to approve a measure to expand gambling in Maryland and allow a high-end casino next to the Potomac River close ...

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Internet exciting to Maryland lottery

ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland State Lottery Agency hopes to make more money, get more exposure and have more people playing when it takes ticket sales online, said lottery Director Stephen Martino. According to its fiscal 2013 budget, the lottery anticipates ...

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Martino defends state’s slots lease decision

ANNAPOLIS — Flexibility and cost savings are behind the state’s move to start leasing video slots for its five casinos, according to Maryland State Lottery Agency Director Stephen Martino. Maryland has kept tight reins on regulating its developing slots program. ...

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