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Ministers opposed to slots, games at Rosecroft

FORT WASHINGTON — Three dozen ministers say they plan to fight against adding slot machines or table games at Rosecroft Raceway in Prince George’s County. The Washington Post reports that the ministers and other members of the Collective Empowerment Group have ...

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State slots commission eases MBE rules

ANNAPOLIS — The state slots commission eased minority business participation goals for would-be casino developers in Baltimore and Western Maryland on Wednesday. The amendments approved by the Video Lottery Facility Location Commission remove specific minority, or MBE, benchmark figures from ...

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Stadium authority moving forward with feasibility studies

The Maryland Stadium Authority is moving forward on several feasibility studies for projects around the state. The MSA voted Tuesday to approve conducting studies for a state horse park and for adding a training facility to Howard County’s Troy Regional ...

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$3M licensing fee for proposed Baltimore casino remains in limbo

A $3 million gaming license fee paid by Baltimore City Entertainment Group will remain in limbo for at least another month after a lawyer for the would-be casino developer said the State Lottery Agency was purposefully stalling court proceedings. The ...

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3 firms interested in 3rd round of Rocky Gap slots license bidding

The taxes are lower, the incentives are higher and more developers are interested this time around, but building a casino in Western Maryland remains a risky bet, would-be casino owners said. A state commission plans to try its luck again ...

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Gov. O’Malley signs new slots deal at Rocky Gap

CUMBERLAND — Some western Maryland lawmakers have high hopes for the Rocky Gap Lodge & Golf Resort now that the state is offering better terms to prospective slot-machine operators. Gov. Martin O’Malley signed legislation Tuesday reducing the state’s take of ...

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