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Penn National announces Jockey Club sale to Stronach

Penn National Gaming Inc. announced Thursday that it will sell its share of the Maryland Jockey Club to Stron-MJC Limited Partnership. MI Developments Inc., Penn National’s joint venture partner, will also transfer its interest in the jockey club to an ...

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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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Maryland horse park idea comes around track again

Maryland is revisiting the idea of building a state horse park — designed to boost tourism and small businesses — after plans to construct one were dropped four years ago. Officials from the Maryland Horse Industry Board, the Department of ...

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Gov. O’Malley wishes luck to Animal Kingdom

ELKTON — Gov. Martin O’Malley wished Animal Kingdom luck in the Preakness Stakes and went for a ride on another steed on Friday deep in Maryland horse country, one day after he signed legislation needed to steer millions of dollars ...

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Rosecroft bankruptcy settlement approved

A settlement was approved Thursday filed by the trustee of Rosecroft Raceway between the bankrupt race track and the Maryland Jockey Club and various horse and racing associations as part of the harness track’s Chapter 11 proceedings. U.S. District Court ...

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Other legislation signed into law by Gov. O’Malley

ANNAPOLIS — A glance at other legislation signed by Gov. Martin O’Malley Thursday at the third and final bill- signing ceremony from the legislative session: LAWN FERTILIZER — Maryland will limit nitrogen used in lawn fertilizer, ban most phosphorous and ...

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Settlement hearing being held on Rosecroft bankruptcy

A hearing is being held Thursday to approve a settlement filed by the trustee of Rosecroft Raceway between the bankrupt race track and the Maryland Jockey Club and various horse and racing associations as part of the harness track’s Chapter ...

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Penn National close to selling Maryland Jockey Club stake

Penn National Gaming Inc. is close to divesting its 49-percent share of the Maryland Jockey Club, including its ownership of Pimlico Race Course and Laurel Park. D. Eric Schippers, a spokesman for the Wyomissing, Pa.-based company, said Tuesday that the ...

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