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Tag Archives: Maryland State Lottery and Gaming Control Agency

State audit questions distribution of unclaimed slots money (access required)

A state audit released Monday raised questions about how the Maryland State Lottery and Gaming Control Agency distributed more than $700,000 in unclaimed video slots proceeds. That issue was among the five findings by the Office of Legislative Audits. The report also raised concerns about the security of the agency's computer network as well as its failure to publicly publish notification of the awarding of three contracts valued at a combined $106 million. Gina Smith, acting director of the agency, in a letter to the auditor wrote that the agency had always intended to distribute the unclaimed money in a manner consistent with how it distributes other slots proceeds.

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Regulators approve opening of Maryland Live’s poker room (access required)

Maryland gambling regulators on Wednesday approved Maryland Live Casino at Arundel Mills mall's application to open a poker room, just hours before the Cordish Cos. casino plans to hold opening ceremonies.

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Removing slots from Maryland casinos wasn’t easy (access required)

When Maryland Live Casino at Arundel Mills mall and Hollywood Casino Perryville were ready to shed slot machines from overcrowded gambling floors, they ran up against some resistance from Maryland's gambling regulators.

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Public hearings on Prince George’s casino slated for fall (access required)

State regulators still expect to award a casino license to one of three applicants to operate a casino in Prince George's County, and the schedule for that process is starting to materialize.

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House, Senate have different Internet lottery provisions in budget (access required)

House and Senate versions of Gov. Martin O'Malley's operating budget proposal attack the future of Internet lottery sales in different ways, potentially setting up a mini-showdown over the fate of iLottery.

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