Spending to influence Maryland’s referendum that would expand casino gambling has exceeded $50 million, according to state campaign finance records. Proponents have retaken the lead in the money race, with MGM Resorts International Inc., which is angling to build a ...Read More »
Proponents of expanded gambling have for the first time moved ahead of opponents -- at least when measured by the size of their campaign accounts.Read More »
LAS VEGAS — Two top casino executives and the heads of several gambling machine makers agreed Wednesday that Internet gambling is inevitable and that U.S. companies and customers are vulnerable to overseas Internet poker operations. But the chief executives of ...Read More »
Companies interested in the future of Maryland casino have combined to spend $19.4 million to influence the November voter referendum that will decide the industry’s fate, more than double the amount spent on the referendum that started the state’s casino program four years ago.
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ANNAPOLIS — MGM Resorts International has spent about $8.4 million for advertising to support an expansion of gambling. The Las Vegas company’s latest report released Tuesday is about $3 million more than its last report released four days ago. MGM ...Read More »
Updated, 12:25 p.m. Speaking to reporters in Baltimore, Gov. Martin O’Malley said Thursday that lawmakers have a responsibility to return to Annapolis if a special session is called. He said having 188 members of the legislature return to work this summer is “not ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Martin O’Malley said Monday he believes progress is being made toward reaching a consensus to hold a special session this summer to expand gambling. The governor told reporters after meeting with local officials that a House of ...
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ANNAPOLIS — MGM Resorts International has struck an agreement to build a casino destination at the National Harbor waterfront complex near the nation’s capital. The proposed casino in suburban Maryland would include about 4,000 slot machines and 250 table games ...Read More »
Developer Patrick Turner is working with mega resort and casino company MGM to win the Baltimore gaming license and build a slots parlor south of M&T Bank Stadium. Turner and another partner, Jim Seay, confirmed their interest in a written ...Read More »