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State panel questions Rosecroft proposal

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The chairman of the commission that will award a casino license for a site in Prince George’s County said a proposal by Penn National Gaming Inc. to share hundreds of millions of dollars in profits with the community if it’s built at Rosecroft Raceway raises a number of unanswered questions.

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In casino bid, MGM holds stronger hand

MGM’s proposed casino at National Harbor was described by one expert as a site with ‘impeccable’ economics because of its proximity to Virginia and the District of Columbia, two jurisdictions unlikely to ever permit gambling.

When final bids are turned in for Prince George’s County’s casino Friday, what’s at stake in the ensuing months-long competition will be the right to operate what many expect will become the top casino on the Eastern Seaboard.

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MGM to bid officially for National Harbor casino

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MGM Resorts International Inc. confirmed Wednesday what most have assumed since the Las Vegas-based company spent more than $40 million to ensure Maryland voters approved an expansion of casino gambling last year: It will bid to operate a casino in Prince George's County.

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Miller: It was a mistake to endorse National Harbor as Prince George’s casino site

Prince George's County Executive Rushern L. Baker III should not have publicly endorsed National Harbor as the future site of a Prince George's County casino, the presiding officer of the state Senate said Thursday.

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Spending on gambling referendum hits $35.7 million

More money has been spent to influence Maryland’s referendum on an expansion of casino gambling than was poured into the 2006 gubernatorial race, according to state elections records.

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O’Malley: Slot foes’ ads ‘a bunch of West Va. hooey’

Calling ads opposing Maryland’s expanded gambling referendum “a bunch of West Virginia hooey,” Gov. Martin O’Malley on Wednesday slammed Penn National Gaming Inc. and its CEO, Peter M. Carlino, saying that the Pennsylvania-based gambling company is deliberately lying to protect its business interests.

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County executives take sides on expanded gambling

Maryland county executives are picking sides on the state's upcoming casino referendum, but the sides are hardly surprising.

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MGM spends another $3M in gambling ads

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 ...

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