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Horse racing group says National Harbor casino ‘kills Rosecroft’

Two days before the start of a special session of the General Assembly that could pave the way for a casino to be constructed at National Harbor, advocates for a different casino site in Prince George's County made sure legislators knew what a casino at the gleaming Potomac River development would mean for Rosecroft Raceway. ...

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Editorial: A clear winner in gambling debate

In case you were wondering who won the Great Gambling Debate of the 2012 regular session of the Maryland General Assembly, the results are in, and there is a clear winner – lobbyists. Their earnings for the six months including ...

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Penn National tops General Assembly lobbying list

ANNAPOLIS — Gambling has been the issue du jour in Maryland since it apparently tied up budget negotiations in the final weeks of the General Assembly. It should come as no surprise, then, that a gambling company spent the most ...

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No plan in place at Maryland horse tracks

Maryland’s thoroughbred industry is once again racing through December without a plan to keep two struggling racetracks afloat in the new year. The Maryland Jockey Club and thoroughbred owners and breeders missed a Dec. 1 deadline to propose a long-term, ...

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Maryland slots revenue dips slightly in November

Maryland’s two casinos brought in $12.2 million in revenue in October, according to figures released Monday by the Maryland State Lottery Agency. That’s a 5 percent drop from September, with Casino at Ocean Downs responsible for all of the decline, ...

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Maryland casinos short of minority business goal

Minority businesses played a larger role in building and outfitting Maryland’s two casinos than previously reported, but their participation still fell well short of the goals set by the state. An audit released Friday by the Department of Legislative Services ...

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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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