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Anti-slots bill moves forward in Prince George’s

The Prince George’s County Council advanced a bill Tuesday that would ban slot machines from the county. The bill cleared a committee vote 3-0 and still faces a vote of the full council. The legislation, as The Washington Post reports, ...

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Jockey club, Penn National headed to arbitration over Rosecroft simulcasts

The Maryland Jockey Club and Penn National Gaming Inc. will turn to an independent arbitrator to craft a simulcast arrangement for Rosecroft Raceway after the two sides missed another deadline Saturday. The deal, which would allow the long-struggling harness track ...

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Racing commission votes 7-1 to return racing to Rosecroft

The Maryland Racing Commission voted Wednesday to allow harness racing to return to Rosecroft Raceway for 20 dates this fall. The commission approved the Oxon Hill track’s application on a 7-1 vote, with the condition that Penn National Gaming Inc. ...

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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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Perryville casino revenue jumps in January

Hollywood Casino Perryville’s revenue has rebounded after the holiday months caused gamblers to spend their money elsewhere. The state’s first casino reported it made $7.7 million in January, its highest revenue since October, according to figures released Monday by the ...

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