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Week in review: 3/4/11 (access required)

Taking stand against algae Maryland will become the first state March 21 to ban felt-soled fishing boots that spread an invasive algae from stream to stream. The ban has consumers scrambling to replace gear and retailers left with boots they can’t ...

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Penn National reaffirms it wants gambling at Rosecroft

Penn National Gaming Inc. reaffirmed Tuesday that it wants to bring gambling to Rosecroft Raceway, and will work with legislators for a long-term plan in keeping the track open. The gaming company settled Monday on its acquisition of Rosecroft, and ...

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Top 5: Penn National, ICC and First Mariner (access required)

Late Thursday, The Daily Record broke the story that Penn National may sell its stake in the Maryland Jockey Club. This week also saw the ribbon cutting for the Inter-County Connector toll road, that officials hope will help decongest traffic. ...

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Legislature seeks to stop casino infighting

ANNAPOLIS – The state Senate gave preliminary approval Tuesday to a bill that would require casino owners to play nice with each other as Maryland’s gaming industry struggles to get off the ground in the crowded mid-Atlantic gaming landscape. The ...

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Davis says he won’t support Rosecroft slots

Penn National Gaming Inc. will likely face stiff opposition from state lawmakers for its plans to get slot machines at Rosecroft Raceway. Penn National outbid two other potential buyers for the bankrupt Prince George’s County facility, including Peter G. Angelos, ...

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Maryland Lottery Agency negotiates way around ban on ‘freebies’ at casinos (access required)

Maryland’s gaming growing pains could ease next month when the state gets its first taste of a staple of the casino industry — booze and a seat at the buffet, on the house. The state’s gaming law prohibits casinos from ...

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$12.4M spent on Anne Arundel slots referendum

The high-stakes battle over the right to build a casino in Anne Arundel County cost $12.4 million, according to a report published Wednesday by the state. The Maryland Jockey Club spent $7.5 million on its failed referendum campaign to derail ...

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Racing plan for Laurel Park, Pimlico stuck at the starting gate

With Maryland thoroughbred racing and the Preakness Stakes in jeopardy, Penn National Gaming Inc. said Tuesday it will continue to work with its corporate partner to develop a plan for Laurel Park and Pimlico Race Course in 2011. Penn National ...

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