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. Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller ...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 »
Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr. said Penn National will more than double the $18 million it has already committed to defeating Question Seven, which would allow a casino in Prince George's County and table games at every Maryland casino.
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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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MGM Resorts International Inc. has thrown another $3 million into the advertising battle that seeks to influence a November voter referendum that will decide the fate of Maryland gambling.Read More »
Penn National Gaming Inc. -- the scorned gambling company that believes it won't be given a fair chance to bid on a Prince George's County casino license -- has contributed $5.5 million to a ballot issue committee opposing Maryland's expanded gambling law.Read More »
The operator of Maryland’s first casino said Wednesday it is joining the referendum fight against the state’s expanded gambling law.Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — About 10 hours after the General Assembly adjourned its second special session in a marathon legislative season, Gov. Martin O’Malley praised a gambling expansion bill that he hopes will put an end to persistent legislative gridlock caused by the ...
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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. ...Read More »