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Tag Archives: Rosecroft Raceway

Eye on Annapolis: A ‘mistake’ to endorse National Harbor for 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. Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller ...

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Senate President says Penn National will spend $40 million to fight gambling expansion

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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Gambling firms have spent $19.4M on referendum ads

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 spends another $3 million on gambling referendum

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.

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Penn National kicks in $5.5 million to fight gambling law

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.

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O’Malley signs gambling bill; referendum next

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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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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