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Md. lawmakers reviewing bill on gambling

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland lawmakers and casino owners are reviewing Gov. Martin O’Malley’s 55-page measure to expand gambling on the eve of a special session. O’Malley, for his part, said Wednesday the bill will increase state revenue and jobs. He also ...

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Eye Opener: O’Malley’s gambling bill puts casino in Prince George’s by 2016

Gov. Martin O'Malley released a draft of his highly anticipated gambling legislation late Tuesday, a bill that contained few surprises but has attempted to allay some concerns of members of the House of Delegates who have been reluctant to vote to expand Maryland's casino gambling program. ...

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Lottery will deal with Hollywood Casino after special session

Hollywood Casino Perryville's request to shed between 400 and 500 slot machines at its Cecil County facility won't be addressed until after the General Assembly's special session ...

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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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Eye Opener: Hollywood Casino wants state to take back slot machines

On the day that July revenue totals for Maryland's casinos are set to be released, the state's first slots parlor in Cecil County is asking the state to take back up to 500 of its slot machines. ...

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Eye Opener: Internet gambling steals spotlight

House Speaker Michael E. Busch, D-Anne Arundel, joked months ago that there'd one day be a slot machine on every corner. That may not be likely, but gambling could be in just about every household if the General Assembly decides to legalize Internet gambling. ...

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Week in review – 8/3/12

Caesars OK’d for casino A state commission on Tuesday approved a slot machine license for Caesars Entertainment to build a casino in Baltimore. The unanimous vote for the Baltimore casino grants the fifth and final casino license allowed under state ...

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Republican leader to O’Malley: Where’s the gambling bill?

Gov. Martin O'Malley's office has been developing legislation that could expand gambling in Maryland for at least the last two weeks. Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr. said last week he thought the draft bill would be ready by the first week of August. ...

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