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 ...Read More »
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. ...Read More »
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 ...
Tagged with: Anne Arundel County Arundel Mills Cecil County expanded gambling hollywood casino perryville maryland live casino Maryland State Lottery Agency National Harbor Slot machines special session stephen l. martinoRead More »
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 »
Just a couple days before the start of Maryland's second special session of the General Assembly this year, state casinos announced that they enjoyed a record revenue month in July. ...Read More »
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. ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — A Maryland lawmaker says he expects a bill addressing a court ruling that defines pit bulls as “inherently dangerous” will be introduced in this month’s special session. Del. Curt Anderson, a co-chairman of a task force that has ...Read More »
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. ...Read More »
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 ...
Tagged with: 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Appellate Judicial Nominating Commission approval Baltimore baltimore city circuit court Baltimore Development Corporation caesars entertainment casino gun permit RG Steel special session Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr. U.S. Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. Week in ReviewRead More »
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. ...Read More »