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Busch mentions Internet gambling consideration

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland House Speaker Michael Busch says the possibility of developing Internet gambling in the state will be under consideration in a special session next week. The speaker briefly noted the possibility in a memo sent to members of ...

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Evitts scales back Rocky Gap slots proposal

ANNAPOLIS — A planned $65-million casino in western Maryland will be scaled back from 850 slot machines to 500 without a proposed building expansion at the Rocky Gap Lodge and Golf Resort due to trouble finding financing, the company leading ...

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Special session could include pit bull bill

Next month’s special session of the General Assembly might allow legislators the chance to counteract a Maryland Court of Appeals ruling that calls pit bulls inherently dangerous.

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Maryland Live owner warns state leaders of ‘oversaturation’

While officials representing potential National Harbor casino developer MGM Resorts International Inc. wore smiles behind Gov. Martin O’Malley as he announced a special legislative session on gambling, the operator of Maryland’s largest casino fumed.

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O’Malley expected to call for special session

Gov. Martin O’Malley is expected to announce Friday morning that he will convene a special session of the General Assembly to expand the state’s five-year-old casino gambling program.

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Decision on special session likely on Friday

ANNAPOLIS — A spokeswoman for Gov. Martin O’Malley says a formal announcement on whether a special session will be held in Maryland to expand gambling is likely to be made on Friday. Raquel Guillory declined to say definitively on Thursday ...

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