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Ravens fill gaps in slow start to General Assembly (access required)

Whether in a meeting of the state's gambling regulators, in a recurring House of Delegates trivia segment or in the opening statement of Gov. Martin O'Malley's State of the State Address, talk of the Baltimore Ravens has been unavoidable in Annapolis.

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Lottery will deal with Hollywood Casino after special session (access required)

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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Odds stacked against Perryville casino (access required)

The operator of Maryland’s first casino is betting that a sharp decline in its June revenue will be short-lived, but odds are the road ahead will be rough for Hollywood Casino Perryville. The opening of Maryland’s largest casino, Maryland Live ...

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Maryland Live lifts state’s June casino revenue to record $40.8M (access required)

The opening of Maryland’s largest casino accounted for the lion’s share of a record month for the state’s fledgling and embattled gambling program. But June’s revenues — which jumped to $40.8 million from $14.55 million in May, a 180 percent ...

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Some gambling group ideas piqued lottery director’s interest (access required)

Stephen L. Martino, director of the Maryland State Lottery Agency, says his job is to implement gambling policy as he’s instructed to do so by the governor, General Assembly and voters. But a few ideas left on the table when ...

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Arundel Mills casino authorized to open Wednesday (access required)

Following a battery of tests Saturday, the Maryland State Lottery Agency authorized the Maryland Live! casino at Arundel Mills mall to open as planned Wednesday at 10 p.m. The agency announced Monday afternoon that lottery Director Stephen L. Martino signed ...

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Cordish: Maryland Live! won’t hurt Hollywood Casino for long (access required)

A few items didn’t make it into today’s story about what developer David Cordish called an oversaturated casino market in Maryland. Stephen L. Martino, director of the Maryland State Lottery Agency, said casino business is already starting to overlap. When Maryland ...

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