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In casino bid, MGM holds stronger hand (access required)

When final bids are turned in for Prince George’s County’s casino Friday, what’s at stake in the ensuing months-long competition will be the right to operate what many expect will become the top casino on the Eastern Seaboard.

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MGM adds about $8 million to gambling campaign account (access required)

Supporters and opponents of expanding gambling in Maryland have combined to put $65.4 million into campaign accounts, according to the most recent campaign finance filing with the Maryland State Board of Elections.

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Penn National spends another $4 million (access required)

A day after proponents of Maryland's casino gambling expansion surpassed the spending of lone dissenter Penn National Gaming Inc., the Pennsylvania-based gambling company ponied up another $4 million to stop the expansion.

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Senate President says Penn National will spend $40 million to fight gambling expansion (access required)

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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Both sides on casino referendum taking to Facebook, Twitter (access required)

Log on to Facebook or Twitter, and gambling referendum propaganda may pop up on your news feed.

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Disney pulls out of National Harbor development (access required)

The Walt Disney Co. has scrapped plans for a 500-room resort hotel that would have added another marquee name to the National Harbor development in Prince George’s County. The entertainment giant made the announcement late Friday and on Monday, the ...

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