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Dec 16, 2014

MGM seeks clarification for opening of National Harbor casino

Operators of a proposed $1.2 billion casino at National Harbor say they need the state to fix a legal conflict that sets the opening date for Maryland's sixth and final gaming venue.

Dec 8, 2013

National Harbor Casino Would Bring More Gaming Revenue Than Competing Bids, Analysts Say

ANNAPOLIS – MGM would likely bring in more gaming revenue than the other two companies competing to build Maryland’s sixth casino in Prince George’s County, economic consultants told state gaming regulators Friday. MGM’s proposed casino at National Harbor would bring in between $713 million and $719 million in fiscal year 2019, according to consulting companies […]

Oct 22, 2013

Unions back National Harbor casino

Five unions Tuesday announced their endorsement of a proposal by MGM Resorts International to build a casino at National Harbor.

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Oct 21, 2013

State panel questions Rosecroft proposal

The chairman of the commission that will award a casino license for a site in Prince George’s County said a proposal by Penn National Gaming Inc. to share hundreds of millions of dollars in profits with the community if it’s built at Rosecroft Raceway raises a number of unanswered questions.

Jun 27, 2013

Public hearings on Prince George’s casino slated for fall

State regulators still expect to award a casino license to one of three applicants to operate a casino in Prince George's County, and the schedule for that process is starting to materialize.

May 13, 2013

Penn National says Rosecroft casino would have ‘at least’ 3,000 slots

Penn National Gaming Inc. said Monday it intends to install 3,000 slot machines at Rosecroft Raceway, despite providing an initial licensing fee to the state that only pays for 500 slots.

Jan 31, 2013

Lottery panel wants bids for P.G. casino by mid-May

The state Video Lottery Facility Location Commission has approved the parameters of an application for companies that want to build and operate a casino in southern Prince George’s County.

Jan 31, 2013

Miller: It was a mistake to endorse National Harbor as Prince George’s casino site

Prince George's County Executive Rushern L. Baker III should not have publicly endorsed National Harbor as the future site of a Prince George's County casino, the presiding officer of the state Senate said Thursday.

Sep 26, 2012

Board throws out city casino appeals

The Board of Contract Appeals dismissed two appeals of the license for a future Baltimore casino Tuesday, untying the latest knot in the casino license's litigious history.

Sep 4, 2012

Penn National kicks in $5.5 million to fight gambling law

Penn National Gaming Inc. -- the scorned gambling company that believes it won't be given a fair chance to bid on a Prince George's County casino license -- has contributed $5.5 million to a ballot issue committee opposing Maryland's expanded gambling law.

Mar 27, 2012

Approvals for casinos at Rocky Gap, Baltimore could come as early as next month

ANNAPOLIS — The state video lottery commission could be close to awarding the license for a proposed slots parlor in Western Maryland, and also appeared to avoid a potential delay in its decision on a downtown Baltimore casino. Stephen L. Martino, director of the Maryland State Lottery Agency, told the Video Lottery Facility Location Commission […]

Jan 16, 2012

Rocky Gap debt by the numbers

Rocky Gap Lodge and Golf Resort, the state-owned hotel, conference center and golf course property in Western Maryland, is $66 million in the hole and that debt has played a central role in efforts to find a casino developer to take over the complex. One of the reasons the Video Lottery Facility Location Commission tossed […]

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