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MGM spends another $3 million on gambling referendum (access required)

MGM Resorts International Inc. has thrown another $3 million into the advertising battle that seeks to influence a November voter referendum that will decide the fate of Maryland gambling.

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House leadership will discuss gambling Wednesday (access required)

All public indications in the last several weeks are that the vote count needed for the General Assembly to approve a gambling expansion this summer has not changed significantly since adjournment of the legislature's regular session. ...

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Eye Opener: Top Rawlings-Blake deputy resigns (access required)

Who needs another casino? The Maryland State Lottery Agency enjoyed its 15th-straight record-breaking year in fiscal 2012, selling $1.8 billion in tickets more than $500 million of which went to the state. The lottery also manages the state’s casinos, which ...

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Deferring slots tax decision was Senate’s idea first (access required)

Gov. Martin O'Malley may have taken a step toward gaining support for expanded gambling when he floated the idea of separating a reduction in the slots tax rate from a bill ...

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Money rolls in for same-sex marriage petition drive (access required)

A group opposed to Maryland’s law allowing same-sex marriages says it has gathered 122,000 voter signatures, more than double the number of signatures needed to petition the law to a voter referendum. But those signatures didn’t come free. More than ...

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