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.Read More »
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. ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
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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There was plenty to be argued about during the second meeting of the work group considering expanded gambling and not all that much was agreed upon. But a fairly basic question — why the slots program was started in the ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »