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York Capital may join bid for Baltimore slots

The developers of a proposed Baltimore casino are in talks with a multibillion-dollar investment group to provide cash for the slow-starting project, according to sources familiar with the discussions. The Baltimore City Entertainment Group included the name of York Capital Management on a letter sent last week that sought to reassure the state slots commission that the 3,750-slot-machine project is moving forward. York has hired the prominent Annapolis lobbying firm Alexander & Cleaver, which includes former House Speaker Casper R. Taylor Jr., to work on its Maryland efforts. Taylor and his partners are assisting York with "economic development projects including [slot machine]...