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National Harbor funds Curry push for casino measure

National Harbor funds Curry push for casino measure

Two companies trying to win approval of a Prince George's County casino have turned over almost $1 million to former County Executive Wayne K. Curry to run a "grass-roots" operation to deliver votes for Question 7 on Election Day.

The Peterson Cos., developer of National Harbor, and Gaylord Entertainment, which owns a hotel and convention center there, have given $700,000 and $250,000, respectively, since mid-October to a committee controlled by Curry that is working for passage of the gambling-expansion measure.

The former county executive said he is motivated by what he sees as a good deal for the state and Prince George's. He said the money is being used to...