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Giant MGM National Harbor casino is looking beyond Maryland
Giant MGM National Harbor casino is looking beyond Maryland

Unlike Maryland's five existing casinos, the $1.2 billion MGM National Harbor will be a "destination" resort projected to attract more than half of its business from outside the state, the top executive of MGM Resorts International said. "The reason why we're investing to the degree we are — it's clearly far more money than anybody has ever invested in a regional casino — is because we don't believe it is a regional casino," James Murren, MGM's chairman and CEO, said recently in Washington. "Sure, we'll grab some Maryland business. We'll grab some from existing operators — I think they know that. But...

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