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State 'concerned' about Caesars allegations

State 'concerned' about Caesars allegations

Maryland gambling control officials said Tuesday they're "concerned" about allegations in other states involving the company building Baltimore's casino, Caesars Entertainment Corp.

Caesars said Monday that one of its Las Vegas businesses is the subject of a federal investigation into money laundering and that it was pulling out of a $1 billion casino venture in Massachusetts amid concerns in that state about an investor's possible ties to organized crime.

"The Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency is concerned about these alleged incidents and how they impact our mission of ensuring that commercial gambling in Maryland promotes integrity, transparency...