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  • MGM unveils design of proposed Prince George's casino

    MGM unveils design of proposed Prince George's casino
    MGM Resorts International presented an early look Wednesday at the design for its proposed $800 million casino and resort at National Harbor in Prince George's County — a glassy echo of Washington monuments atop a 1,600-foot-long stepped pedestal....
  • Penn National raises stakes in fight for P.G. Co. casino license

    Penn National raises stakes in fight for P.G. Co. casino license
    Raising the stakes among the three companies vying to build a casino in Prince George's County, Penn National Gaming promised Monday to plow nearly $320 million into the county's health and educational systems if it secures the license. Penn National...
  • Greenwood antes up for P.G. County casino

    Greenwood antes up for P.G. County casino
    Greenwood Racing Inc. showed its hand Wednesday in its bid to build a casino in Prince George's County. The owner of Pennsylvania's largest casino said it would plow $100 million into local road improvements and generate $30 million a year in tax revenue...
  • MGM proposes $925 million casino for P.G. County

    MGM proposes $925 million casino for P.G. County
    Playing the last hand of the week in a round of bidding for the rights to build a casino in Prince George's County, MGM Resorts said Friday that the merits of its $925 million resort next to the Capital Beltway trump the others. Its ace in the hole is...
  • Penn National's track record speaks well for its P.G. casino bid

     Penn National's track record speaks well for its P.G. casino bid
    The United Food and Commercial Workers Local 27 recently testified in favor of Penn National Gaming's proposal to put the Prince George's County casino license at Rosecroft Raceway ("Penn National raises stakes in fight for P.G. Co. casino license," Oct....
  • Labor group reports spending $2.7 million on casino fight

    A Washington-area labor organization poured $2.7 million into the fight for gambling expansion during the General Assembly's special session last month, according to its disclosure statement. The total reported by the Washington Building & Construction...
  • Gambling interests spent $3.6 million on special session

    Casino owners, labor and other interests spent more than $3.6 million to influence lawmakers during last month's special session to expand gambling in Maryland — a figure that comes to about $900,000 a day for the four-day session, according to...
  • Finally, Maryland figures out how to profit from gambling

    Finally, Maryland figures out how to profit from gambling
    With the Maryland unemployment rate hovering around 7 percent and the pace of job creation slowed in recent months, it's fair to say that the Free State could use an economic boost of consequence. How fortunate that one has arrived at seemingly no...
  • Money for Md. gambling campaign exceeds that spent in 2010 governor's race

    With seven weeks to go before the Nov. 6 election, special interests with a stake in the gambling referendum have raised more than the amount spent by candidates in Maryland's last governor's race. With the addition of $3 million by MGM Resorts...
  • Some gambling opponents focus fight on Prince George's

    Some gambling opponents are hoping to block a sixth casino from being built in Maryland by focusing their energy in one place: Prince George's County. The county is a key battleground because of a provision in the new gambling law that says the state can...
  • Three county executives urge support for gambling expansion

    Three county executives urge support for gambling expansion
    County leaders from three of Maryland's largest jurisdictions stood side-by-side in Montgomery County urging voters to support gambling expansion. Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker -- one of the staunchest supporters of gambling in the...
  • Ulman lends his voice in support of gambling expansion

    Ulman lends his voice in support of gambling expansion
    Howard County Executive Ken Ulman Thursday for the first time publicly endorsed the gambling expansion question that will appear on November's ballot in Maryland. "It's about education; it's about jobs," Ulman said, speaking alongside Montgomery County...