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  • Casino campaign money poised to exceed 3 governor races combined

    Spending in the mammoth media battle over a proposed expansion of gambling in Maryland is approaching $70 million and is poised to exceed the totals for the last three gubernatorial contests -- combined -- before Election Day. New figures reported by the...
  • It's robocall season for voters

    It's robocall season for voters
    Voters in Maryland's 6th Congressional District have been hearing a familiar Arkansas drawl on the phone this week: It's Bill Clinton calling, letting them know he thinks the world of Democratic candidate John Delaney. All over the state, Marylanders...
  • 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.,...
  • Senator accuses Franchot of promoting West Virginia

     Comptroller Peter Franchot proudly describes himself as Maryland's chief fiscal officer, but a senior state senator is accusing him of acting against the state's interests and promoting West Virginia's in the fight over expanded gambling. Sen. James...
  • Table games to debut at Hollywood Casino March 7

    Table games to debut at Hollywood Casino March 7
    On March 7, Hollywood Casino Perryville will be the first gambling emporium in Maryland to open its table games – pending approval by the state legislature. Casino officials announced Tuesday on the Cecil County establishment's Facebook page the...
  • Casino backer funds no-same-sex marriage effort

    The developer of National Harbor may have given supporters of same-sex marriage and in-state tuition for illegal immigrants an incentive to vote against expanded gambling by financing a Republican group's sample ballot opposing their causes. State...
  • Searching for votes on a football Sunday

    Searching for votes on a football Sunday
    Republican state Sen. Nancy Jacobs, running a long-shot campaign to oust Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger, stood in a cold wind along York Road waving a big purple sign along with a dozen supporters. Money is scarce. There's been little help from her party in...
  • Lawsuit attempts to nullify results of gambling referendum

    Lawsuit attempts to nullify results of gambling referendum
    ANNAPOLIS —Former Prince George's County Councilman Thomas Dernoga, a Laurel resident, filed a lawsuit Friday challenging the constitutionality of the expanded gambling referendum. If successful, the lawsuit could nullify the results of Question...
  • Casino question spending spree tops $87 million

    Casino question spending spree tops $87 million
    The spending spree surrounding the battle over expanded gambling in Maryland continued to escalate in the final days before Tuesday's election -- with the two sides reporting spending more than $87 million in their efforts to sway voters. With Election...
  • Penn National not giving up, looks to courts

    Penn National Gaming, dealt a blow by Maryland voters' approval of a Prince George's County casino Tuesday, signaled that it would not give up its fight and would turn to the courts. Kevin McLaughlin, spokesman for the ballot committee set up by Penn...
  • Gambling referendum results spur hiring plan

    Gambling referendum results spur hiring plan
    A day after voters approved an expansion of gambling in Maryland, the state's largest casino said it would hire 1,200 new employees for table games – even as the ballot question's leading opponent suggested that it will turn to the courts. David...
  • 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...