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  • 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...
  • County Exec Baker drumming up support for Prince George's casino

    County Exec Baker drumming up support for Prince George's casino
    As November gets closer, Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker III is increasing his efforts to drum up support for the gambling expansion question that will be on the ballot. On Thursday, Baker organized a news conference, calling on fellow...
  • In a world where political ads have taken over

    With about a month to go before Election Day, I know it won't be long before the commercials get even more ominous. Any day now, I'm sure I'll see one that starts, in that scary-movie-trailer voice, "In a world in which …" I can even provide the...
  • For casino companies, referendum's stakes are huge

    For the casino giants trying to persuade Marylanders to vote for or against more gambling here, the long-term stakes could be in the billions. Penn National Gaming's investment of $13 million for ads urging a "no" vote on Question 7 is pocket change...
  • Panel to urge more disclosure of independent spending

     A panel set up by the General Assembly to study Maryland's campaign finance laws plans to recommend a series of measures that would force outside interests that advertise in Maryland political campaigns or ballot issues to disclose their spending more...
  • Poll finds support for same-sex marriage, but not gambling

    Poll finds support for same-sex marriage, but not gambling
    Five weeks before the election, a measure to legalize same-sex marriage in Maryland has seen a surge of support and is now favored by likely voters, 49 percent to 39 percent, a new Baltimore Sun poll has found. But at this stage, most voters are...
  • Penn National adds $5 million to Maryland

    Penn National Gaming added $5 million to a ballot committee opposing gambling expansion, the latest seven-figure check to be written on behalf of Question 7. The new figure means that Penn has spent $18 million on defeating a measure to add a sixth...
  • Penn National sells stake in Maryland Jockey Club

    Penn National sells stake in Maryland Jockey Club
    The co-owners of Laurel Park and Pimlico Race Course have ended their tumultuous one-year partnership, leaving Maryland's thoroughbred racetrack operator with a single owner. Penn National Gaming said Thursday it had agreed to sell its minority stake...
  • Racing regulators to consider Rosecroft license

    The Maryland Racing Commission on July 6 is to consider a request to resume live harness racing at Rosecroft Raceway in Prince George's County after nearly three years. Rosecroft's new owner, Penn National Gaming, submitted a license application in May...
  • The Interview: Greg Avioli

    The Interview: Greg Avioli
    Greg Avioli is not new to thoroughbred racing. But the former chief executive of the Breeders' Cup race still faces a difficult task in running The Stronach Group's racing business, which took full control of the financially ailing Maryland Jockey Club...
  • State expected to mediate simulcast negotiations

    The state is expected to mediate negotiations on a new simulcasting agreement between Rosecroft Raceway and representatives of Maryland's thoroughbred racing. A state law aimed at helping the ailing industry calls for state-led mediation if Rosecroft and...