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  • O'Malley, county officials appear in new casino ads

    Proponents of expanded gambling have enlisted four leading political figures — including Gov. Martin O'Malley — to make television ads assuring voters that the additional tax revenue expected to flow into state coffers will go to education....
  • Curry to bring grassroots touch to pro-casino campaign

    Armed with a $500,000 war chest donated by the developer of National Harbor, former Prince George's County Executive Wayne K. Curry plans to conduct a grassroots campaign on behalf of the gambling expansion question on the Nov. 6 ballot. Curry's campaign...
  • Rawlings-Blake, Ogden star in pro-casino ad

    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake brings on the muscle in a just-released ad warning voters that casino owners in West Virginia are behind the opposition to the proposed gambling expansion plan on the Nov. 6 ballot. In the ad, the former Ravens star...
  • Gambling debate comes down to this: Where does Jonathan Ogden live?

    Gambling debate comes down to this: Where does Jonathan Ogden live?
    Amid a $50 million media blitz to convince Marylanders to vote for or against a proposed gambling expansion, something unprecedented happened this week: One of the Question 7 TV ads was actually amusing. Gone were the stock scary music and grainy images....
  • W. Va. official hopes Question 7 goes down

    Handing ammunition to proponents of gambling expansion, West Virginia Lottery Director John Musgrave has publicly expressed hope that Marylanders will vote down a proposed expansion in gambling that could mean more competition for casinos in his state....
  • Accidentally released text messages give peek at O'Malley discussions

    Accidentally released text messages give peek at O'Malley discussions
    The text messages were pinging to and from Gov. Martin O'Malley's BlackBerry. It was the latter part of October, and Election Day was just around the corner. He and top advisers traded messages that touched on three referendum questions, all approved by...
  • 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...
  • Md. voters evenly split on same-sex marriage

    Md. voters evenly split on same-sex marriage
    As the Nov. 6 election nears, likely Maryland voters are evenly divided on whether to make same-sex marriage legal in the state after opposition has grown in recent weeks, according to a new opinion poll conducted for The Baltimore Sun. Meanwhile, most...
  • Both sides of marriage camp spending rapidly

    The campaigns to support and oppose same-sex marriage in Maryland have this in common: Both have nearly emptied their coffers. The Maryland Marriage Alliance, which opposes same-sex marriage, had $95,000 left in its bank account for the final stretch...
  • Gambling expansion wins narrow victory

    Gambling expansion wins narrow victory
    After the most expensive political campaign in Maryland's history, proponents of a plan to expand the reach and variety of casino gambling in Maryland won a narrow victory. The measure would allow Maryland casinos to offer table games such as blackjack...
  • Casino backers tout police, fire, NAACP support

    On a day when campaigning over gambling expansion was otherwise muted by storm cleanup, proponents of a new casino in Prince George's County flaunted the endorsements of police and fire unions and the state NAACP and pointed to their support in a...
  • 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...