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A group backed by Penn National Gaming, the owner of Hollywood Casino in Perryville and Charles Town Races and Slots in West Virginia, launched a new TV ad Thursday in its defeat to persuade voters to head off an expansion of gambling in Maryland. The...
Maryland enters uncharted political territory this fall as voters for the first time in decades face four major ballot questions. An onslaught of costly advertising is likely as competing interests from all over the country try to sway the state's...
Tags: Family, Referenda, Barack Obama, Voting, Laws
Gov. Martin O'Malley signed legislation Wednesday asking voters to approve expanded gambling in Maryland as supporters and opponents prepared for what could be a bruising referendum campaign this fall. The governor's action capped a whirlwind special...
Penn National Gaming Inc.and the Cloverleaf Standardbred Owners Association have agreed to a two-year contract extension that would keep live harness racing at Rosecroft Raceway in Prince George's County only if the General Assembly denies a casino...
Tags: Horse and Harness Racing, Lobbying
House Speaker Michael E. Busch said Wednesday that within a couple of days Gov. Martin O'Malley is likely to call a special session to deal with the issue of expanded gambling — even though there is no guarantee the votes will be there to pass a...
To get to Hollywood, you don't have to catch a flight to the West Coast. You just drive to Cecil County. Or Pennsylvania. Or West Virginia. Penn National Gaming Inc., which operates gambling facilities nationwide, owns Hollywood-branded casinos in all...
As the General Assembly this week gets back together in Annapolis for a special session on gambling expansion, here's a look at the events that led them to this point. Previous Years November 2007 — General Assembly passes legislation to...
If Maryland legislators are looking for a sign to tell them whether to support Gov. Martin O'Malley's plan to expand the state's gambling program to include a sixth casino, they got it this week when Penn National Gaming asked if it could give back a...
Harford County Executive David R. Craig has asked a state work group studying gambling expansion to consider Harford as a casino site despite the proximity of an existing slots parlor in neighboring Cecil County. Craig, a Republican considered likely...
Just as the elected members of the Maryland General Assembly were poised to make the drive to Annapolis for a special session to take on the issue of gambling, it was announced that the take at the Hollywood Casino in Perryville (the casino Harford County...
brightcove.createExperiences(); The Maryland Senate prepared to take up the governor's gambling bill Friday as Senate PresidentThomas V. Mike Millerexpressed cautious optimism that the General Assembly will approve the measure by early next week. The...
The Maryland Senate Friday evening voted 28-14 to pass a bill that would add table games and a sixth casino in Prince George's County to the state's gambling program. While the Senate deliberated Friday, the House Ways and Means Committee held a hearing...
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