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  • Slots panel to hear from Laurel Park

    A commission that will award five lucrative slots licenses will hear claims today from the Laurel Park racetrack that Maryland's new gambling law is "constitutionally defective" and that the process should be halted and corrected. That argument,...
  • Cordish Cos. may enter slots license competition

    Baltimore based Cordish Cos., which has built signature projects in the Inner Harbor and casinos in Florida, might compete for a slots license in Maryland if voters approve a November referendum legalizing the gambling machines, officials said. In an e-...
  • Arundel slots proposal divides the community

    Arundel slots proposal divides the community
    Perhaps more than in any other place in Maryland, the debate over whether to allow slot-machine gambling hits home in Anne Arundel County, where the state's largest slots parlor might be built squarely in suburbia. Royce Clark owns a small salon and...
  • Slots supporters have the cash to back their cause

    The horse-racing industry and gambling companies have pumped $3.8 million into a campaign to convince voters to approve slot machine gambling in Maryland, according to campaign finance documents released yesterday. Slots supporters have out-raised...
  • Slots advocates build cash lead

    With less than two weeks to the election, pro-slots forces have extended their financial dominance over gambling foes, thanks largely to a $500,000 donation from a national union representing about 50,000 state and municipal workers. But chief "no"...
  • Md. slots vote gives hope to horse racing industry

    With voter approval of slot machines in Tuesday's election, Maryland's horse racing industry knows it has gotten a clean break from the starting gate in chasing what promises to be a substantial increase in revenue. But breeders, owners, trainers, track...
  • Baltimore OKs buying property for casino

    Thirteen hours after Marylanders voted to legalize slot-machine gambling, Baltimore officials approved yesterday the city's $4.1 million purchase of land south of downtown for a proposed casino. In Anne Arundel County, officials predicted a zoning battle...
  • Eyeing slots help, Chuckas takes Md. Jockey Club reins

    Tom Chuckas spent his first official day as the president and chief operating officer of the Maryland Jockey Club in meetings, only to emerge yesterday to questions about his vision for the sport in Maryland. "The focus is today, and today we don't...
  • For McKay, a stellar track record

    For McKay, a stellar track record
    Sportscasting great Jim McKay, who will be buried today, was passionate about horses and the racing industry. He was a man who could tell you the name of the first horse he bet on as a 14-year-old - Bay Dean - at Laurel Park and how much it paid - $151....
  • Tracks balking at slots campaign

    Maryland's pro-slots forces are planning an eight-month campaign for a referendum on expanded gambling that they say would fix the state's budget problems and save horse racing. But those who stand to benefit most - the state's racetrack owners - are...
  • Preakness post positions, early odds

     
    In the draw for post positions yesterday, Preakness favorite Big Brown drew No. 7 in the 13-horse field for Saturday???s 133rd Preakness. Maryland Jockey Club linemaker Frank Carulli made the Kentucky Derby winner a 1-2 favorite Gayego, the 17th-place.......
  • Preakness logo unveiled

     
    The winter holidays are still in front of us but the Maryland Jockey Club is already thinking balmy, as in Preakness Day, 2009. The next Preakness is scheduled for May 16. Yesterday, five months to the day before Maryland's biggest......