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Casino and Gambling Industry

Casino and Gambling Industry
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Top Casino and Gambling Industry Articles

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  • GOP's Steele, Scott support gambling expansion

    Two prominent Maryland Republican leaders from the recent past threw their support behind the gambling expansion plan crafted by Gov. Martin O'Malley and the Democratic leaders of the General Assembly, contending that a new casino in Prince George's...
  • Gambling is not the solution to our problems

    Gambling is not the solution to our problems
    While I would gladly attend a bachelor party in Atlantic City, I would prefer not to raise my children there. However, as Maryland continues to morph into that Sin City of the East, I may not have a choice. In 2007, Maryland politicians pushed slots on...
  • 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...
  • Don't be duped: Vote no on Question 7

    There's a famous scene in Robert Penn Warren's political novel, "All the Kings Men," where Willie Stark delivers a fiery speech telling the people that they have been lied to and that the political establishment was counting on them being a bunch of...
  • O'Malley names members of new gambling panel

    Gov. Martin O'Malley has named the members of a powerful new body that will oversee most legal gambling in Maryland, retaining five members of the current Lottery Commission and adding two prominent Baltimore-area business leaders. Among the new...
  • Senate president is force behind special session on gambling

    Senate president is force behind special session on gambling
    The special session on gambling that begins in Annapolis Thursday is a demonstration of the power of one man: Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller. While the governor formally summoned lawmakers to the capital, it was Miller who put the issue of...
  • Against Question 7: Gambling expansion is a bad deal for Maryland taxpayers

    Against Question 7: Gambling expansion is a bad deal for Maryland taxpayers
    We support Maryland's slot machine gambling program, and we think it would be wise to eventually expand it to include table games, which would attract additional economic development and create more jobs. It might even be a good idea one day to allow a...
  • 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...
  • With Republicans like these, who needs Democrats?

    With Republicans like these, who needs Democrats?
    Republicans in Maryland often wonder why they lose. The letter sent last week by Michael Steele and Audrey Scott to Maryland Republicans urging them to vote for expanded gambling is a perfect example of how the party solidifies its minority status. In...
  • Connecticut's lesson for Maryland on casino gambling

    Maryland voters should understand what they are getting with casinos Having recently relocated to Baltimore from Connecticut where I lived for 20 years within a 15-mile radius of the country's two largest casinos, I hope to give some insight into what...
  • Money, politics, passion surround local coverage of same sex marriage referendum

    Money, politics, passion surround local coverage of same sex marriage referendum
    The money, politics and passions surrounding Question 6, the ballot referendum on Maryland's same-sex marriage law, are big, hardcore and hot. Just the kind of story that can go beyond the promotional slogans and be used to measure a local TV station's...