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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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  • One special session down, another to go?

    One special session down, another to go?
    State Sen. Jamie Raskin likens the prospect of being called back to Annapolis for another special session to the plight of a middle school student being told on the last day of classes that he has to attend summer school. But the Montgomery County...
  • Proposed casino could bring Las Vegas to the Potomac

    Proposed casino could bring Las Vegas to the Potomac
    It's not hard, after visiting National Harbor, to see what the fuss is all about. The sprawling, gleaming development along the Potomac River in Prince George's County boasts expensive stores, a half-dozen hotels, highway access and convention traffic &#...
  • O'Malley names panel to study gambling expansion

    Gov. Martin O'Malley named an 11-member work group Monday night to study a possible expansion of gambling in Maryland and announced that if the group can reach consensus he would call a special session July 9 to vote on casino legislation. O'Malley...
  • O'Malley's slots gamble

    O'Malley's slots gamble
    Our biggest concerns about the push to expand gambling at the end of this spring's regular session of the General Assembly were that there had been insufficient public debate about all of the changes slots boosters wanted to institute and that there was...
  • With new casino opening, a look back at Cordish's gambling record

    With new casino opening, a look back at Cordish's gambling record
    Eleven years have passed since the Cordish Cos. broke ground on their first casino venture, a project with the Seminole tribe of Florida. Since then, the Baltimore-based developer, which builds and runs urban retail and entertainment venues, has been...
  • Md. yet to distribute $3.6M in slots funds for small businesses

    Nearly two years after Maryland's first casino opened, the state has yet to dole out any of the $3.6 million in slots revenue that has accumulated for small, minority- and women-owned businesses, frustrating advocates and lawmakers. State officials are...
  • Casino jobs are good jobs

    Casino jobs are good jobs
    Jobs and employment are always hot topics when election season rolls around, but never in all my years of politics has the issue been more critical than it is today. As voters in Maryland head to the polls to decide, among other things, a question related...
  • Against Question 7

    Against Question 7
    Four years ago, we endorsed the constitutional amendment that legalized slot machine gambling in Maryland, and we still support it. We think it would be wise for Maryland to eventually expand its gambling program to include table games like blackjack...
  • O'Malley unveils gambling expansion legislation

    O'Malley unveils gambling expansion legislation
    Gov. Martin O'Malley unveiled legislation Tuesday night that would expand gambling in Maryland, limit the influence of gambling interests in state politics and extend tax breaks to casino operators who would face increased competition if the plan is...
  • Shop owners, gambling experts react to National Harbor casino

    Shop owners, gambling experts react to National Harbor casino
    NATIONAL HARBOR - Potomac Gourmet Market sits just a block away from MGM Resorts International's new visitor center at National Harbor. It is one of dozens of local businesses that may be affected by the outcome of Question 7, the Maryland ballot item...
  • Casino backer funds no-same-sex marriage effort

    The developer of National Harbor may have given supporters of same-sex marriage and in-state tuition for illegal immigrants an incentive to vote against expanded gambling by financing a Republican group's sample ballot opposing their causes. State...
  • Casino question spending spree tops $87 million

    Casino question spending spree tops $87 million
    The spending spree surrounding the battle over expanded gambling in Maryland continued to escalate in the final days before Tuesday's election -- with the two sides reporting spending more than $87 million in their efforts to sway voters. With Election...