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  • Gambling referendum results spur hiring plan

    Gambling referendum results spur hiring plan
    A day after voters approved an expansion of gambling in Maryland, the state's largest casino said it would hire 1,200 new employees for table games – even as the ballot question's leading opponent suggested that it will turn to the courts. David...
  • For casino companies, referendum's stakes are huge

    For the casino giants trying to persuade Marylanders to vote for or against more gambling here, the long-term stakes could be in the billions. Penn National Gaming's investment of $13 million for ads urging a "no" vote on Question 7 is pocket change...
  • Panel to urge more disclosure of independent spending

     A panel set up by the General Assembly to study Maryland's campaign finance laws plans to recommend a series of measures that would force outside interests that advertise in Maryland political campaigns or ballot issues to disclose their spending more...
  • Poll finds support for same-sex marriage, but not gambling

    Poll finds support for same-sex marriage, but not gambling
    Five weeks before the election, a measure to legalize same-sex marriage in Maryland has seen a surge of support and is now favored by likely voters, 49 percent to 39 percent, a new Baltimore Sun poll has found. But at this stage, most voters are...
  • Maryland slots: How the House wins

    Maryland slots: How the House wins
    The Taxpayers Protection Alliance, a Virginia-based nonprofit that advocates nationally for lower taxes and smaller government, has been running radio ads in the Baltimore area with a simple message: Don't give gaming companies a big tax break. That...
  • Ad Watch: New National Harbor ads stress jobs and increases to tax revenue

    MGM Resorts International, a group that wants to build a casino at National Harbor, has poured about $2.3 million into a TV and radio advertising campaign touting jobs and tax revenue as benefits from expanding gambling. The TV spot reasserts a series...
  • MGM to open pro-casino center at National Harbor

    MGM Resorts International will open a visitor center at National Harbor next week as part of its campaign to win approval of its plans to build a "destination" casino at the site on the Potomac River. The international casino and entertainment company...
  • MGM to open information center at National Harbor

    MGM Resorts International will open a visitor center at National Harbor next week as part of its campaign to win approval to build a "destination" casino at the site on the Potomac River. The international casino and entertainment company said it will...
  • Labor group reports spending $2.7 million on casino fight

    A Washington-area labor organization poured $2.7 million into the fight for gambling expansion during the General Assembly's special session last month, according to its disclosure statement. The total reported by the Washington Building & Construction...
  • Gambling interests spent $3.6 million on special session

    Casino owners, labor and other interests spent more than $3.6 million to influence lawmakers during last month's special session to expand gambling in Maryland — a figure that comes to about $900,000 a day for the four-day session, according to...
  • Finally, Maryland figures out how to profit from gambling

    Finally, Maryland figures out how to profit from gambling
    With the Maryland unemployment rate hovering around 7 percent and the pace of job creation slowed in recent months, it's fair to say that the Free State could use an economic boost of consequence. How fortunate that one has arrived at seemingly no...
  • MGM pours another $3 million into Maryland

    MGM Resorts International put another $3 million into a campaign to expand gambling in Maryland, bringing their total to $8.3 million. The new check means $19.4 million  been raised -- almost entirely from gambling companies -- to influence Marylanders...