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  • For Md. slots, another unexpected twist

    For Md. slots, another unexpected twist
    Three years after the voters authorized an expansion of state-sponsored gambling, Maryland finally got what the system was designed to produce: a competition between developers over who would provide the best deal for taxpayers in exchange for a...
  • Revised Prince George's casino bill faces committee vote Saturday

    Laurel's District 23 Sen. Douglas J.J. Peters' bill to authorize Maryland to have a sixth gambling site inPrince George's County is being revised in the House of Delegates. With the General Assembly session slated to end on Monday, if the revised bill...
  • Assembly still hasn't passed a budget

    Pushing legislative brinkmanship to its limits, the General Assembly will go into the last scheduled day of its 90-day session Monday without an agreement on the one thing it must get done under Maryland's Constitution: pass a balanced budget. Most...
  • Few local bills pass in 2012 General Assembly

    Few local bills pass in 2012 General Assembly
    Laurel's state lawmakers saw the 2012 General Assembly session come to a close with most of their initiatives having fallen short of passage. While Laurel's delegates and senators saw the majority of their local bills — including a casino bill, a...
  • Would-be casino operators unveil ideas for Rocky Gap

    Would-be casino operators unveil ideas for Rocky Gap
    — One group that wants to open a casino at the Rocky Gap Lodge and Resort envisions amenities including five restaurants, a spa, a golf and tennis academy and an automobile museum. The other promises to invest $62 million to build a 50,000-square-...
  • Gambling expansion: Maryland's $223 million question

    Gambling expansion: Maryland's $223 million question
    On Monday, Gov.Martin O'Malleybegins a series of make-or-break meetings with local officials and legislative leaders to decide whether he can muster the support necessary to call a special legislative session this month to consider expanding Maryland's...
  • Editorial: Fool's bets

    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...
  • As clock ticks, Busch calls huddle on special session

    With time growing short to call a special General Assembly session on gambling legislation, House Speaker Michael E. Busch plans to huddle with his leadership team Wednesday as top Democrats assess whether there are enough votes to justify calling...
  • Casino law would mark major shift

    Casino law would mark major shift
    Maryland lawmakers are poised this week to transform the state's restrictive gambling law into one that allows six full-blown Vegas-style casinos, complete with roulette wheels and poker tables open 24 hours a day. It's a long way from the legislation...
  • Maryland Live Casino opens more floor space, bar Thursday

    Maryland Live Casino opens more floor space, bar Thursday
    Maryland's newest slots casino is expanding Thursday evening, opening more floor space with over 500 additional gambling machines and another bar. At 6 p.m., the two-month-old Maryland Live Casino at Arundel Mills mall will open the Rams Head Bar and...
  • O'Malley calls special session on gambling

    O'Malley calls special session on gambling
    With his call for a special session on gambling next month, Gov. Martin O'Malley is placing a high-stakes political bet that he can prevail in a struggle over one of the most contentious issues facing Maryland. A win could burnish his image at a time...
  • Caesars-led group expected to get city casino license Tuesday

    After months of planning, a group led by gambling giant Caesars Entertainment Corp. is expected to get the green light Tuesday to build a 3,750 slot-machine casino ringed with restaurants a few blocks from M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore. Maryland's...