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Penn National conditionally extends Rosecroft racing contract

Penn National conditionally extends Rosecroft racing contract

Penn National Gaming Inc.and the Cloverleaf Standardbred Owners Association have agreed to a two-year contract extension that would keep live harness racing at Rosecroft Raceway in Prince George's County only if the General Assembly denies a casino license for nearby National Harbor, the company announced Tuesday.

Penn National would like to see Rosecroft chosen as the site for a sixth gambling location in Maryland, but the site faces stiff competition from backers of the National Harbor location.

Gov.Martin O'Malleyhas called legislators back for a special session that begins Thursday to consider adding a sixth casino, in Prince George's County, and allowing all casinos in...

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