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Still no jackpot for Harford [Editorial]

Still no jackpot for Harford [Editorial]

On the eve of the close of the Maryland General Assembly session 25 years ago, it was clear legislation that would have allowed regulated slot machine gambling in the clubhouses of fraternal organizations was dead for the year.

Such had been the case in each of the several years leading to the 1990 assembly session, and the same has been true in each session since – even as an array of legal gambling options have gradually come into play.

It's an unfortunate situation. Fraternal organization slot machines have been a windfall for charitable organizations in the counties where they are allowed. Though the organizations themselves benefit from the slot machines in terms of being...