It was a cash-only day for Marylanders who typically buy groceries with food stamps. A computer glitch caused chaos in the aisles of supermarkets here and around the country, temporarily shutting down access.
A Maryland board voted 2-1 on Wednesday to spend $168 million in taxpayer dollars to lease about 4,700 slot machines for use in what will be the state’s largest casino in Anne Arundel County.
A spokesman for Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley says the governor will sign a bill slashing the state’s share of proceeds from slot machines at the Rocky Gap Lodge & Golf Resort near Cumberland.