Lots of money is being spent to influence Maryland voters for and against a new casino at National Harbor.
Millions in advertising. Maryland may not get a lot of national attention in the presidential election, but the state’s plate is full when it come to ballot issues.
Maryland gears up for another battle over casinos. Lawmakers approve expanded gambling, but voters will ultimately decide whether to allow it.
Governor Martin O’Malley calls a special session on gambling and not all lawmakers are happy about it.
It’s slow going, but Gov. Martin O’Malley says there’s continued progress in his effort to get expanded gambling before the voters this year.
MGM Resorts and the developers of the National Harbor lay their cards on the table. They’ve agreed to build a resort casino at the National Harbor.
Representatives of Las Vegas casino and hotel operator MGM are meeting with Maryland officials about plans for a potential casino near the nation’s capital.
A family of four is back on dry land after a scary accident involving a paddle boat they had rented to use on the Potomac River.
Taxes and gaming. Governor Martin O’Malley appears to be lining up not one but two special sessions in coming weeks. One for taxes, and the other for expanded gambling.
A billion-dollar casino being proposed by Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker for the National Harbor development is worrying the District of Columbia’s lottery and gaming board.
Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker’s administration outlined support Thursday to build a luxurious Las-Vegas-style casino on the Potomac River at National Harbor near the nation’s capital that would cost about $1 billion.
On the day the Peterson Cos. began building National Harbor, the real estate market was booming and the future seemed bright. In a ceremony featuring a who’s who of Maryland leaders, then-Prince George’s County Executive Jack Johnson predicted a “paradigm shift in how the business community will view us.”
When the seven-year anniversary of that groundbreaking arrived last week, the economy had changed. And so had the project.