In Maryland, several key ballot issues drew voters to the polls in high numbers. One of the most hotly contested was expanded gambling, which pulled out a victory early Wednesday morning.
A Maryland lawmaker says he will be proposing a change to a gambling measure to create a House and Senate oversight panel.
War of words. Supporters and opponents of expanded gambling are spending more than a million dollars to influence the outcome of this week’s special session.
Casino controversy. As the General Assembly plans to discuss expanding gambling in the state, Maryland’s first casino takes a major financial hit.
Maryland’s House of Delegates has set a date to convene for a special session on gambling.
After years of effort, Baltimore City is finally getting a slots casino. The commission in charge of awarding licenses has approved the bid by Caesar’s Entertainment to run more than 3,700 slot machines.
In a little more than a month, the state’s largest slots parlor will be open for business in Anne Arundel County.
The Allegany County Commissioners and a casino developer have struck a deal removing a hurdle to slot-machine gambling at the Rocky Gap Lodge and Golf Resort.
Lawmakers have adjourned after failing to approve a bill to expand gambling to include table games, although the measure could be considered if a special session is called by the governor.
Maryland is paying more than double for each slot machine that officials acquired to fill the state’s first three casinos.
Owners of the long-troubled Rosecroft Raceway say slots or other casino-style gambling are essential to their business plan for the horse racing track to survive.
Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker III says he is open to adding slot-machine gambling in the county as a way to help generate funding for new projects.