Governor Martin O’Malley says he’s still open to calling a special session this summer on expanded gambling.
The machines are in place and Maryland’s newest casino is ready to open in just a few days.
Gov. Martin O’Malley is considering creating a panel to study expanded gambling in Maryland.
Members of the House of Delegates say a measure to expand gambling in Maryland will have to be significantly altered to earn approval of their chamber.
A panel of state Senators is supporting legislation to expand gambling in Maryland.
Gov. Martin O’Malley said Wednesday he believes a push to legalize table games in Maryland casinos is a distraction to more productive actions lawmakers should be discussing to improve the state this legislative session.
A measure introduced in the Maryland Senate on Monday night would allow table games like blackjack at casinos and make it possible to build a casino in Prince George’s County.
House Speaker Michael Busch says he doesn’t see the need to approve legislation to expand table games at gambling facilities this year.
It didn’t take long for legislation that would allow table games at Maryland slot machine venues to be introduced in the state Senate.