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  • Question 7 winners spent mostly out of state

    The campaign that won last month's referendum on expanded gambling spent almost $48 million, its share of the most expensive political fight in Maryland's history. But it but didn't provide much of a direct cash infusion to the state's economy. "For...
  • Casino campaign tops $93 million

    With a few reports from smaller campaign committees still not filed late Tuesday, the tally of money spent on this year's battle royale over gambling expansion in Maryland has passed $93 million.  With a final surge, the winning proponents of table...
  • Diverse coalition funded same-sex marriage effort

    Diverse coalition funded same-sex marriage effort
    A broad coalition of donors — including casino giant MGM, Delta Airlines, a Washington nightclub and thousands of individuals across the country — together gave nearly $6 million to the campaign to legalize same-sex marriage in Maryland,...
  • O'Malley blasts Penn National for casino ads

    O'Malley blasts Penn National for casino ads
    Gov. Martin O'Malley unleashed a withering tirade against Penn National Gaming over its ads in the state's referendum over expanded gambling in Maryland, accusing the company of using "false and baseless" arguments to protect its West Virginia casino. O'...
  • Caesars, Peterson pour more cash into casino campaign

    Caesars, Peterson pour more cash into casino campaign
    The license holder for the planned Baltimore casino and the developer of National Harbor have stepped up their spending on their ad blitz in favor of expanded gambling, raising the stakes by about $3 million. The new infusion brings the total outlay on...
  • Redskins endorse yes on casino referendum

    The Washington Redskins football team endorsed a yes vote in the ultra-expensive gambling expansion referendum heading for the Maryland ballot this fall, contending the measure will bring thousands of jobs to Prince George's County. The NFL team, which...
  • Hooey all around

    Gov. Martin O'Malley says the television ads opposing his casino gambling expansion law are "a bunch of West Virginia casino hooey." In a very narrow sense, he has a point. But when it comes to the claims and counter-claims about Question 7 on Maryland'...
  • Baltimore TV stations get boost from gambling ads

    Baltimore TV stations get boost from gambling ads
    Baltimore television stations expected little in the way of political advertising this election year. Then the fight over expanded gambling in Maryland erupted, pitting deep-pocketed casino companies against each other. The barrage of ads urging...
  • Casino ad blitz sets Maryland political spending record

    Casino ad blitz sets Maryland political spending record
    A new round of spending by Penn National Gaming and MGM Resorts International has pushed the ad war in the referendum over expanded gambling into record territory -- eclipsing the $34 million raised for the 2006 governor's race with four weeks to go...
  • Casino referendum breaks spending record

    Casino referendum breaks spending record
    A new round of spending by Penn National Gaming and MGM Resorts International has pushed the ad war in the referendum over expanded gambling into record territory, eclipsing the $34 million raised for the 2006 governor's race. In a filing posted...
  • Spot cites 'empty promises' of Baltimore casino

    A new 30-second television spot against expanded gambling in Maryland — funded by West Virginia casino owner Penn National Gaming — makes its point by challenging an earlier ad by the other side. What the ad says: The spot, called "Empty Lot,...