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  • Special session on expanded gambling likely, Busch says

    House Speaker Michael E. Busch said Wednesday that within a couple of days Gov. Martin O'Malley is likely to call a special session to deal with the issue of expanded gambling — even though there is no guarantee the votes will be there to pass a...
  • O'Malley casino bill could get Senate vote Friday

    O'Malley casino bill could get Senate vote Friday
    brightcove.createExperiences(); The Maryland Senate prepared to take up the governor's gambling bill Friday as Senate PresidentThomas V. Mike Millerexpressed cautious optimism that the General Assembly will approve the measure by early next week. The...
  • Penn National conditionally extends Rosecroft racing contract

    Penn National conditionally extends Rosecroft racing contract
    Penn National Gaming Inc.and the Cloverleaf Standardbred Owners Association have agreed to a two-year contract extension that would keep live harness racing at Rosecroft Raceway in Prince George's County only if the General Assembly denies a casino...
  • Warning signs for Maryland's slots program

    Warning signs for Maryland's slots program
    If Maryland legislators are looking for a sign to tell them whether to support Gov. Martin O'Malley's plan to expand the state's gambling program to include a sixth casino, they got it this week when Penn National Gaming asked if it could give back a...
  • Editorial: Fool's bets

    Just as the elected members of the Maryland General Assembly were poised to make the drive to Annapolis for a special session to take on the issue of gambling, it was announced that the take at the Hollywood Casino in Perryville (the casino Harford County...
  • Maryland gambling debate: What happened to horse racing?

    Maryland gambling debate: What happened to horse racing?
    I have been a Maryland horseman for more than 30 years, but it is only recently that I have become better acquainted with the issues that face the equine industry on our state. I started going to the Maryland Racing Commission meetings. Our group...
  • O'Malley signs gambling expansion bill

    O'Malley signs gambling expansion bill
    Gov. Martin O'Malley signed legislation Wednesday asking voters to approve expanded gambling in Maryland as supporters and opponents prepared for what could be a bruising referendum campaign this fall. The governor's action capped a whirlwind special...
  • Voters face barrage of ads as they decide four major ballot questions

    Voters face barrage of ads as they decide four major ballot questions
    Maryland enters uncharted political territory this fall as voters for the first time in decades face four major ballot questions. An onslaught of costly advertising is likely as competing interests from all over the country try to sway the state's...
  • Penn National to oppose gambling expansion referendum

    Penn National Gaming will put its considerable resources behind a campaign to defeat gambling expansion, and is starting the effort Thursday with an "open letter" to Marylanders explaining their position. "We love it here and we're proud of our role...
  • Penn National-backed group makes anti-casino pitch

    A group backed by Penn National Gaming, the owner of Hollywood Casino in Perryville and Charles Town Races and Slots in West Virginia, launched a new TV ad Thursday in its defeat to persuade voters to head off an expansion of gambling in Maryland. The...
  • Penn National puts up $5.5 million to defeat gambling expansion in Md

    Casino giant Penn National Gaming Inc. threw down $5.5 million last week to defeat a November referendum on expanding gambling, according to a report made public this morning by the Maryland State Board of Elections. The Pennsylvania-based firm has...