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  • Gambling interests spent $3.6 million on special session

    Casino owners, labor and other interests spent more than $3.6 million to influence lawmakers during last month's special session to expand gambling in Maryland — a figure that comes to about $900,000 a day for the four-day session, according to...
  • For casino companies, referendum's stakes are huge

    For the casino giants trying to persuade Marylanders to vote for or against more gambling here, the long-term stakes could be in the billions. Penn National Gaming's investment of $13 million for ads urging a "no" vote on Question 7 is pocket change...
  • Source: Penn National angling to buy share in Maryland Live casino

    Source: Penn National angling to buy share in Maryland Live casino
    Penn National has spent $13 million to defeat Question 7 and protect its gambling interests in Maryland. Now it may be abruptly altering its strategy. The Pennsylvania-based company, which owns Hollywood Casino Perryville, is in discussions with the...
  • City sells Senator Theatre at $310,000 loss

    City sells Senator Theatre at $310,000 loss
    Baltimore's spending panel agreed Wednesday to sell the historic Senator Theatre at a $310,000 loss — over the objections of the city's comptroller. "I just think it's too generous," said Comptroller Joan M. Pratt, citing the city's purchase of the...
  • Sister Hazel, Canaan Smith part of Hampton Power Plant's free Friday concert series

    Sister Hazel, Canaan Smith part of Hampton Power Plant's free Friday concert series
    A representative for The Cordish Companies last week announced the lineup of bands playing the Friday Night Summer Concert Series Alive After Five! at Hampton's Power Plant. The list includes lots of familiar local acts as well as a few surprises....
  • Cordish properties worth $38 million, court rules

    Cordish properties worth $38 million, court rules
    Maryland's high court ruled Wednesday that the Cordish Cos.' Power Plant and Pier IV buildings on Baltimore's Inner Harbor are worth, for property tax purposes, more than $38.1 million — the amount established by city tax assessors. Cordish...
  • With new casino opening, a look back at Cordish's gambling record

    With new casino opening, a look back at Cordish's gambling record
    Eleven years have passed since the Cordish Cos. broke ground on their first casino venture, a project with the Seminole tribe of Florida. Since then, the Baltimore-based developer, which builds and runs urban retail and entertainment venues, has been...
  • Almond: Kamenetz should speak out on zoning referendum drive

    Baltimore County Council Chairwoman Vicki Almond is questioning why County Executive Kevin Kamenetz hasn't spoken out about a local referendum campaign linked to developers. The petition drive, which seeks to put zoning decisions in Almond's and...
  • Balto. Co. community groups oppose referendum drive

    Some community leaders in Baltimore County are fighting a referendum drive they say is backed by developers who are trying to "hijack" the county's zoning process because they didn't get their way. A coalition calling itself "Don't Sign It!" urged county...
  • Balto. Co. referendum backers say they have enough signatures

    Balto. Co. referendum backers say they have enough signatures
    Backers of a referendum drive to challenge Baltimore County zoning decisions say they have gathered enough signatures to put the issue on the ballot in 2014. The supporters say they have collected more than 70,000 signatures — far more than the...
  • Developers have given $225,000 to Balto. Co. referendum drive

    Developers and shopping-center owners have contributed more than $225,000 to efforts to challenge zoning decisions in Baltimore County through referendums, financial disclosure forms show. Contributors to the drive include firms tied to developers Howard...