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  • MGM pours another $3 million into Maryland

    MGM Resorts International put another $3 million into a campaign to expand gambling in Maryland, bringing their total to $8.3 million. The new check means $19.4 million  been raised -- almost entirely from gambling companies -- to influence Marylanders...
  • Money for Md. gambling campaign exceeds that spent in 2010 governor's race

    With seven weeks to go before the Nov. 6 election, special interests with a stake in the gambling referendum have raised more than the amount spent by candidates in Maryland's last governor's race. With the addition of $3 million by MGM Resorts...
  • Three county executives urge support for gambling expansion

    Three county executives urge support for gambling expansion
    County leaders from three of Maryland's largest jurisdictions stood side-by-side in Montgomery County urging voters to support gambling expansion. Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker -- one of the staunchest supporters of gambling in the...
  • 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...
  • Maryland slots: How the House wins

    Maryland slots: How the House wins
    The Taxpayers Protection Alliance, a Virginia-based nonprofit that advocates nationally for lower taxes and smaller government, has been running radio ads in the Baltimore area with a simple message: Don't give gaming companies a big tax break. That...
  • Ad Watch: New National Harbor ads stress jobs and increases to tax revenue

    MGM Resorts International, a group that wants to build a casino at National Harbor, has poured about $2.3 million into a TV and radio advertising campaign touting jobs and tax revenue as benefits from expanding gambling. The TV spot reasserts a series...
  • 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...
  • MGM chief says firm won't demand slots tax break for National Harbor casino

    The chief executive officer of MGM Resorts International, which wants to open a luxury casino at National Harbor, said Thursday that his company has dropped efforts to win tax breaks from the Maryland General Assembly to build a gambling palace at...
  • O'Malley calls special session on gambling

    O'Malley calls special session on gambling
    With his call for a special session on gambling next month, Gov. Martin O'Malley is placing a high-stakes political bet that he can prevail in a struggle over one of the most contentious issues facing Maryland. A win could burnish his image at a time...
  • Stranded Window Washers Rescued at Vegas Strip's Vdara Hotel

    Stranded Window Washers Rescued at Vegas Strip's Vdara Hotel
    LAS VEGAS – Just admit it: How many times have you gazed up at a crew of window washers and had your blood turn to water and told yourself, "No way, no how, would I do that job”? You could fall, or have something else bad happen up there. On...
  • 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...