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8:28 am
Wed February 5, 2014

Licensing of Last Casino in Maryland Settled

Credit Don Rush

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - Maryland officials say the two losing bidders for a casino license near the nation's capital have agreed not to oppose a commission's decision to grant the license to MGM Resorts International.

The Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency said Tuesday that Penn National Gaming and Greenwood Racing have signed an agreement that they will not file a lawsuit seeking to have the decision reversed.

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9:09 am
Thu November 29, 2012

Almost $100 Million Spent on MD Gambling Campaign

Credit gambling, peter griffin

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - Campaign finance reports show more than $93 million was raised in the campaign to expand gambling in Maryland, a record amount.


The Washington Post reported Wednesday that campaign finance records show a handful of Washington's biggest media buying firms and Maryland political consultants benefited handsomely from the fight over the ballot question to allow table games like blackjack and a casino in Prince orge's County.


The reports show about $90.5 million was spent. Nearly $3 million went unspent.

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