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Smaller slots casino envisioned first at Arundel Mills

The developers of Maryland's largest planned slots casino unveiled a strategy Monday to open a smaller facility late next year at Arundel Mills mall as construction continues on its full-size project.

By John Wagner  | December 13, 2010; 5:20 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  John Wagner, Slots  | Tags:  maryland slots; arundel mills mall; cordish cos.  
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W. Md. slots site fails to draw any bidders -- again

Despite some new enticements, the state has failed for a second time to attract any bidders for a slot machine gambling site in Western Maryland. A Tuesday deadline passed without any submissions to build and operate a slots parlor at...

By John Wagner  | November 10, 2010; 8:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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Arundel Mills casino developer considers temporary structure

The developers of Maryland's largest planned slots casino said Wednesday that the company is aggressively exploring the possibility of opening a temporary facility next year while a permanent structure is built at Arundel Mills mall. The move would start generating...

By John Wagner  | November 4, 2010; 3:50 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  2010 Elections, John Wagner, Slots  
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UPDATED: Mood remains upbeat in Ehrlich camp

The Mood Swings, a 22-piece big band featuring lots of brass, five singers and a name well-suited to the 2010 election cycle, was softening up the early crowd at Republican Election Night headquarters for Robert L. Ehrlich Jr., the former governor who said he wants his old job back.

By Fredrick Kunkle  | November 2, 2010; 10:55 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  2010 Elections, Governor, Maryland State Budget, Slots  
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Perryville casino rakes in $2M in first four days

Maryland's first slots casino got off the dime quickly, generating more than $2 million in revenue during its first four days of operation, state officials said Wednesday. Hollywood Casino Perryville, located in the state's northeastern corner, opened three days ahead...

By John Wagner  | October 20, 2010; 10:59 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (12)
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Anne Arundel voters split on state's largest casino

A new poll suggests a ballot measure affecting the future of Maryland's largest planned slots casino could go either way. Voters in Anne Arundel County will decide Nov. 2 whether to allow a zoning law to stand that is needed...

By John Wagner  | October 20, 2010; 12:01 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
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Older Entries in This Category »

Ehrlich courts Md. farmers, horse industry, Fredrick Kunkle , October 4, 2010
Pro-casino ads on the air in Anne Arundel , John Wagner , September 8, 2010
Pro-slots group begins effort in Anne Arundel, John Wagner , August 27, 2010
Slots developer sues Anne Arundel elections board, John Wagner , February 23, 2010
Miller wants a Prince George's slots venue, John Wagner , January 14, 2010
Cordish dismisses critics of casino timing, John Wagner , December 27, 2009
Leopold signs slots bill for Arundel Mills mall, John Wagner , December 22, 2009
How the Anne Arundel Council voted on slots, John Wagner , December 21, 2009
State rejects bid for Baltimore slots site, John Wagner , December 17, 2009
Jockey Club makes late case for slots at Laurel , John Wagner , December 17, 2009
Franchot insists on slots vote delay, John Wagner , December 16, 2009
Angelos not pursuing Laurel, Pimlico, sources say, John Wagner , December 15, 2009
Baltimore slots group courting York Capital, John Wagner , December 14, 2009
Cordish confirms bid for Laurel racetrack, John Wagner , December 14, 2009
Baltimore casino developers miss a deadline, John Wagner , December 10, 2009
Ocean Downs behind schedule for slots debut, John Wagner , December 8, 2009
O'Malley hoping for Monday night slots vote, John Wagner , December 7, 2009
Anne Arundel slots vote faces midnight deadline, John Wagner , December 6, 2009
Two views of slots at Arundel Mills mall, John Wagner , December 6, 2009
Lawmaker seeks to ban slots near malls, John Wagner , December 1, 2009
O'Malley defends state's slots program, John Wagner , November 24, 2009
Mall owners court media as slots vote looms, John Wagner , November 16, 2009
New report details Md. slots campaign money, John Wagner , October 28, 2009
Cordish: Still confident amid Md. slots chaos, John Wagner , October 19, 2009
More Slots Rumblings From Anne Arundel, John Wagner , October 17, 2009
Cecil Slots Site Up For Approval Oct. 21, John Wagner , October 7, 2009
Penn National Expands Its Slots Proposal, John Wagner , October 5, 2009
Slots Approved For Ocean Downs, John Wagner , September 23, 2009
Racetrack Continues Fight for Slots License, John Wagner , September 8, 2009
Rocky Gap Bidder Wants Law Change, Withholds Required Fee, Rosalind S. Helderman , February 3, 2009
Pro-Slots Committee Raised More Than $7 Million, Anne Bartlett , November 26, 2008
Takoma Park Voters Divide on Slots, Phyllis Jordan , November 4, 2008
Leggett and O'Malley On The Line For Slots, Miranda Spivack , October 31, 2008
Anti-Slots Leader Decries Franchot's Tactics, John Wagner , October 28, 2008
Prince George's Johnson Says "No" to Slots, Ann Marimow , October 27, 2008
Busch: People Can Make Up Own Minds On Slots, John Wagner , October 27, 2008
Leggett Plays Unintentional Role in Pro-Slots Ad, Anne Bartlett , October 24, 2008
Pro-Slots TV Ads Begin in Washington Area, Lisa Rein , October 21, 2008
Pro-Slots Pollster: Measure is Favored By Voters, John Wagner , October 20, 2008
Pr. Geo.'s Education Group: No Postion on Slots, Rosalind S. Helderman , October 14, 2008
Franchot: Won't Get In Gutter On Slots, John Wagner , October 6, 2008
Slots Foes Want Ads Yanked, Phyllis Jordan , October 1, 2008
Horse Industry Slams Ehrlich, Phyllis Jordan , September 30, 2008
MoCo Democrats Vote Against Slots, Ann Marimow , September 25, 2008
Both Sides in Slots Debate Win Converts, Lisa Rein , September 24, 2008
Anti-gambling Conference Set for National Harbor, Anne Bartlett , September 22, 2008
Leggett Endorses Slots Ballot Measure, Anne Bartlett , September 18, 2008
Magna Ups the Ante in Slots Campaign, Anne Bartlett , September 17, 2008
Senate GOP Stays Neutral on Slots, Anne Bartlett , September 16, 2008
Leggett Edges Toward Slots Announcement, Ann Marimow , September 15, 2008
Pr. Geo. Dems: No Advice on Slots, Rosalind S. Helderman , September 10, 2008
O'Malley's Approval Rating Rises, Anne Bartlett , September 9, 2008
Franchot, Slots Advocates Clash, Anne Bartlett , September 8, 2008
Slots Opponents Question Ballot Language, Anne Bartlett , August 18, 2008
Slots Wars Heat Up, Anne Bartlett , August 15, 2008
Sierra Club Rejects Slots, Phyllis Jordan , July 10, 2008
Penn National Eyeing Md. Slots Site, John Wagner , July 8, 2008
Edwards' First Votes, Anne Bartlett , June 26, 2008
 
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