A Maryland panel has found that three applicants are suitable to pursue a license to open a casino near the nation’s capital.
A state commission on Tuesday approved a slot machine license for Caesars Entertainment to build a casino in Baltimore, and the panel signed off on a scaled-back proposal for a casino in western Maryland where developers could not find financing for their initial plan.
A work group studying whether to expand gambling in Maryland is holding its last scheduled meeting.
Maryland Live!, Maryland’s largest casino, will open Wednesday night next to the Arundel Mills Mall in Hanover.
The first set of slot machines has arrived at the nearly completed casino at Arundel Mills mall, but casinos in other parts of the state have not done nearly as well as expected.