More than two dozen instances of underage gambling at Maryland casinos will cost casino operators tens of thousands of dollars in fines.
State officials say Maryland’s four casinos generated $71 million in revenue in August, nearly three-quarters of it from the state’s largest casino, Maryland Live!
Some in a small community of 9 homes on Old Fort Road in Fort Washington have already left. Others are having a harder time of it because they don’t have the resources or money to pick up and go.
Two more casino companies have applied for a license to build a casino near the nation’s capital, bringing the total number of applicants to three.
The Maryland gambling expansion bill has officially been signed into law by Governor O’Malley after a long, exhaustive special session. Pending voter approval in November, this means a new casino in Prince George’s County, among other changes.