The Maryland Lottery and Gaming Commission on Thursday gave gambling licenses to the three companies competing to build the state’s sixth casino in Prince George’s County.
Maryland’s incursion into the world of legalized gambling is likely to bring the state millions of dollars in tax revenues, but industry experts predict the decision to allow table games will continue a decades-long tradition of states cannibalizing one another’s markets for personal gain.
A lawsuit filed Friday challenging the constitutionality of the expanded gaming referendum could nullify the results of the Question 7 if successful.
Four years ago Penn National helped kill an Ohio ballot question that could have created competition for one of its casinos. Could the same thing happen in Maryland?