MD Slots Fall Behind Schedule while others Ante Up – See Article


The Question is, is Maryland to late?  Think about it.

Others up ante as Md. slots idle

Delays mire local casino projects, as nearby states look to expand gambling

http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/politics/bal-md.slots13dec13,0,5937687.story

Even as slot-machine projects in Maryland stall, other states are betting big on expanded gambling.

In West Virginia, Charles Town Races and Slots just 75 miles west of Baltimore plans to offer poker, roulette and other table games as early as the summer after winning voter approval this month.

In Pennsylvania, Gov. Edward G. Rendell pushed state lawmakers last week to speed approval of table games, warning that if they did not expand casino gambling, more state workers could be laid off.

But in Maryland, only one casino development is on schedule a year after bidding for five available slots licenses began.

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