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Sen. Jill Carter pushes to eliminate jail time for petty gambling in Maryland

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A reminder: Just because you can roll dice at a half-dozen Maryland casinos doesn’t mean you can’t be arrested and jailed for doing it at an underground gambling spot or on your own turf.

But this legislative session, Baltimore State Sen. Jill Carter and Montgomery County Del. David Moon hope to change that by removing incarceration from the equation for punishing street gambling.

Poll: Marylanders are lukewarm on legalized sports gambling

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A sportsbook in Las Vegas. Image via Wikimedia Commons.

A U.S. Supreme Court decision last month paved the way for states across the country to legalize sports betting, but Marylanders still seem unsure about bringing that kind of wagering to the state’s casinos, according to a new poll released by Gonzales Research and Media Services.

As Md. casino revenue sets new monthly record, Horseshoe’s numbers again slide

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While Maryland’s six casinos brought in more than $150 million in March, a record for monthly revenue, Baltimore’s sole casino watched its proceeds slide once again.

    Last Year’s Revenue Bleed Slows for Horseshoe Casino in January

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    The year-long revenue bleed for the Baltimore area’s two casinos slowed in January, ending months of drastic declines in revenue brought on by competition from the glitzy new MGM casino outside Washington D.C.

    Ex-Baltimore Principal to Serve 90 Days in Prison for Stealing Nearly $59K from City Schools

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    Baltimore City Public Schools headquarters on North Avenue. Image via Wikimedia Commons.

    A former principal of the now-defunct Baltimore Community High School will serve three months in jail and must repay exactly $58,689.34 for using public funds to gamble and buy dozens of Apple devices and other electronics as gifts for others.

    Horseshoe’s Revenue Falls for Eighth Straight Month Year-Over-Year

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    Since the opening of MGM National Harbor late last year, the money just hasn’t been flowing like it used to at Horseshoe Casino in South Baltimore.

    MGM Grabbing Larger Share of State Casino Revenues as Horseshoe, Live! Continue to Falter

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    Some good news for Maryland’s legal gambling industry: Revenues are up from 2016. Some bad news for the Baltimore area’s two gambling spots: Revenues are sinking every month from 2016.

    December Figures Show MGM National Harbor is Going to Make a Lot of Money

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    The front of MGM National Harbor.

    Maryland’s shiny new $1.4 billion casino in Prince George’s County is attracting a ton of gamblers or some people with really deep pockets, or possibly both.

    Marylanders Love Gambling

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    For the second month in a row, Maryland’s five casinos generated record revenues in May.

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