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Another Twist In Maryland

October 31, 2011:

Earlier this year, the Maryland Jockey Club agreed to a legislative plan to allow Laurel Park and Pimlico Race Course to pay operating expenses from slot machine proceeds which had been earmarked for building upgrades...read on

Maryland Subsidy Bill Passes, With Strings

April 12, 2011:

Late on Monday, April 11, legislators in Maryland gave the green light for millions in state capital to be directed to racetracks...read on

No Simo Deal Means No Govt Money

April 11, 2011:

It has been reported that before the state of Maryland hands over millions of dollars to racetracks to cover day-to-day operating costs, Pimlico Race Course, Laurel Park and Rosecroft Raceway must have a...read on

Comments On Track Operating Subsidy Bill

March 31, 2011:

"I think the message is very clear -- that the horse racing industry as a whole has to come up with some type of sustainable plan in the short-term because now their back's against the wall."...read on

Track Operating Subsidy, Government Oversight Step Closer To Reality In Maryland

March 29, 2011:

According to a report, racetracks in Maryland are now a step closer to getting a state subsidy for operating costs, but legislators opposed to such a move got pretty figurative about the situation yesterday...read on

Turner To MJC: 'Where's The Plan?'

March 16, 2011:

On Tuesday, March 15, Maryland State Delegate Frank S. Turner criticized Laurel Park and Pimlico Race Course's owner, the Maryland Jockey Club, during a House committee meeting. His criticism was in regard to the organization asking for government money for day-to-day operations while without having a long-term plan to reverse its recent negative economic fortunes...read on

MJC Not Disclosing Finances

February 22, 2011:

The Maryland Racing Commission has revealed that the Maryland Jockey Club, operator of both Laurel Park and Pimlico Race Course, has failed to file legally-obligated financial disclosures for the last two years...read on

Cordish To File $300M Lawsuit

February 15, 2011:

It has been reported that the Cordish Company will today be filing a $300-million lawsuit in regard to the contentious action surrounding its efforts to get its casino approved near the Arundel Mills Mall in Maryland's Anne Arundel County...read on

MD Slot Revenue To Offset Track Overhead?

January 28, 2011:

The office of Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley this week proposed legislation which would see proceeds from slots gaming funnelled to the Laurel and Pimlico racetracks for thoroughbreds in order to offset operating costs...read on

Deal Struck For 2011 In Maryland

December 22, 2010:

It has been reported that a deal which will see live thoroughbred racing in 2011 in the State of Maryland was agreed upon after a meeting this morning...read on

Down To The Wire In Maryland

December 21, 2010:

The case for racing in Maryland in 2011 goes before the Maryland Racing Commission today, with veteran commissioner John Franzone saying he does not have high hopes for resolution of disputes...read on

Maryland Racing Meeting Monday

December 3, 2010:

The governor of Maryland, Martin O’Malley, has called a meeting of racing leaders representing tracks and horsemen for Monday afternoon...read on

Disagreement Over Tracks In Maryland

November 10, 2010:

Agreement to disagree, big time, has broken out in the Maryland horse racing industry...read on


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