It has been reported that voters in Maryland's Anne Arundel County yesterday voted to approve plans for the largest casino in the state Tuesday, November 2, as 'Question A' passed with roughly 56 per cent of the vote
An article in The Washington Post states that, 'voters appeared willing to look past concerns about traffic and vice to allow Baltimore-based Cordish Cos. to move forward with its proposed 4,750-machine slots parlour next to the Arundel Mills shopping mall.'
The report quotes Maryland Jockey Club President Tom Chuckas as saying, "The citizens have spoken." Chuckas has stated that live horse racing at Laurel Park will cease as a result of the decision.
(With files from The Washington Post)