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Board not wavering on medical pot stance

A regulatory mandate that Nevada gaming license holders stay away from the state’s neophyte medical marijuana business could be challenged again Thursday at the Nevada Gaming Commission. But the outcome is inevitable.

Four tapped for induction to Gaming Hall of Fame

The casino industry’s first female gaming regulator, a former Las Vegas mayor turned gaming executive, an American Indian gaming pioneer and a late gaming law expert will be inducted into the Gaming Hall of Fame in September.

Maryland county OKs plans for MGM casino

UPPER MARLBORO, Md. — Prince George’s County officials on Monday approved a building plan for a $925 million MGM Resorts International casino and hotel near the nation’s capital on an 8-1 vote, paving the way for MGM to get the permits needed to begin construction.

Hard Rock hotel planned for Lake Tahoe

RENO — The managers of the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas have announced plans to open one at Lake Tahoe this winter after a $60 million renovation of the former Horizon Casino Resort at Stateline.

Rating firm cuts N.J.’s online winnings estimate

ATLANTIC CITY — A Wall Street credit rating firm that was among the most pessimistic about the prospects for Internet gambling in New Jersey has cut its already-conservative estimate on the state’s first-year online winnings by more than half.

Maryland panel to vote on MGM casino next week

UPPER MARLBORO, Md. — Prince George’s County officials will vote on the building plan for a $925 million, Las Vegas-style casino and resort near the nation’s capital next week, officials said Monday after a public hearing.