Maryland Governor Says No to Speaker's Slots Plan
- Maryland's Ehrlich Eyes Special Session for Slots Issue. Newman, Emily // Bond Buyer;5/10/2004, Vol. 348 Issue 31880, p7
Reports that Maryland Governor Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. would rather put his slot machine proposal to before a special session of the General Assembly than on the ballot in November. Democrats' discussion of the possibility of putting the Republican governor's slots proposals on the ballot;...
- Maryland House Budget Has Sales and Income Tax Hikes; Veto Expected. Newman, Emily // Bond Buyer;3/26/2004, Vol. 347 Issue 31850, p43
Reports that the Maryland House of Delegates has approved a version of the state budget that would increase sales tax. Veto of Governor Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. on the House bill; Proposal of the budget package by House Speaker Michael E. Busch; Opposition of Busch on the plan of Ehrlich.
- Maryland's Slots Debate Dead for Now as Republican Support Collapses. Newman, Emily // Bond Buyer;9/10/2004, Vol. 349 Issue 31966, p4
This article reports that Governor Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. announced the Republican legislative support for a voter referendum. Ehrlich said late Wednesday that Republican legislators would not endorse a plan that would allow voters, not the General Assembly, to decide whether to legalize slot...
- Fair Grounds out of the money on slot machine bill. Caywood, Thomas // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);06/30/97, Vol. 17 Issue 52, p1
Addresses an act of legislation brought before Louisiana Governor Mike Foster, to introduce slot machines to three horse-racing tracks in the New Orleans. Comments from Fair Grounds president and general manager Bryan Krantz; Discussion of the bill's effect on Harrah's Entertainment and Bally's...
- POLAND SET TO IMPOSE SWEEPING RESTRICTIONS ON SLOT MACHINES. // Casino Journal;Dec2009, Vol. 22 Issue 12, p12
The article reports on the approval of a draft law in Poland that would ban slot machines and video lotteries outside casinos.
- Maryland Lawmaker Proposes Slot Machine Referendum. Newman, Emily // Bond Buyer;8/9/2004, Vol. 349 Issue 31943, p5
Reports on the proposal by Maryland House Speaker Michael E. Busch to allow voters to decide whether slot machines should be legalized. Opposition of governor Robert L. Ehrlich, who has his own version of slots legislation to raise funds for the state's budget; Preference of Ehrlich that the...
- Officials see slots as ticket to turnaround. Donhardt, Tracy // Indianapolis Business Journal;6/18/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 15, p15A
The article focuses on a legislation approved by the Indiana General Assembly which will allow 2,000 slots machines at Hoosier Park in Anderson and an equal number at Indiana Downs in Shelbyville. Anderson and Madison County officials expect that the legislation will create more jobs and more...
- Machines and age restrictions. // Publican's Morning Advertiser;5/26/2011, Issue 8, p23
The article reflects on the Gambling Act offence of permitting someone under 18-year old to use a category C machine in pubs in Great Britain.
- Slots at horse-racing tracks may boost meeting space. Olson, Scott // Indianapolis Business Journal;4/7/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 5, p18
The article focuses on the General Assembly's approval in 2007 of the installation of 2,000 slot machines at horse-racing facilities Hoosier Park in Anderson and Indiana Downs in Shelbyville, Indiana. The law paves the way for the creation of "racinos," or casinos that offer betting on slot...