The license holder for the planned Baltimore casino and the developer of National
The new infusion brings the total outlay on both sides to more than $32 million -- closing in on the $34 million record for Maryland political spending set in the 2006 gubernatorial election.
With its latest contribution of about $1.2 million, CBAC Gaming -- the Caesars Entertainment affiliate that plans to open a Harrah's casino near M&T Bank Stadium -- has increased its spending to $3.4 million. Caesars is strongly in favor of the provision of Question 7 that would allow table games in addition to the slot machines permitted under the current law.
Meanwhile, Peterson Cos. has added another $800,000 to the effort to win approval of a
MGM Entertainment, the prospective operator of a National Harbor casino, has put up almost $11.5 million.