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Commission Expected To Award Slots License For Rocky Gap

November 11th, 2011 by WCBC Radio

Having toured the site, heard presentations from both qualified bidders and listened to local public comment- the Maryland Gaming Commission is expected to award a slots license as early as next month for the Rocky Gap Lodge and Resort.   It’s been a lengthy process to see slots this close to fruition in western Maryland, a process that began in 2008 when voters overwhelmingly approved legalizing slots at five locations including Rocky Gap. Two failed rfp’s slowed the effort considerably- however two bidders did meet the criteria this past summer when a third RFP was held. State Senator George Edwards tells WCBC News that while the local delegation may have some thoughts on the proposals- the ultimate decision is in the hands of the Commission…

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