In November 2012, A Majority Of Maryland Voters Voted Yes To Question 7 To Bring MGM Casino’s To The National Harbor In Oxen Hill, Prince Georges County. This Will Bring Thousands Of Jobs To Maryland Residents, Attract Tourists To The National Harbor, And Portions Of The Money Gained Will Be Put Towards Maryland Public School Education. PG County Residents Have Different Opinions And Views Of This Casino Coming In The Near Future. Morals And Ethics Are Always Considered When Gambling Is Involved, Some People Oppose Gambling And The Crime It Attracts, Some People Are For Gambling And The Possible Chances It Brings. One Thing Is For Sure, There Are Current Bidders For Maryland’s 6th Casino.
Bidding For Casino License Has Begin
MGM Resorts International Of Las Vegas Intends To Bid Against Penn National Gaming, Owner Of Hollywood Casino Perryville. Both Companies Spent Up To $93 Million Total On The Referendum Campaign Alone To Draw Voters To Vote For Question 7. The Referendum (Question 7) That Was Passed Is Still A Subject Of A Lawsuit, But Voters Voted To Bring A Casino To Prince Georges County, In Addition With Table Games Such As Poker To All Slot Parlors And Allowing Them To Operate 24/7.
MGM And Penn National Proposals
MGM Proposed Building A $800 Million Luxury Casino At National Harbor In Oxen Hill, Penn National Wants To Bring Slots And Table Games To Rosecroft. Both Bidders Will Be Thoroughly Investigated And The License Owner Must Be Able To Provide $3 Million Per 500 Slot Machines. Bidders Have Until May 2013 To Submit Proposals.
Maryland Casino Dealers In Training
Dealers Are Currently In Training For The Next 9 Weeks In Classes At The Maryland Live Casino’s Dealer School. These Dealers Will Learn The Basics Of Chip Handling And Card Shuffling Along With Other Strategies Of Being A Croupier. They Are Screened For Their Personalities As Well As Given Math Tests. Completion Of The Class Does Not Guarantee A Spot On The Casino Floor When The Casino Opens.
When Does The Casino Open?
The Prince George’s County Casino cannot begin operating before July 1, 2016 or 30 months after the casino in Baltimore city is open, according to state law. A license owner, however, could request to operate table games in a temporary facility upon winning a license. Hopefully The Casino Brings The Opportunities Promised. LIVEFREE!