Analysts Release Revised Gambling Revenue Figures

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) -- Analysts have released revised revenue figures to reflect tax changes made by a Maryland House of Delegates committee to a gambling expansion bill.

The estimates, released on Tuesday, show how much tax reductions for casino operators will affect the state's education trust fund, if table games are allowed along with a Prince George's County casino.

The fund would get about $174 million in additional gambling revenue for fiscal year 2017, if changes in the bill are fully implemented. That's down about $32 million compared to the bill passed by the Senate.

A House committee voted Monday night to change the tax rates to offset the economic impact of a new casino.

Meanwhile, the House is late for a scheduled 2 p.m. session. As of 4 p.m., session had not started. is happy to provide a forum for commenting and discussion. Please respect and abide by the house rules:

Keep it clean, keep it civil, keep it truthful, stay on topic, be responsible, no links, share your knowledge, and please suggest removal of comments that violate these standards.

powered by Disqus
50 North Main Street Harrisonburg, VA 22801 540-433-9191 - Switchboard 540-433- 4028 - Fax 540-433-2700 - News Fax

WSVF Public Inspection File

Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 166208976 -