Maryland Live! will bring in 150 tables and will operate a free dealer school with Anne Arundel Community College.
- Tim Lemke
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Maryland Live! officials announced Wednesday that the casino will have live table games in place by early spring, and will be hiring more than 800 dealers to shuffle cards and collect the dice. Once the state of Maryland approves the relevant regulations, the new casino plans to move quickly in adding at least 150 live table games, potentially bringing a younger and wealthier crowd. It will also eventually move to 24-hour operations. Overall, Maryland Live! plans to hire as many as 1,200 workers, including dealers and various ancillary positions. The casino plans to open a free "dealer school" to train and identify dealer candidates in conjunction with Anne Arundel Community College. Those who pass through the 12-week program will be …
Focus shifts to the House on Monday where both bills will be debated and voted on.
Focus on legislation to expand gambling and overturn a controversial Court of Appeals ruling on pit bulls shifts to the House of Delegates. A House Ways and Means subcommittee will meet Saturday to discuss legislation that would open Maryland casinos to table games and could possibly legalize a sixth casino in Prince George's County if voters approve the law in a referendum vote in November. The Senate adopted four amendments to the bill including a $500 annual license fee per table game that would go to a gambling addiction fund and requiring that one member of the gaming commission come from a jurisdiction with a video lottery facility. A number of the 23 amendments rejected by the Senate involved earmarking parts of the money to roll …