Sunday, July 27, 2008
Legal description of potential slots site: "State property in Allegany County associated with the Rocky Gap State Park in a building physically separate from the Rocky Gap Lodge and Golf Resort."
Number of slot machines proposed: 1,500
Surroundings: Rural mountain area; state parkland.
Pros: Development for Western Maryland; potential for debt on hotel and golf course to be paid.
Cons: Despoiling of scenic state parkland and a family-oriented resort.