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Site Proposal At a Glance

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.

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