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Outlook: Slots of Trouble?
 With Slots, the Budget Wins -- But the Economy's a Loser
 Graphic: Visions of D.C. Slots Parlor
Live Online
 Dorothy Brizill of nonprofit DCWatch discusses her position against slot machines in D.C.
 William N. Thompson , professor and gambling researcher at the University of Nevada/Las Vegas, on the D.C. slots proposal.
 Scott's Gambling Ventures Shawn A. Scott and associates have bought and sold more than a dozen gambling ventures in five states and sought voter initiatives to permit gambling in three more.
Ehrlich Releases Slots Proposal
Maryland Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. launched a fresh attempt at winning approval for slot machine gambling, adding a promise of $100 million more in school construction money to try to leverage support from Washington area lawmakers.

In the News
Promoters Revive D.C. Slots Campaign: Signatures Added In Bid for 2006 Ballot (Post, Jan. 6, 2005)

Campaign For Slots In D.C. Crumbles: Court Upholds Rejection Of Petition Signatures (Post, Sept. 29, 2004)

D.C. Slots Bid Cost More Than $2 Million: Finance Report Filed With City (Post, Sept. 11, 2004)

Ruling on D.C. Slots May Come This Week (Post, Sept. 9, 2004)

Slots Barred From Ballot: D.C. Calls Flaws 'Monumental'; Appeal Is Planned (Post, Aug. 6, 2004)

Backers of Slots in D.C. Plan to Appeal: Court Would Review Elections Board Ruling to Strike Thousands of Signatures (Post, Aug. 5, 2004)

D.C. Slots Initiative Is Dealt A Blow: Elections Board Rejects Petitions (Post, Aug. 4, 2004)

Slots Foes Say Drive Flouted D.C. Law: Subpoenaed Circulators Didn't Appear at Hearings (Post, Aug. 3, 2004)

Financing Behind D.C. Slots Murky (Post, Aug. 1, 2004)

D.C. Slots Sponsors Withdraw Petitions: 389 Sheets Found Unverifiable, Faulty (Post, July 30, 2004)

Slots Workers Can't Be Found: Subpoena Servers Unable to Locate 45 D.C. Petition Circulators (Post, July 28, 2004)

Slots vs. a Doyen Of Civic Activism: Brizill Leads Opposition in D.C. (Post, July 28, 2004)

Elections Board Rules on Workers: Non-D.C. Residents Can Assist on Slots (Post, July 27, 2004)

3 Circulators Won't Talk To Board Of Elections: D.C. Slots Petitions Being Investigated (Post, July 23, 2004)

Panel Investigates Petition Drive for Slots: Circulators to Begin Testifying on Collecting Signatures (Post, July 22, 2004)

Activists Push to Toss Out Slots Bid: Petition Circulators Violated Law, D.C. Board Told (Post, July 20, 2004)

Widespread Irregularities Seen in D.C. Slots Petitions (Post, July 18, 2004)

D.C. Council Says City 'Would Be Worse Off' With Slots (Post, July 14, 2004)

Lawmakers Say Congress Won't Allow Slots in D.C. (Post, July 13, 2004)

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