September 22, 2020 | Sydney Bullock

Microsoft to Acquire Bethesda Softworks’ Parent Company ZeniMax Media in $7.5 Million Deal

Microsoft announced Monday, Sept. 21, that they have entered an agreement to acquire ZeniMax Media, parent company to Rockville-based gaming publisher, Bethesda Softworks, for $7.5 million.  The deal will bring best-selling game franchises such as “The Elder Scrolls”, “Fallout”, “Doom” and more to the Xbox console and PC. Bethesda’s future games such as “Starfield”, the […]

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October 25, 2012 | Karen O'Keefe

Eva Longoria

Why Does Eva Longoria Want Me to Vote “Yes” on Question 7?

Just when I thought I’d heard it all, read it all and scrutinized it all about Question 7 – Maryland’s Expanded Gaming Referendum – and I had just about decided to vote “No” because I can’t see expanding the state’s economic reliance on gambling… The unexpected happened. Eva Longoria called to ask for my “Yes” […]

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September 26, 2012 | Staff Writer

21 This Week panel

Ballot Question 7: Gaming Expansion (Video)

21 This Week host Casey Aiken and the panel discuss the merits of Ballot Question 7, expansion of gaming in Maryland. Guests include: Elbridge James, Jean Roesser, Sam Statland and Robin Uncapher. View the entire “21 This Week, episode #346” here on Learn more about 21 This Week and watch previous episodes, on demand.

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August 8, 2012 | Staff Writer

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O’Malley Submits Gaming Expansion Legislation

Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley submitted legislation authorizing expansion of gaming in Maryland.  The legislation has the potential to create thousands of new jobs and secure millions of dollars in new revenue for Maryland’s public schools.  The legislation is the primary focus of the current special session of the Maryland General Assembly.   By finally resolving this […]

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July 27, 2012 | Sonya Burke

Governor Martin O'Malley picture

Special Session on Gaming (Video)

Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley gives an update on why he called for a special session of the General Assembly to address the expanded gaming issue. Take a look.

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