No. 2: Maryland Jockey Club

The <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLGEO100100600000000" title="Maryland" href="/topic/us/maryland-PLGEO100100600000000.topic">Maryland</a> <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ORCRP008467" title="The Jockey Club Incorporated" href="/topic/economy-business-finance/the-jockey-club-incorporated-ORCRP008467.topic">Jockey Club</a>, which owns horse racing tracks at <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLGEO100100603012700" title="Pimlico" href="/topic/us/maryland/baltimore-county/baltimore/pimlico-PLGEO100100603012700.topic">Pimlico</a> and <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLREC00124" title="Laurel Park" href="/topic/sports/horse-racing/laurel-park-PLREC00124.topic">Laurel Park</a>, spent $485,890.94 on lobbying efforts in 2010. The company has fought to steer slots toward Laurel Park, shown above.<br>
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<i>Data comes from Maryland State Ethics Commission report on lobbying spending, and covers the period from November 1, 2009 through October 31, 2010.</i>
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( Maryland Jockey Club, Jim McCue, Baltimore Sun / January 17, 2011 )

The Maryland Jockey Club, which owns horse racing tracks at Pimlico and Laurel Park, spent $485,890.94 on lobbying efforts in 2010. The company has fought to steer slots toward Laurel Park, shown above.

Data comes from Maryland State Ethics Commission report on lobbying spending, and covers the period from November 1, 2009 through October 31, 2010.

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