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Photo by: ROD LAMKEY JR

Barbara Boatman, of Alexandria, Va., tries her luck at a game at the Maryland Live Casino in Hanover, Md., on Dec. 27, 2012. Mrs. Boatman came to the casino with her granddaughter, Katherine Herbst, 21, to celebrate both of their recent birthdays. The casino is now open 24 hours a day. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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