About Lothian, Maryland

Lothian is an unincorporated community in Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States. Lothian is a rural community in southern Anne Arundel County, Maryland, 12 miles southwest of Annapolis, Maryland, 24 miles east of Washington, DC, and 31 miles south of Baltimore, Maryland.In the 1950s, a bingo and slots machine parlor was opened in a warehouse at Waysons Corner, five miles west of Lothian but in the current Lothian postal zip code area. When gambling was outlawed in Maryland in the 1960s, Edward Wayson kept the bingo business running as Wayson's Bingo in a 750-seat hall. Las Vegas business magnate Steve Wynn, whose resorts on the Las Vegas Strip include The Mirage, Bellagio, Wynn, Treasure Island and Golden Nugget, got his start in gambling by managing the bingo hall here. Before his death in 2004, Maryland lawyer and lobbyist Edward O. Wayson, Jr. resided in Lothian. Public Schools: Lothian Elementary, Southern Middle, and Southern Senior.Members of Congress: U.S. Senators Barbara Mikulski and Ben Cardin; U.S. Representative Steny Hoyer (D-Md.-5th District).State Representatives: State Representative Robert A. Costa (Maryland House of Delegates District 33B) (see Map of District 33B); Md State Senator Edward R. Reilly.

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