Voters in Lakeville voted overwhelmingly against a casino proposed by the Wampanoag tribe of Aquinnah.
What would ordinarily be a routine municipal election may essentially be the first opportunity for local voters to weigh in on a proposed casino since passage of the state’s new gambling law.
Attorney General Martha Coakley has named retired New Jersey State Police Lt. Col. Gayle Cameron to the panel overseeing casino gambling in Massachusetts.
The head of the state’s gaming commission has some advice for would-be casino developers lining up to cash in on Massachusetts’ new gambling law.
Hundreds of Foxboro residents packed a planning board meeting to weigh in on a proposal by Robert Kraft and Steve Wynn to build a resort casino near Gillette Stadium.
A company that hopes to build a casino in Springfield is assuring local residents that it doesn’t have a glitzy Las Vegas-style resort in mind.
When Massachusetts lawmakers crafted the state’s casino law, they also created a new network of law enforcement agencies aimed at keeping an eye on the gambling facilities.
GGov. Deval Patrick has signed a bill legalizing casinos in Mass. that supporters say will create 1000’s of jobs while generating hundreds of millions in revenues.
Gov. Deval Patrick is ready to sign a bill authorizing casino gambling in Mass. along with several other bills passed by lawmakers in the final hours of the 2011 legislative session.
When Gov. Patrick signs a new gambling bill into law, control over the three planned casinos and one slots parlor will quickly shift to an as-yet-unnamed five-member commission.