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An artist rendering of the Wynn casino proposed for Foxboro. (Image courtesy: Mills & Company)

Monday’s Election Could Tilt Casino Debate In Foxboro

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.

05/05/2012

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Coakley Names 2nd Casino Oversight Panel Member

Attorney General Martha Coakley has named retired New Jersey State Police Lt. Col. Gayle Cameron to the panel overseeing casino gambling in Massachusetts.

02/28/2012

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New Mass. Gaming Chief Seeks ‘Creative’ Casino Bids

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.

01/15/2012

The Krafts own the parcel across from Gillette Stadium but have not reached any agreement to lease it.

Foxboro Residents Meet To Discuss Proposed Casino

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.

12/09/2011

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Western Mass. Residents Hear Casino Plan For Springfield

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.

12/07/2011

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New Policing Units Will Monitor New Mass. Casinos

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.

12/04/2011

Deval Patrick signs the casino bill into law.

Gov. Patrick Signs Bill Legalizing 3 Casinos, 1 Slots Parlor

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.

11/22/2011

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Gov. Patrick Expected To Sign Casino Bill This Week

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.

11/20/2011

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New Commission Given Sweeping Oversight Of Planned Casinos

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.

11/20/2011

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Mass. Lawmakers OK Gambling Bill That Allows 3 Casinos, 1 Slots Parlor

Massachusetts lawmakers have approved a compromise of a bill designed to license up to three resort-style casinos and a single slots parlor.

11/15/2011

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