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A rendering of the the MGM Springfield project.

MGM Springfield To Be Awarded State’s 1st Casino

State gambling officials have voted unanimously to award the state’s first casino license to MGM Springfield, pending acceptance by the Las Vegas-based casino giant of a number of proposed terms and conditions.

06/11/2014

Massachusetts' Gaming Commission listens to Boston Mayor Marty Walsh's argument for why Boston should be a casino host community. (WBZ-TV)

Casino Commission Votes Boston Not A Host Community

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh has lost a bid to give city residents a chance to vote on casinos proposed for neighboring Everett and Revere.

05/08/2014

Gambling, Betting, Casinos

Mass. High Court Hears Arguments In Casino Case

Both sides in the casino gambling debate are encouraged by the questions asked by Massachusetts supreme court justices in a case centered on a proposed voter referendum repealing the state’s 2011 casino law.

05/05/2014

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Massachusetts Casino Law Could Hinge On Supreme Judicial Court Case

The fate of casino gambling in Massachusetts may hinge on a case before the state’s highest court Monday.

05/04/2014

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Walsh Wants To Resume Talks With Casinos

The gaming commission Thursday morning postponed a decision on the host community issue, after Walsh asked for at least a weeklong delay and Gov. Deval Patrick backed him.

05/01/2014

A rendering of what Wynn Everett could look like. (Credit: WBZ NewsRadio 1030's Bernice Corpuz)

Wynn Reaches Deals With 4 Boston-Area Communities

Wynn Resorts says it has signed agreements with four more Boston-area communities as it seeks to build a $1.2 billion resort-style casino in Everett.

04/28/2014

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Public Hearing On Boston’s Casino Status Set May 1

The process for awarding casino licenses in eastern and southeastern Massachusetts will take at least two months longer than hoped, state gambling officials said Thursday.

04/03/2014

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Mass. Gambling Panel To Get Springfield’s Input On Casino Plan

The state gambling commission is holding a hearing Tuesday on MGM Resorts’ plan to build an $800 million resort casino.

03/30/2014

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Gambling Panel Agrees To Hear Boston Casino Appeal

State gambling regulators agreed Thursday to consider Boston Mayor Martin Walsh’s bid to have the city declared a host community for resort casino proposals in the neighboring cities of Everett and Revere, a designation that, if granted, would give Boston voters the ability to kill the projects.

03/20/2014

Artist rendering of proposed Mohegan Sun casino in Revere. (Mohegan Sun Photo)

Keller @ Large: Casino Debate Has Real Meaning

Over the next few months, casinos and slots are going to become much more than just a sketch and a distant promise.

02/26/2014

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