Gov. Deval Patrick is suing to block the Martha’s Vineyard-based Aquinnah Wampanoag tribe from opening a small casino on the island.
Suffolk Downs announced Wednesday that it had chosen Mohegan Sun to help develop and operate a proposed casino on the portion of the horse track’s property in Revere.
A real estate firm says Mohegan Sun is trying to end an exclusive casino agreement in Palmer while continuing to lease a 152-acre site in the town.
The state gambling commission is asking Suffolk Downs to explain its bid to shift a proposed casino to Revere.
Residents of Milford have rejected a proposal to build a $1 billion casino, further cutting into the field of potential candidates for the state’s first regional resort casino licenses.
Massachusetts gambling regulators say a group led by Foxwoods can continue its pursuit of a resort casino in Milford if it lines up the necessary financing and meets several other conditions.
The Wampanoag Tribe of Aquinnah says it plans to convert an unfinished community center on tribal lands into a temporary Class II gambling facility.
When Massachusetts lawmakers legalized casino gambling, they took pains to ensure that casinos would not be built in places where they weren’t wanted or operated by the ethically challenged.
Mohegan Sun has asked for a recount after voters in Palmer narrowly rejected its plan for a $1 billion resort casino in the central Massachusetts town.
The Massachusetts Senate signed off Thursday on a revised casino compact between Gov. Deval Patrick and the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe.