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Daily Talker: Do You Agree With The Decision To Put Casino Vote On The Ballot?

Massachusetts’ highest court says voters will be allowed to decide whether to keep the state’s casino gambling law.

The Supreme Judicial Court ruled Tuesday that a measure calling to repeal the 2011 law can appear on the November ballot.

06/25/2014

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SJC: Massachusetts Voters Can Decide Casino Issue

The state’s highest court ruled Tuesday that voters can decide the fate of the casino gambling law, throwing the future of casinos in Massachusetts into question.

06/24/2014

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Mass. Anti-Casino Group: Enough Signatures Collected For Repeal Referendum

Casino opponents say they have more than double the required signatures to hold a referendum to repeal the state’s 2011 casino law placed on the November ballot.

06/17/2014

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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