Casinos

A rendering of the the MGM Springfield project.

MGM Breaks Ground On $800M Casino In Western Massachusetts

Casino officials say there’s more to be done before construction can start in earnest.

03/24/2015

A rendering of the the MGM Springfield project.

Construction To Begin On State’s 1st Casino

Construction is about to begin for what likely will be the first full-scale resort casino to open in Massachusetts.

03/22/2015

New renderings of a planned Wynn casino in Everett. (Photo credit Wynn Resorts)

Wynn Resorts Unveils Everett Casino Redesign

Wynn has also scrapped a planned nightclub.

01/22/2015

An artist rendering of the proposed Wynn Casino in Everett. (WBZ-TV)

Wynn: Boston Declines $1M Casino Payment

Wynn Resorts says Boston has declined to accept a $1 million payment the company made to help offset the impacts of the casino it plans to build in neighboring Everett.

01/07/2015

An artist rendering of the proposed Wynn Casino in Everett. (WBZ-TV)

Gambling Panel Defends Handling Of Wynn License

The state gambling commission is defending the way it handled awarding a license to Wynn Resorts for an Everett casino.

01/06/2015

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NightSide – Massachusetts Gaming Commission Chair Steve Crosby

BOSTON (CBS) – After a heated debate, the ballot question that would have repealed the casino law in Massachusetts was ultimately defeated.  So now that the state has a green light on casino development, where […]

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–12/11/2014

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Plainville Casino To Pilot Bet-Limiting System

The voluntary “play management” system would allow gamblers to set a dollar amount they intend to spend during a single session, day or month.

12/09/2014

Governor-elect Charlie Baker. (WBZ-TV)

Challenges Loom As Charlie Baker Prepares To Take Office

With a month to go before he’s sworn in as Massachusetts’ 72nd governor, Republican Charlie Baker is facing an array of challenges.

12/07/2014

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Casinos Push Back Against Proposed Mass. Gambling Limits

In a rarely used strategy to address gambling addiction, Massachusetts regulators may require casinos to reward their customers for voluntarily setting limits on how much time and money they spend at slot machines.

11/20/2014

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Gambling Cash To Start Flowing To Mass. Communities

Gambling money will begin flowing into local government coffers in earnest now that the state’s casino law survived an Election Day repeal effort

11/18/2014

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