The first WBZ TV-UMass Amherst poll on the Massachusetts governor’s race shows it’s a tight contest between Republican Charlie Baker and Democrat Martha Coakley.
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Anti-casino activists are calling for a debate with lawmakers and casino executives.
The Massachusetts state gaming commission voted Tuesday to award the eastern Massachusetts casino license to Wynn Resorts for its plan in Everett.
Connecticut’s Indian-run casinos have reported declines in slot machine betting and revenue for August.
Because believe it or not, Beacon Hill doesn’t always know best.
Now that the SJC has ushered casino repeal onto the November ballot, there are more unanswered questions to mull over than choices at the roulette wheel.
Mohegan Sun has proposed a $1.3 billion casino on the Revere side of the Suffolk Downs horse racing track and Wynn Resorts has proposed a $1.6 billion casino on a former chemical plant site in Everett.
Twenty-six casinos have opened since 2004, generating a 39-percent increase in total annual gambling revenue in the Mid-Atlantic and New England, the Wall Street Journal reports.
Any day now, the state Supreme Judicial Court will issue its ruling on the legality of the initiative petition to stop casinos from coming to Massachusetts.