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Gambling, Betting, Casinos

Key Votes Slated On 2 Mass. Casino Projects

Two Massachusetts casino proposals are facing key votes.

11/03/2013

A rendering of the originally proposed Suffolk Downs Casino. (Courtesy: Elkus Manfredi Architects)

Suffolk Downs Gets Approval To Pursue Casino Bid

The owners of Suffolk Downs say they’re pleased with the decision by the Massachusetts Gaming Commission to allow them to move ahead with their bid for one of three casino licenses.

10/30/2013

(File Photo by Tim Boyles/Getty Images)

Charter Boat Sinks Off East Boston

An 85-foot charter boat docked in Boston Harbor for the past year, began taking on water Sunday.

10/27/2013

A rendering of the originally proposed Suffolk Downs Casino. (Courtesy: Elkus Manfredi Architects)

Suffolk Downs Drops Caesars From Casino Bid

The Suffolk Downs ownership group said late Friday that it dropped partner Caesars Entertainment from its bid to build a $1 billion resort casino at the racetrack, weeks ahead of a public vote on the proposal.

10/21/2013

Charles Lightbody. (WBZ-TV)

Protester Charged With Punching Casino Rally Organizer

A casino opponent pleaded not guilty Wednesday to assaulting an organizer at a pro-casino rally in Revere over the weekend.

10/16/2013

A rendering of the originally proposed Suffolk Downs Casino. (Courtesy: Elkus Manfredi Architects)

City Council Approves East Boston-Only Vote On Suffolk Downs Casino

The Boston City Council voted Wednesday to schedule an East Boston-only vote on the Suffolk Downs casino host agreement on November 5.

09/25/2013

Boston Police (Photo credit ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Young Child Indecently Assaulted On East Boston Street

Boston Police issued a community alert after a young boy was indecently assaulted on Friday evening.

09/21/2013

(File photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Milford Selectman, Foxwoods Sign Casino Agreement

Connecticut-based Foxwoods and selectmen of the town of Milford, Mass., have signed a host community agreement for a proposed resort casino development.

09/09/2013

A rendering of the originally proposed Suffolk Downs Casino. (Courtesy: Elkus Manfredi Architects)

Keller @ Large: Suffolk Downs Casino Vote Not A No-Brainer

Whatever the short-term appeal of the casino money, that vote is not a no-brainer.

08/29/2013

The Ford Explorer crashed into the Burger King on Bennington Street Wednesday morning.

Driver Runs Away After SUV Crashes Into East Boston Burger King

Three people were hurt when an SUV crashed into the front of Burger King in East Boston Wednesday morning.

07/03/2013

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