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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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MGM Pays $85M Mass. Casino License Fee

MGM Resorts International has paid Massachusetts a required $85 million gambling licensing fee for its $800 million Springfield resort casino on Monday, state gambling regulators announced.

11/17/2014

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Thieves Swipe Gambling Chips From Mohegan Sun

Tribal police at the Mohegan Sun casino in Connecticut are searching for two men who made off with thousands of dollars worth of gambling chips.

11/16/2014

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Massachusetts Voters Opt To Keep Casino Gambling

Voters on Tuesday rejected a ballot question that would have repealed the 2011 state law that allows for up to three regional resort casinos and a single slots parlor.

11/04/2014

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

Revere, Suffolk Downs Union Sue Gaming Commission

The city of Revere and a union representing Suffolk Downs workers filed a lawsuit against the Massachusetts Gaming Commission Thursday for awarding a casino license to Wynn Resorts in Everett.

10/16/2014

Two names were added to the National Law Enforcement Memorial in Boston on Saturday. (WBZ-TV).

Two Fallen Officers Names Added To Mass. Law Enforcement Memorial

Officers from across the state gathered at the State House for the Massachusetts Law Enforcement Memorial vigil to honor the names of those etched in stone.

09/20/2014

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Mass. Casino Opponents Seek Debate On Ballot Question

Anti-casino activists are calling for a debate with lawmakers and casino executives.

09/17/2014

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Suffolk Downs: Casino Vote Will End Horse Racing

A Suffolk Downs official says horse racing will be coming to an end at the track as a result of the Massachusetts Gaming Commission’s decision to award a casino license to Wynn Resorts.

09/16/2014

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

Wynn Resorts In Everett Gets Boston-Area Casino License

The Massachusetts state gaming commission voted Tuesday to award the eastern Massachusetts casino license to Wynn Resorts for its plan in Everett.

09/16/2014

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