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A man votes in a polling station in Lawrence. (WBZ-TV)

Mass. Ballot Questions Order Announced; Casino, Sick Time Questions Included

Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth William Galvin has announced the order of questions on the November ballot.

07/03/2014

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Gaming Commission Rejects Boston’s Request To Delay Process Until After November Vote

State gambling regulators have turned down Boston’s request to halt the eastern region casino license process until after the November election, when voters will decide whether to repeal the state’s casino law.

07/02/2014

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Gaming Commission To Weigh Boston’s Request To Halt Casino Process

State gambling regulators agreed Friday to hear arguments next week and possibly rule on Boston Mayor Martin Walsh’s request to suspend the eastern region casino license process until after the November election.

06/28/2014

Marty Walsh. (WBZ-TV)

Boston Mayor Asks Regulators To Delay Casino Vote

Marty Walsh on Thursday said he does not want to spend tax money on casino issues since the law could be repealed.

06/26/2014

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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

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First Massachusetts Casino License To Be Awarded June 13

State gambling regulators say they’ll begin the final, four-day long deliberation on awarding Massachusetts’ first Las Vegas-style casino license on June 10.

05/29/2014

DAILY TALKER

Daily Talker: Gambling On Presidential Elections?

State Senator Tick Segerblom wants a law allowing casinos to take bets on who wins America’s top political job.

Gambling on U.S. elections is already done in Great Britain, and one gaming company took in close to $2 million in wagers for the 2012 election. Ladbrokes is already handicapping 2016, with Hillary Clinton as a 6 to 4 favorite. On the Republican side, both Marco Rubio and Chris Christie have 12 to 1 odds.

05/28/2014

Steve Crosby. (Photo by Michael Crawford)

Mass. Gaming Chairman Crosby Recuses Self From Boston Decision

The state’s top gambling regulator has stepped away from the process for awarding a casino license in the Boston area.

05/08/2014

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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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Casinos: Mass. Withholding Tax On Winnings Will Turn Off Gamblers, Cut Take

Companies looking to win a Massachusetts casino license say the state needs to change how it taxes winnings to avoid discouraging gamblers and cutting the state’s and casino’s take.

04/27/2014

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