Plainridge Park Casino officially opened to a large and eager crowd of gamblers.
Former Boston Police Commissioner and current WBZ-TV Security Analyst Edward Davis is among the new appointments to the American Gaming Association’s national advisory board on illegal gambling.
Men and black residents are more likely to have gambling problems.
According to the National Council on Aging, more than 13 million older adults are considered economically insecure, living on less than $22,000 a year.
Massachusetts’s first casino is still on track to open by June 24.
The New Hampshire House has once again rejected casino gambling, voting down a proposal that would have legalized two by a roughly 50-vote margin.
Massachusetts’ top prosecutor is concerned about the growth of criminal enterprises as the state’s first casino is poised to open.
Casino officials say there’s more to be done before construction can start in earnest.
Construction is about to begin for what likely will be the first full-scale resort casino to open in Massachusetts.
MGM executives have outlined their construction schedule for an $800 million resort casino in downtown Springfield.