Gambling

New slot machines at Plainridge Park Casino (Photo credit Doug Cope/WBZ NewsRadio)

Massachusetts’ First Slots Parlor Is Open For Business

Plainridge Park Casino officially opened to a large and eager crowd of gamblers.

06/24/2015

Ed Davis (WBZ-TV)

Ed Davis Named To National Gambling Board

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.

06/20/2015

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Survey: 3 In 4 Massachusetts Residents Gambled In Past Year

Men and black residents are more likely to have gambling problems.

06/11/2015

Haven From Hunger in Peabody has turned to local restaurants to feed families. (WBZ-TV)

Is There Enough Money For Mom’s Lifestyle?

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.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–05/06/2015

Plainridge Casino in Plainville is set to open in June. (Photo by Dave Mager/WBZ NewsRadio 1030)

Massachusetts’ First Casino Still On Track To Open In June

Massachusetts’s first casino is still on track to open by June 24.

04/30/2015

(Photo Illustration by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

NH Lawmakers Reject Casino Bill By Wide Margin

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.

04/29/2015

A rendering of the proposed Plainville slots parlor complex. (Image courtesy: Plainridge Racecourse-Facebook)

Mass. AG Calls For More Casino Regulations

Massachusetts’ top prosecutor is concerned about the growth of criminal enterprises as the state’s first casino is poised to open.

04/02/2015

A rendering of the the MGM Springfield project.

MGM Breaks Ground On $800M Casino In Western Massachusetts

Casino officials say there’s more to be done before construction can start in earnest.

03/24/2015

A rendering of the the MGM Springfield project.

Construction To Begin On State’s 1st Casino

Construction is about to begin for what likely will be the first full-scale resort casino to open in Massachusetts.

03/22/2015

A rendering of the the MGM Springfield project.

MGM Sets March 24 Groundbreaking On $800M Springfield Casino

MGM executives have outlined their construction schedule for an $800 million resort casino in downtown Springfield.

03/05/2015

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