Voters on Tuesday rejected a ballot question that would have repealed the 2011 state law that allows for up to three regional resort casinos and a single slots parlor.
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.
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.
Anti-casino activists are calling for a debate with lawmakers and casino executives.
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.
The Massachusetts state gaming commission voted Tuesday to award the eastern Massachusetts casino license to Wynn Resorts for its plan in Everett.
Connecticut’s Indian-run casinos have reported declines in slot machine betting and revenue for August.
Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth William Galvin has announced the order of questions on the November ballot.
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.
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.