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Voters on Tuesday rejected a ballot question that would have repealed the 2011 state law that allows for up to three regional resort casinos and a single slots parlor.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

Suffolk Downs. (WBZ-TV)

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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Mohegan Sun, Foxwoods Report Decline In Bets, Revenue

Connecticut’s Indian-run casinos have reported declines in slot machine betting and revenue for August.

09/15/2014

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

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