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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

Runners approach the finish line of the 118th Boston Marathon on April 21, 2014. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

All Things Travel: The Boston Marathon Changes Everything

Does Boston need to make a bid for The 2024 Summer Olympics?

04/23/2014

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Gambling Panel Agrees To Hear Boston Casino Appeal

State gambling regulators agreed Thursday to consider Boston Mayor Martin Walsh’s bid to have the city declared a host community for resort casino proposals in the neighboring cities of Everett and Revere, a designation that, if granted, would give Boston voters the ability to kill the projects.

03/20/2014

Mitchell Etess, the CEO of the Mohegan Sun Tribal Gaming Authority. (Photo by Peter Casey-WBZ NewsRadio 1030)

WBZ NewsWatch With Joe Mathieu: Mohegan Sun CEO Mitchell Etess

WBZ NewsWatch with Joe Mathieu returned Tuesday on WBZ NewsRadio 1030 with Mitchell Etess, the CEO of the Mohegan Sun Tribal Gaming Authority, as Joe’s guest.

02/04/2014

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Mass. Gambling Panel Hears Casino Pitches

An overflow crowd packed the Boston convention center on Wednesday to hear Mohegan Sun and Wynn Resorts make high-powered pitches.

01/22/2014

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3 Apply For Resort Casinos In Mass.

Three companies seeking state licenses to build resort casinos in Massachusetts have filed final applications with the state gaming commission.

12/31/2013

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