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Gaming Commission

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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Boston Mayor Calls Gaming Commission Decision ‘Petty’

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh on Friday called the Massachusetts Gaming Commission’s decision to strip Boston of its surrounding community status for the planned Everett casino “petty,” saying the commission makes up the rules as it goes.

08/08/2014

Massachusetts' Gaming Commission listens to Boston Mayor Marty Walsh's argument for why Boston should be a casino host community. (WBZ-TV)

Casino Commission Votes Boston Not A Host Community

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh has lost a bid to give city residents a chance to vote on casinos proposed for neighboring Everett and Revere.

05/08/2014

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

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

Plainville Slots Parlor Eyes Spring 2015 For Opening

The state’s first licensed slot parlor is eyeing next spring for a possible opening.

02/28/2014

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

Gaming Commission Chooses Plainville For First Slots Parlor License

The state gaming commission voted 3-2 on Thursday to offer the slots parlor license, with conditions, to Penn National Gaming, which plans to operate the facility at the Plainridge harness racetrack.

02/27/2014

Massachusetts State House. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: Gaming Commission Racking Up Big Bills

Costly airfares, luxury hotels and expensive meals out on the town; the cost of the state’s Gaming Commission is adding up.

02/21/2014

Gambling, Betting, Casinos

Casino Panel Qualifies Two For Gambling Bids

The state gambling commission has cleared Mohegan Sun to bid for the sole resort casino license in western Massachusetts.

10/03/2013

File Image (Photo by Scott Wintrow/Getty Images)

11 Firms In Running For Mass. Gambling Facilities

The late entries included one surprise — a company affiliated with the principals of Baltimore-based Cornish Companies, which had not publicly expressed interest in the state before Tuesday.

01/15/2013

(File photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

All Things Travel: Mass. Gaming Commission Starts To Show Hand

January 15 is the date when applications for the two licenses in Boston and Western Massachusetts are due.

01/10/2013

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