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Gaming Commission

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

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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

(File photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Casino Licenses Won’t Be Decided Until State Gaming Commission Sets Up Rules & Regulations

Before the state gaming commission can begin awarding casino licenses, it must first come up with a set of rules and regulations for fully implementing the year-old expanded gambling law.

12/11/2012

A sketch of the proposed casino in Taunton. (Courtesy: Mashpee Wampanoags)

Mashpee Wampanoags Could Lose Mass. Casino Bid

The head of the state gambling board says the race for a casino in southeastern Massachusetts could open up to commercial interests if the Mashpee Wampanoag Indian tribe’s efforts to open a casino fall through.

12/05/2012

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