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Mass. Casinos

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Keller @ Large: Casinos No Longer A Sure Bet For Mass.

Any day now, the state Supreme Judicial Court will issue its ruling on the legality of the initiative petition to stop casinos from coming to Massachusetts.

06/10/2014

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Gambling Regulator To Lawmakers: Revise Casino Law

Before the legislature breaks for summer, Massachusetts’ top gambling regulator wants lawmakers to address parts of the 2011 casino law dealing with hiring and income tax collection.

06/01/2014

A rendering of what Wynn Everett could look like. (Credit: WBZ NewsRadio 1030's Bernice Corpuz)

Panel: Wynn Resorts Suitable To Open Everett Casino

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission’s investigative unit has found Wynn Resorts suitable to open a resort casino in Everett.

12/16/2013

Casino supporters hold a demonstration at Suffolk Downs in Revere on Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013. (Credit: WBZ-TV)

State Gambling Commission Authorizes New Casino Vote In Revere

State gambling regulators have adopted a plan that would allow Mohegan Sun to pursue a proposed resort casino on land owned by Suffolk Downs in Revere, pending the results of a second vote by Revere residents.

12/10/2013

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Panel Considers Casino Firms’ Macau Dealings

Few Massachusetts residents may be familiar with Macau, but the Chinese administrative region that has become the most lucrative gambling market in the world has caught the eye of state regulators as they complete background checks on two casino companies.

12/08/2013

Suffolk Downs. (WBZ-TV)

Mass. Gaming Panel Delays Vote On Revere Casino Bid

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission has delayed a final vote on whether to allow Suffolk Downs and Mohegan Sun to pursue a Revere-only casino, but a majority of the panel appears to be leaning toward removing one key potential obstacle.

12/03/2013

Artist rendering of proposed Mohegan Sun casino in Revere. (Mohegan Sun Photo)

Revere Debates Zoning Changes To Allow Mohegan Sun Casino

Revere is negotiating a brand new host community agreement with Suffolk Downs that would bring a billion dollar resort casino to the city.

12/02/2013

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Recount Confirms Defeat Of Mass. Casino Proposal

A recount has confirmed the defeat of Mohegan Sun’s bid for a resort casino in the town of Palmer.

11/26/2013

Milford residents rally for and against a casino. (WBZ-TV)

Patrick: State Casino Law Working As Designed

With another community saying no to casinos, Governor Deval Patrick says the state’s casino law is working as it was designed.

11/20/2013

Milford residents rally for and against a casino. (WBZ-TV)

Foxwoods Group Has Mass. Casino Finance Deal

A group led by Foxwoods announced Friday that it had reached a deal to help finance its proposed $1 billion resort casino in Massachusetts, hours after being told by state gambling regulators that additional financing was one of several conditions it must meet to continue its pursuit of a gambling license.

11/16/2013

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