Massachusetts Gaming Commission
The Massachusetts Gaming Commission says it may have to push back the timetable for awarding the sole eastern Massachusetts resort casino license.
Costly airfares, luxury hotels and expensive meals out on the town; the cost of the state’s Gaming Commission is adding up.
An overflow crowd packed the Boston convention center on Wednesday to hear Mohegan Sun and Wynn Resorts make high-powered pitches.
Three companies seeking state licenses to build resort casinos in Massachusetts have filed final applications with the state gaming commission.
State gambling regulators have cleared Wynn Resorts to pursue a proposed $1.2 billion resort casino in Everett.
The state’s gambling commission has cleared the way for MGM Resorts to pursue a casino in Springfield.
The investigative arm of the state’s gambling commission is recommending that MGM Resorts International be found suitable to proceed with a bid for a casino in downtown Springfield, with certain conditions.
When Massachusetts lawmakers legalized casino gambling, they took pains to ensure that casinos would not be built in places where they weren’t wanted or operated by the ethically challenged.
Officials of the Suffolk Downs thoroughbred race track told state gambling regulators on Tuesday that it is in discussions with several potential casino operators but may not have one in place before host community votes scheduled for next week.
The compact calls for the tribe to pay 17 percent of gaming proceeds to the state if its proposed Taunton casino is the only gambling facility in southeastern Massachusetts.