A recount has confirmed the defeat of Mohegan Sun’s bid for a resort casino in the town of Palmer.
A real estate firm says Mohegan Sun is trying to end an exclusive casino agreement in Palmer while continuing to lease a 152-acre site in the town.
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.
Mohegan Sun has asked for a recount after voters in Palmer narrowly rejected its plan for a $1 billion resort casino in the central Massachusetts town.
Tuesday’s votes won’t end the debate over casino gambling in Massachusetts. Both Suffolk Downs and Mohegan Sun say they’re hopeful they can save their plans to apply for one of the gaming licenses being made available by the state gaming commission.
Mohegan Sun says it plans to ask for a recount after voters in Palmer narrowly rejected its plan for a $1 billion resort casino and entertainment complex in the central Massachusetts town.
The Mass. Pike In Palmer was shut down after a flatbed truck crashed and caught on fire Tuesday morning.
Voters in three Massachusetts communities are heading to the polls to help decide the fate of two proposed casinos.
The state gambling commission has cleared Mohegan Sun to bid for the sole resort casino license in western Massachusetts.
The family of slain teenager Molly Bish is hoping that some evidence in the unsolved killing turns up at the site of a racetrack being built in Palmer.