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Slot Machines

Patrick says he'll back slots if other bills pass

Gov. Deval Patrick says he will consider allowing slot machines as part of expanded gambling in Massachusetts if the Legislature begins approving other stalled bills.

07/29/2010

Deadline looming for final casino bill

Massachusetts House and Senate negotiators are telling their staff to begin work drafting a final casino bill even though they’ve yet to break a logjam on the most critical issues dividing the two legislative bodies.

07/29/2010

Tensions Rise..Time Running Short…OMG !

     Do you believe this?      It’s true, the newspaper headlines are screaming….”tensions are rising”, “time is running short”, both sides are preparing to do battle”, “House and Senate leaders are puzzled.”   All of this  over […]

07/23/2010

Racino stalemate

WBZ’s Ed Walsh talks with the “Dean” of the Massachusetts House, Bridgewater Democrat David Flynn, about the future of slot machines at Bay State tracks.

07/23/2010

Some mayors back slots-at-tracks proposal

A dozen Massachusetts mayors wrote to House Speaker Robert DeLeo on Tuesday to voice their support for his expanded gambling plan that includes adding slot machines at the state’s racetracks.

07/20/2010

Lawmakers still working toward compromise casino bill

WBZ’s Ed Walsh moderates our virtual political roundtable.

07/20/2010

Gov.: Casino compromise in the works

  The legislative session ends at the end of the month and because the governor needs ten days to consider a bill, it’s coming down to the wire for passage of a casino bill this […]

07/15/2010

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