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New Deadlines Set For Region C Casino

State gambling regulators have set new application deadlines for Massachusetts' third and final resort casino license.

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission announced Friday that initial applications for the southeastern region, which is centered near Fall River and New Bedford, will be due Jan

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Mass. Regulators Want to Limit How Much Gamblers Spend At Casinos

Casino companies are voicing strong concerns about a plan by state gambling regulators to limit the time and money gamblers spend at casinos.

Representatives from Wynn Resorts, MGM Resorts International and Penn National Gaming all said they support finding innovative ways to prevent gambling addiction

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Casino Companies To Begin Payments This Month

Gambling money will begin flowing into local government coffers in earnest now that the state's casino law survived an Election Day repeal effort.

In the coming weeks, MGM says it will make more than $1 million in community payments to Springfield, where it is building an $800 million resort

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Entrance to Whaling City Golf Course.  Photo by Taylor Cormier / TSM
Entrance to Whaling City Golf Course. Photo by Taylor Cormier / TSM

Whaling City Golf Course Again Eyed By Casino Developers

There is again speculation about the city-owned Whaling City Golf Course being home to a resort casino.

An attorney for the city has informed the State Gaming Commission that one of the sites being considered for casino development in New Bedford is owned by the city

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Spending On Casino Question Exceeds $15 Milliion

Casino companies and their supporters spent nearly $14 million in their successful campaign to defeat a ballot question on repealing the state’s casino law.

Campaign filings submitted this week show more than half of that spending — $7

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Did You Hear About The New Products At The SEMA Car Show In Vegas? [VIDEO]

I am still waiting for a car that comes equipped with its own Keurig machine to help me get started in the morning, but recently Kasey and I had a chance to talk to Micah Muzio at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas. Micah is the managing editor for Kelley Blue Book.

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Gaming Panel Delays Application Process For Southeastern Mass. Casino

The Mass. Gaming Commission has again delayed action on a casino license for Southeastern Massachusetts.

The Commission voted on Thursday to extend the deadline for accepting applications to February 1st, in the interest of increased competition

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Voters Turn Back Repeal Of Casino Law

Casino gambling is coming to Massachusetts.

Voters on Tuesday rejected a ballot question that would have repealed the 2011 state law that allows for up to three regional resort casinos and a single slots parlor

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Casino worker Tyronne Connell speaks in New Bedford / Jim Phillips / TSM
Casino worker Tyronne Connell speaks in New Bedford / Jim Phillips / TSM

“Vote No On Question 3″ Campaign Brings Message To New Bedford

The casino industry is spending big money to defeat Question Three in Massachusetts next month.

The Vote No on Question Three campaign stopped in Downtown New Bedford on Thursday, offering a series of speakers from New York, Detroit, and Springfield to discuss the impact of casinos in their community

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Newport Backs Private Lawsuit On Casino Referendum

Newport's City Council has voted unanimously to support a lawsuit of three city residents who insist the Nov. 4 referendum on gambling expansion at Newport Grand is unconstitutional.

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