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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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Groups Spending Millions On Ballot Questions

Casino companies that have won licenses in Massachusetts have donated $4.5 million this month to a group fighting repeal of the state's gambling law.

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Mass. Casino Debate Continues

A group of Massachusetts mayors and town executives are questioning a study released last week by anti-casino activists that claimed casinos would reduce city and town profits from the state lottery

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Pro-Casino Group Ramps Up Camaign Spending

A casino-financed group seeking to defeat November's ballot question to repeal the state's gambling law is ramping up its campaign spending.

The Coalition to Protect Massachusetts Jobs spent $702,000 from Sept

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More On Suffolk Downs Closing

New England's only thoroughbred horse racing track has told its workers it will close by the end of the year because Mohegan Sun did not win a state license for a resort casino at Suffolk Downs.

Chip Tuttle, Suffolk Downs' chief operating officer, said workers were told Wednesday that the live horse racing season that ends Sept

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Anti-Casino Activists And Casino Proponents Agree To Debate

Anti-casino activists are calling on the state's top lawmakers and executives from the three casino companies that have won state gambling licenses to a political debate.

The Repeal the Casino Deal group proposed on Wednesday a series of ``independent, media-sponsored'' debates between now and the Nov

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Wynn Resorts Wins Boston License, Suffolk Downs To Close

Wynn Resorts has bested Mohegan Sun for the lucrative Boston-area casino license.

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission voted Tuesday afternoon to award the license to the Las Vegas casino giant for its proposed $1

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Wynn Resorts Appears To Have Upper Hand For Boston Casino License

Wynn Resorts appears to have a strong advantage over Mohegan Sun in the fierce competition for the Boston-area casino license, even as the Las Vegas gambling giant pushes back against some requirements state regulators are seeking to impose if it is to win the license

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Pro-Casino Group Raises $1.8 Million To Oppose Repeal

Political campaigns on both sides of the casino debate have filed their first finance reports with the state.

The Committee to Protect Massachusetts Jobs, which wants to defeat a November ballot question to repeal the state's casino law, reported Friday nearly $1

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