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Brockton Casino Deal Advances

Brockton Mayor Bill Carpenter has announced an agreement with Mass. Gaming and Entertainment to allow construction of a casino on the Brockton Fairgrounds, owned by businessman George Carney.

The Enterprise is reporting that the host agreement calls for Brockton to receive at least $10 million dollars annually, along with a host of other benefits

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Super Bowl XLIX Prop Bet Highlights

Gatorade colors, coin tosses and the national anthem. See how the wackiest ways to bet your money unfolded.

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Chicago-Based Gaming Firm Eyes Brockton Fairgrounds For Casino

A gambling company looking to develop a resort at the Brockton Fairgrounds has applied for the final casino license in Massachusetts.

A spokeswoman for Mass Gaming & Entertainment, an affiliate of Chicago-based Rush Street Gaming, confirmed that an initial application was filed before Friday's 5 p.m.

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Effort Underway To Clarify Casino ATM Placement

A state lawmaker wants to clarify where banks can place ATMs in the state's newly-licensed casinos.

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2014 Top Stories – Voters Back Casinos

Massachusetts voters in November rejected a bid to repeal the state's Casino Law that calls for construction of three resort casinos and a slots parlor in the Commonwealth. Licenses for two casinos and the slots parlor have already been awarded

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Penn National Gaming Will Test New System To Limit Betting

Penn National Gaming will test a new system to help gamblers set limits on their betting at the slot parlor it is building in Plainville.

The voluntary ``play management'' system would allow gamblers to set a dollar amount they intend to spend during a single session, day or month

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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

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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