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Another Casino to Close In Atlantic City

Atlantic City's Revel Casino is shutting its doors next month after failing to find a buyer in bankruptcy court.

Revel was supposed to be the crown jewel of Atlantic City when it opened in April 2012 but never managed to make a dime after turning off seniors by refusing to offer buffets and bus deals

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Penn National Gaming Moves Ahead With Slot Parlor Construction

Plans to open the state’s first slot parlor are moving forward at a harness racing track near the Rhode Island state line despite a vote in three months on whether to repeal Massachusetts’ 2011 casino law, which made the project possible

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Mass. Agencies Sign Agreement To Address Problem Gamblers

Massachusetts gambling regulators have signed an agreement with the state's health and human services agency to address problem gambling.

The agreement, which was finalized Thursday, requires the state Gaming Commission and Executive Office of Health and Human Services to work together to ensure proper use of a public health fund created by the state's 2011 casino law

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Candidate for Governor Steve Grossman (L) touring new construction at St. Lukes Hospital. Jim Phillips / TSM
Candidate for Governor Steve Grossman (L) touring new construction at St. Lukes Hospital. Jim Phillips / TSM

Grossman Says SJC Decision “Right Thing To Do”

State Treasurer and Democratic candidate for Governor Steve Grossman made several stops on the Southcoast Wednesday, highlighting advanced manufacturing and health care in the region.

During a stop at St

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Reaction Rolling In To SJC Decision

Reaction is pouring in after the state's highest court ruled that a question seeking to repeal the Massachusetts casino gambling law could appear on the November state ballot.

Repeal advocates gathered in front of the State House Tuesday afternoon

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Gaming Commission Chair Stephen Crosby.  Photo by Yoon S. Byun/The Boston Globe via Getty Images
Gaming Commission Chair Stephen Crosby. Photo by Yoon S. Byun/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

What’s Next For Casino Gambling In Massachusetts

With the western region settled, state gambling regulators turn their full attention to the two remaining casino licenses in the eastern and southeastern regions.

This month, the two competing proposals for the eastern license will be aired at public hearings in their respective communities

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State’s First Casino License Goes To MGM-Springfield

MGM Springfield has been named state's first official casino operator, capping a more than two year process that saw at least four rival plans in western Massachusetts fall by the wayside.

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission voted unanimously Friday at the MassMutual Center to approve a deal granting MGM the license, but providing it temporary relief from an $85 million state licensing fee

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Mitchell Supports A Casino Referendum In November

Mayor Jon Mitchell is pushing for a casino referendum on the November ballot.  The Mayor also favors moving the deadline for applications for a Southeastern Mass. casino to sometime after the November state election

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Mass. Gaming Commission Chairman Stephen Crosby.  Photo by Yoon S. Byun/The Boston Globe via Getty Images
Mass. Gaming Commission Chairman Stephen Crosby. Photo by Yoon S. Byun/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

Another Delay Considered For Southeastern Mass. Casino

State gambling officials are concerned Massachusetts won't see any viable casino proposals emerge in the Fall River/New Bedford area and are considering delaying the licensing process another six months

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MGM Comes Up A Winner

MGM will be named Massachusetts' first casino operator but won't have to immediately pay millions of dollars in state fees and other payments that come due under law.

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission agreed in principle on Wednesday to delay the upcoming payments until a decision by the state's highest court whether to allow a voter referendum that could repeal the state's casino law on the November ballot

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