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Developer Discussing New Bedford Casino With Foxwoods

Developers of a proposed resort casino in Massachusetts on the New Bedford waterfront say Foxwoods is among the gambling companies they are in discussions with to operate the facility.

Former NBA commissioner David Stern, an adviser to KG Urban Enterprises, told Massachusetts regulators Thursday that the company requests a 60-day extension to complete negotiations

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Mohegan Sun Joins Boston Casino Suit, Criticizes Wynn Award

Mohegan Sun is suing state gambling regulators over their decision to award the Boston-area casino license to a rival.

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Four Groups Vying For Southeastern Mass. Casino License

Prospective casino operators are facing a Jan. 30 deadline to apply for Massachusetts' final gambling license.

The state Gaming Commission says its staff hopes to meet privately with at least three groups ahead of the deadline: Mass Gaming & Entertainment, Seafan Trust Corp. an

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Boston Sues Gaming Panel Over Casino Location

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh has filed suit against the Massachusetts Gaming Commission, arguing Charlestown residents should have a vote on a $1.6 billion casino planned by Wynn Resorts in nearby Everett

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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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City Council Questioning Casino Negotiations

The New Bedford City Council is once again asking Mayor Jon Mitchell about his intentions on a waterfront casino.

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New Bedford Responds to Casino Developer’s Demands

Neither side is budging when it comes to an apparent stand-off between the City of New Bedford and KG Urban Enterprises.

KG Urban representatives are urging Mayor Jon Mitchell to endorse their proposal for a casino at the Canon Street Power Station

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MGM Pays $85 Million License Fee To Massachusetts

MGM has paid Massachusetts a required $85 million gambling licensing fee for its $800 million Springfield casino.

The state Gaming Commission announced that the Las Vegas-based company electronically submitted the payment for its 15-year license on Monday

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State Election Results

Here's the results of Tuesday's State Election In Massachusetts as of 2:20am.

^U.S. Senate
2,148 of 2,173 precincts - 99 percent
x-Ed Markey, Dem (i) 1,268,429 - 62 percent
Brian Herr, GOP 775,241 - 38 percent
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^Governor
2,148 of 2,173 precincts - 99 percent
x-Charlie Baker, GOP 1,023,674 - 48 percent
Martha Coakley, Dem 988,061 - 47 percent
Evan Falchuk, Uni 70,383 - 3 percent
Scott Lively, Ind 18,877 - 1 percent
Jeff McCormick, Ind 15,878 - 1 percent
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Former CT Congressman: Casinos Not a Good Bet

Former congressman turned author Bob Steele of Connecticut makes no bones about it: he's opposed to casino gambling and the impact it has on people and the communities where they're located.

Speaking with WBSM's Taylor Cormier, Steele said the nation's most successful casinos, Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun, are now facing tough times

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