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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

Mass. Gaming Chair Crosby Unsure of Region C’s Future

When KG Urban withdrew their plans for a New Bedford casino, Brockton was left as the only remaining candidate for the Region C casino license.

Thursday, the Massachusetts Gaming Commission decided to stick with the previously established September deadline before entering applications into Phase Two

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Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

With Casino Deal Dead, City Looks at Other Uses for Former NStar Site

The New Bedford Economic Development Council is not taking a break to mourn the loss of a casino deal in the city.

Executive Director Derek Santos says the Council will continue to look at potential u

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Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

Officials Mull Future After New Bedford Casino Plan Scrapped

BOSTON (AP) _ Massachusetts gambling regulators are weighing what to do next now that developers of a proposed New Bedford casino abruptly dropped out of the competition.

The state Gaming Commission met Thursday after New York-based developers KG Urban Enterprises notified them late Wednesday that they were withdrawing their plans for a $650 million Foxwoods-operated casino because of an inability to secure financing.

The five-mem

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Credit: Mass Gaming Commission Twitter Feed
Credit: Mass Gaming Commission Twitter Feed

Commission Accepts KG Urban Withdrawal

KG Urban's efforts to obtain a Region C Casino license officially came to an end on Thursday when the Massachusetts Gaming Commission voted 5-0 to accept the company's letter to withdraw from the process.

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Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images

Blame Game Begins As New Bedford Casino Plan Dies

Count the casino as the latest broken promise to the City of New Bedford.

In a letter to the Massachusetts Gaming Commission Wednesday, KG Urban Enterprises CEO Barry Gosin rescinded the firm's application for the remaining casino license, dashing all hopes of a casino on New Befdord's waterfront

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Kostow Greenwood Architects LLP
Kostow Greenwood Architects LLP

New Bedford Casino Proposal is Dead

The plan to build a $650 million casino on New Bedford's waterfront has been scrapped by the developer.

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Win McNamee/Getty Images

Town Trying To Block Construction Of Martha’s Vineyard Casino

BOSTON (AP) _ A casino fight is brewing on bucolic Martha's Vineyard.

The town of Aquinnah filed a request for a temporary restraining order Tuesday that would compel the Aquinnah Wampanoag tribe to stop construction of a gambling hall on the famous resort island.

Tribe member

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Region C Application Moves Along

KG Urban's application to build a waterfront casino in New Bedford continues to move along.

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Fairhaven Selectman Talks Surrounding Community Agreements

Now that New Bedford voters have given their approval to a Host Community Agreement for a proposed waterfront casino, the next phase will involve reaching similar agreements with surrounding communities like Fairhaven.

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Fairhaven To Partake In Casino Impact Report

With the casino in New Bedford approved, surrounding communities are starting to wonder how they'll be effected.

That's why on Monday, the Fairhaven Board of Selectmen voted to conduct an "impact report" by the Massachusetts Gaming Commission

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