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State Postpones Casino Commercial Developer Vote

Commercial developers looking to get in on the casino game are going to have to wait another three months before the state even considers allowing them to bid on a license.

The panel that oversees the state's casino gambling law postponed a vote Tuesday that, if approved, would have allowed commercial developers the opportunity to competitively bid for a casino license in Southeastern Massachusetts

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Gambling Commission To Accept Applications From Commercial Developrs For Casino In Southern Massachusetts

The state panel overseeing casino gambling in has agreed to accept preliminary applications from commercial casino developers in southeastern Massachusetts.

The state's year-old casino law gives preference in that region to a federally-recognized Indian tribe

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Red Tape Continues To Stall Massachusetts Casino

So how long has it been that we voted yes to allowing casino's in Massachussetts? Once again the red tape in the state has stalled any progress for a casino to be built.

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Ameristar Ends Casino Bid in Springfield

One of the three companies that had been pursuing a casino license in Springfield is dropping out of the race.

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Casino Plan In Everett

Everett's mayor says Las Vegas casino magnate Steve Wynn is taking a look at his Boston-area city for a resort casino.

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Anti-Casino Ad Campaign Launched

A Westport woman has launched a newspaper campaign against passage of casino questions on Rhode Island's ballot next week. 

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Massacusetts Casino Application Process Begins

What promises to be a lengthy vetting process for would-be Massachusetts casino developers has officially begun.

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Massachusetts Governor Patrick “Frustrated” By Fed’s Ruling On Taunton Casino Compact

 

Gov. Deval Patrick calls 'very frustrating' the federal government's rejection of a casino compact the state had reached with the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe. 

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Feds Reject Proposed Taunton Casino Compact With Massachusetts

The Mashpee Wampanaog tribe has suffered a major setback in its bid to build a resort casino in Taunton.

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State Rep. Orrall Seeks Mitigation for Casino Neighbors

State Representative Keiko Orrall is looking for some sort of compensation for communities that will be subjected to a nearby casino.

The Lakeville representative is firing off two letters to the Federal Bureau of Indian Affairs, voicing her concerns over mitigation for other Southeastern communities who will be faced with the reality of a proposed tribal casino in neighboring Taunton

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