casinos

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...
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...
Mass. Casino Debate Continues
A group of Massachusetts mayors and town executives are questioning a study released last week by anti-casino activists that claimed casinos would reduce city and town profits from the state lottery.
Everett Mayor Carlo DeMaria, Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno and Plainville Town Administrator Joseph…
State’s Highest Court Says Vote On Casinos Can Go Forward
Massachusetts' highest court says voters can decide the fate of the state's casino gambling law. The Supreme Judicial Court ruled Tuesday that a question calling for repeal of the 2011 law can be on the November ballot. The ruling overturns Attorney General Martha Coakley's finding that the proposed…
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...
Protect Your Home From a Casino
Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley has asked state gambling regulators to bar casinos from placing liens on the homes of people with unpaid gambling debts.
The Boston Globe reports that Coakley, in a letter to the Massachusetts Gaming Commission on Monday wrote, "Protecting against pr…

Load More Articles