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Martha’s Vineyard Town Wants To Join Gaming Lawsuit

A town on Martha's Vineyard and a local community association want to join the state's lawsuit seeking to block the Aquinnah Wampanoag tribe's plans to build a gambling hall on the island.

In motions filed late Thursday, the town of Aquinnah and the Aquinnah/Gay Head Community Association petitioned to intervene in the state's suit, which is currently in U

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Does Ben Affleck Have A Gambling Problem?

Ben Affleck has allegedly let his love for gambling get the better of him. Star is reporting that the actor has been hitting up casinos near the Detroit, Michigan set of "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" and his habit is reportedly taking a toll on his family.

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KG Urban Drops Tribal Provision Challenge

A developer seeking a resort casino in New Bedford has ended its court challenge of a provision in the state's casino gambling law that gave initial preference to a federally-recognized Indian tribe in southeastern Massachusetts

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Mass. Gets Ready For Slot Parlor Proposals

Three companies have formally applied to the Massachusetts Gaming Commission to operate a slots parlor. The panel has scheduled a hearing on the three proposals for Monday.

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Massachusetts Casino Gambling Deadlines

A pair of deadlines is approaching as the state's casino process moves forward. Commercial developers seeking a resort casino license in the Southeastern Massachusetts region have until the end of the day Monday to submit preliminary applications with the State Gaming Commission.

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Leominster Gives Green Light To Slots Parlor Plan

Leominster voters have said yes to a plan for a $200 million slots parlor. The plan by the Cordish Companies would bring more than 1200 slot machines, two restaurants and a concert hall to a site near interstate 190.

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Mass. Casino Foes Can Proceed With Ballot Question

Casino gambling foes have received a court injunction allowing them to begin collecting signatures to put a question on next year's ballot.  

The group ``Repeal the Casino Deal'' is pushing an initiative that would repeal the 2011 state law that allows up to three casinos and one slots parlor in Massachusetts

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Raynham Voters Approve Slots Parlor

Raynham voters have overwhelmingly endorsed a slots parlor in a town-wide referendum, making the community the first to pass a host agreement required for such a facility under state gambling law.

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Tewksbury Could Get a Slots Parlor

Tewksbury is the latest Massachusetts community being mentioned as a possible home for a gambling facility.

Penn National Gambling announced Thursday that it is discussing with town officials building a $200 million slots parlor on 30 acres near the intersection of Rte 495 and  Rte 133

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Powerball Jackpot Sits At $550 Million

The Powerball jackpot is now over half a billion dollars.  Tomorrow's drawing for an estimated $550 million offers a cash payout of just over $350 million. 

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