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Roman Catholic Bishops Support Casino Law Repeal

Roman Catholic leaders in Massachusetts are urging residents to vote in favor of November's ballot question to repeal the state's casino law.

Boston Cardinal Sean O'Malley, Worcester Bishop Robert McManus, Springfield Bishop Mitchell Rozanski and Rev

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Gambling Regulators Resume Boston Casino Talks

State gambling regulators will resume discussions on awarding the lucrative Boston-area casino license to either Wynn Resorts or Mohegan Sun.

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission will reconvene Monday at 11 a

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John Tlumacki/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

Gambling Regulators To Select Boston-Area Casino

State gambling regulators preparing to award the lucrative Boston-area casino license say Wynn Resorts shows a far stronger balance sheet in support of its $1.6 billion casino in Everett while Mohegan Sun has submitted a stronger overall design for its proposed $1

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Photo: Stephen Crosby, Chairman Mass Gaming Commission
Photo: Stephen Crosby, Chairman Mass Gaming Commission

Gambling Regulators To Select Boston-Area Casino

State gambling regulators are set to begin deliberations on awarding the lucrative Boston-area casino license.

The choices are down to Mohegan Sun's $1.3 billion resort plan for the Suffolk Downs horse racing track in Revere, and Wynn Resort's $1

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Plainridge Park rendering

Penn National Marking Milestone In Casino Project

Penn National Gaming is marking a milestone in its $225 million casino project at Plainridge harness racing track in Plainville.

The Wyomissing, Penn.-based gambling company says local politicians, business leaders and labor union officials will be on hand Wednesday morning for a ``final beam raising'' ceremony marking the completion of the building's structural steel shell

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Federal Court To Hear Patrick Appeal On Aquinnah Wampanoag Gambling

A federal court is taking up the Patrick administration's lawsuit challenging the Aquinnah Wampanoag tribe's plan to build a gambling hall on Martha's Vineyard on Wednesday. Tribe officials say federal law allows them to turn their unfinished community center into a bingo and poker hall

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MGM Finalizes Purchase Of Two Springfield Properties

MGM Resorts International has taken ownership of two historic city-owned properties as it plans to build an $800 million casino in downtown Springfield.

City and casino officials confirmed Friday that the Las Vegas-based casino giant closed on the former Zanetti School and the Armory building Thursday

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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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