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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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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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