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Gaming Commission Chair Stephen Crosby / Photo by Yoon S. Byun/The Boston Globe via Getty Images
Gaming Commission Chair Stephen Crosby / Photo by Yoon S. Byun/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

Gaming Commission To KG Urban: No More Delays

Representatives from KG Urban Enterprises were given the green light Thursday by state regulators to move forward with their plans for a waterfront casino in New Bedford.

The approval however is contingent on providing more financial data to the state Gaming Commission within the next two weeks

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Kostow Greenwood Architects LLP

KG Urban Secures Financing For New Bedford Casino

A spokesman for KG Urban Enterprises says the developer has secured financing to continue pursuing a casino license in southeastern Massachusetts.
“KG  today submitted documents to the Commission confirming that we have secured a financing package for the project that  combines funding from a development partner, and equity financing from KG’s own principals

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Bloomberg via Getty Images

Mitchell Confident K-G Urban Will Line Up Casino Financing

K-G Urban Enterprises is continuing to line up financing for its proposed waterfront casino in New Bedford.

Speaking on his weekly radio program Wednesday, Mayor Jon Mitchell says he's spoken with K-G representatives, and has gotten some positive vibes

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Kostow Greenwood Architects LLP
Kostow Greenwood Architects LLP

New Bedford Casino Vote Slated For June

New Bedford voters will decide the future of the proposed waterfront casino in less than two months.

The City Council approved a June 23 ballot question during Thursday night's meeting with a 10-0 vote.

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Kostow Greenwood Architects LLP
Kostow Greenwood Architects LLP

KG Urban Continues Work To Secure Casino Funding

KG Urban Enterprises is less than one month away from the next crucial deadline in their mission to obtain a casino license. Last month, the Massachusetts Gaming Commission extended the deadline for license application submissions to May 4, giving KG Urban time to acquire funding for the proposed resort casino in New Bedford

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TSM

Councilors Question Casino Host City Agreement

It's a safe bet casino talks will continue for months in New Bedford.

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Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images

Rev. David Lima Rips Casino Plan For New Bedford

When it comes to building a casino in New Bedford, don't expect Reverend David Lima to remain quiet.

Lima, the Executive Minister of the New Bedford Interchurch Council and a long-time casino opponent, says he can understand why the idea of a casino in the Whaling City might be attractive to some

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KG Urban representatives and Mayor Jon Mitchell testify before the Massachusetts Gaming Commission - massgaming.com
KG Urban representatives and Mayor Jon Mitchell testify before the Massachusetts Gaming Commission - massgaming.com

Deadline Extension Granted for New Bedford and Somerset Casino Bids

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission has granted a deadline extension to New Bedford and Somerset.

Commissioners deliberated after hearing testimony from Mayor Jon Mitchell and KG Urban Enterprises representatives, and decided in a 3-2 vote to extend the deadline for Phase One applications to May 4

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Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images

Mitchell: City Supports KG Urban Deadline Extension Request

New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell says the City stands in support of KG Urban Enterprise's request for a Phase One application deadline extension.

The deadline to submit a formal application for a casino license in Southeastern Massachusetts was Monday night, but the City and KG Urban had failed to reach an agreement by then

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Jim Phillips | TSM
Jim Phillips | TSM

New Bedford Councilor Wants City To Stop Dragging Feet On Casino Deal

We're just a few days away from a Region C application deadline set by the Massachusetts Gaming Commission, and no word yet on a deal between New Bedford and KG Urban Enterprises.

Wednesday afternoon, Mayor Jon Mitchell again outlined his points of contention over the developer's proposed waterfront casino on Cannon Street

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