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Application Deadline Pushed Back For Region C Casino

The state Gaming Commission now says it will push back the next deadline for casino applications in the Fall River-New Bedford area to at least late September.

At a meeting at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston on Thursday, the Commission pushed back an application deadline in Southeastern Massachusetts from July 23rd to at least Sept

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Penn National Makes $25 Million Payment To State

The state's decision to welcome casino gambling to Massachusetts is beginning to pay off.
 
    On Friday, Penn National Gaming announced it has submitted an electronic payment of $25 million to the state for the Plainridge Park Casino gambling license

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Construction To Begin For Slots Parlor

The company that was awarded a license for the state's first and only slots parlor says it is ready to start construction on the facility.
 
    Penn National Gaming announced on Monday it planned to hold a groundbreaking ceremony on Friday at the Plainridge harness race track in Plainville

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Mass. Gaming Commission Selects Plainville As Slots Parlor Site

 

Massachusetts gambling regulators have chosen Plainville to be the site of the state's first and only slots parlor.
 
    The state gaming commission voted 3-2 on Thursday to offer the slots parlor license, with conditions, to Penn National Gaming, which plans to operate the facility at the Plainridge harness racetrack.
 

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Gaming Commission Begins Review Of Slots Parlor Applicants

Massachusetts gambling regulators have opened deliberations on the state's first and only slots parlor license.
 
    The gambling commission convened a meeting on Tuesday to discuss building and site design and finance, two of the five major criteria being used to evaluate three proposals

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Three Companies Apply For Mass. Slots Parlor License

Three companies have formally applied to the Massachusetts Gaming Commission to operate a slots parlor.
 
    The 236-page application forms were due on Friday. The panel has scheduled a hearing on the three proposals for Monday

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TSM - Rendering of KG Urban Enterprises proposed waterfront casino in New Bedford.
TSM - Rendering of KG Urban Enterprises proposed waterfront casino in New Bedford.

KG Urban Enterprises Only Applicant For Southeastern Mass. Casino

 

The casino picture in southeastern Massachusetts remains fuzzy after a deadline passed for commercial developers to file preliminary applications with the state gambling commission.
 
    KG Urban Enterprises was the only firm that filed papers along with the required $400,000 application fee in advance of Monday's deadline. The

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KG Urban Seeks “Level Playing Field” In Casino Application Process

 A company hoping to build a casino in New Bedford says it's seeking a level playing field as it prepares to apply for a license from the state gambling commission.
 
    In a brief filed in federal court Monday, KG Urban Enterprises says the commission should be ordered to select a casino operator in southeastern Massachusetts the same way as everywhere else

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photo - Mass. Gaming Commission Chairman Stephen Crosby
photo - Mass. Gaming Commission Chairman Stephen Crosby

Gaming Commission Sets Application Deadline For So. Mass. Casino

The state's Gambling Commission has set a Sept. 30 deadline for commercial developers seeking a casino license in Southeastern Massachusetts to submit applications. 

Under a timetable set by the panel on Thursday, companies will have until that date to submit a preliminary application along with a $400,000 application fee

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Gaming Commission Hires “Compulsive” Gambling Expert

The state Gaming Commission is hiring its first expert on problem gambling.

Mark Vander Linden of the Iowa Department of Public Health has been hired to head the panel's efforts to combat compulsive gambling as the state moves to open casinos in several different locations

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