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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.

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

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

Gaming Commission Opens Door for More Bidders In S.E Mass.

The state's gambling commission has voted to allow failed applicants for casino licenses in eastern or western Massachusetts the opportunity to compete for the sole license in southeastern Massachusetts

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

Gaming Panel Opens Casino Process in S.E. Mass. To Commercial Developers

The state gaming commission has voted to open the door for commercial developers to apply for casino licenses in southeastern Massachusetts, a region reserved until now for a federally-recognized Indian tribe

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Gaming Commission To Vote On Opening Southeast Region To Commercial Developers

 

The Mass. Gaming Commission is meeting Thursday, and is expected to vote on whether to allow commercial developers to bid on the casino license for Southeastern Massachusetts. 

The State's casino bill calls for a Native American tribe to have first preference in bringing a casino to this region. 

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Casino Panels Weighs Opening SE Mass. License

The state's gaming commission could soon make a major decision affecting the future of casino gambling in southeastern Massachusetts.
 
    At issue is whether to allow commercial developers to pursue the sole casino license allowed in the region under the state's 2011 gambling law

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Gaming Commission Chair Stephen Crosby - Getty Images

Gaming Commission Set To Approve Commercial Developers For Southeast Region

The state gambling commission appears poised to end the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe's exclusive right to develop a casino in southeastern Massachusetts.
 
    But the Massachusetts Gaming Commission declined to vote Tuesday on opening up the region to bids from commercial casino developers

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