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Penn National Gaming Will Test New System To Limit Betting

Penn National Gaming will test a new system to help gamblers set limits on their betting at the slot parlor it is building in Plainville.

The voluntary ``play management'' system would allow gamblers to set a dollar amount they intend to spend during a single session, day or month

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Mass. Regulators Want to Limit How Much Gamblers Spend At Casinos

Casino companies are voicing strong concerns about a plan by state gambling regulators to limit the time and money gamblers spend at casinos.

Representatives from Wynn Resorts, MGM Resorts International and Penn National Gaming all said they support finding innovative ways to prevent gambling addiction

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Casino Companies To Begin Payments This Month

Gambling money will begin flowing into local government coffers in earnest now that the state's casino law survived an Election Day repeal effort.

In the coming weeks, MGM says it will make more than $1 million in community payments to Springfield, where it is building an $800 million resort

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Spending On Casino Question Exceeds $15 Milliion

Casino companies and their supporters spent nearly $14 million in their successful campaign to defeat a ballot question on repealing the state’s casino law.

Campaign filings submitted this week show more than half of that spending — $7

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Pro-Casino Group Ramps Up Camaign Spending

A casino-financed group seeking to defeat November's ballot question to repeal the state's gambling law is ramping up its campaign spending.

The Coalition to Protect Massachusetts Jobs spent $702,000 from Sept

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Anti-Casino Activists And Casino Proponents Agree To Debate

Anti-casino activists are calling on the state's top lawmakers and executives from the three casino companies that have won state gambling licenses to a political debate.

The Repeal the Casino Deal group proposed on Wednesday a series of ``independent, media-sponsored'' debates between now and the Nov

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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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