The much-awaited Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court decision concerning casinos came down Tuesday morning. The court ruled unanimously to allow a question on the November ballot, asking voters if they want to repeal the state’s casino law.
Casino opponents gathered outside the John Adams Courthouse Monday morning, calling on the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court to allow a proposed repeal of the state’s expanded gambling law to appear on the November ballot.
Justices will decide whether a ballot question repealing the state’s casino law can appear on the November ballot.
Maura Healey’s statement puts her at odds with her former boss, Attorney General Martha Coakley.
A Boston Business Journal reporter joined us to discuss the story.
MGM’s plans to build a casino in Springfield took another step forward yesterday as the gaming commission gave a green light to hold an operating license Next up for MGM is to negotiate agreements
An anti-casino group is calling for the suspension of all casino referendum votes in Massachusetts, including next week’s scheduled vote in Springfield.
A regulation that could allow some potential casino host communities in Massachusetts to approve proposed casinos ahead of the state’s gaming commission’s schedule was released for public comment T
Four companies vying for a single casino license in western Massachusetts are negotiating agreements with host communities in time for voter referendums later this year.
Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno was on Beacon Hill Tuesday testifying in favor of a bill in the Massachusetts Senate that would allow municipalities to raise property taxes on future casino develop
The Massachusetts Gaming Commission made new commitments this week to communities adjacent to potential casino sites.
Springfield City Council members met publicly with the city’s hired casino consultants Tuesday night to discuss two casino proposals in the city.
Penn National Gaming and MGM Resorts, two casino companies vying for a casino license in Springfield, met the city’s second phase application deadline Thursday.
There may be a new entry from Canada in the sweepstakes for a gambling license in Massachusetts.
Another casino developer has jumped into the fray to obtain the sole gambling license for Western Massachusetts.