Penn National casino company has a month to pay the $25 million license fee. That’s quite a price tag given a proposed ballot question seeks to roll back Massachusetts’ casino law.
Leominster’s proposed slots parlor narrowly lost to a proposed slots casino in Plainville. Two of the five commissioners on the state gaming board supported the proposal in the north-central Massachusetts city.
It was a strong day for Leominster during a hearing before casino regulators. The central Massachusetts city is among three communities vying to host a slots parlor.
A proposal from Leominster received praise from the panel for its design and finances. But Commissioner James McHugh raised one red flag.
Later this week, the Massachusetts Gaming Commission is expected to announce the location of a slot machine parlor. It will be the first casino license awarded by the board and a central Massachusetts city is in the running.
Voters in Leominster have given their approval to a proposed slots parlor in the city.
While Boston went to the polls to narrow their field of mayoral contenders, other pockets of Massachusetts also cast ballots Tuesday.
Voters in the Worcester County city of Leominster will cast ballots Tuesday on a slots casino bid.