The first gambling facility in Massachusetts will open on Wednesday in Plainville, over three years after lawmakers legalized casino gaming. Massachusetts is about to begin learning about the advantages and disadvantages of expanded gaming.
Whether or not he’s in Plainville for the big unveiling, the governor is relying on those machines to bring in state revenue.
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.
Some voters in Massachusetts go to the polls Tuesday for special elections and gambling referendums.