The gambling board dismissed a request by the City of Boston to delay the process of awarding a casino license until after the November election.
Two initiatives sponsored by union nurses and a referendum to repeal Massachusetts’ casino could be headed for the ballot.
Some residents are hopeful about economic recovery; others warn against potential problems.
After a recount Tuesday, the vote against a Mohegan Sun casino in Palmer, Massachusetts remains virtually unchanged.
A pro-casino group in Palmer, Massachusetts, is disappointed that a recount of the casino referendum won’t happen until November 26th.
Late last week in Springfield, the ballot question language for the proposed MGM Resorts casino was sent to voters, ahead of the referendum set for July 16th.
The agreement signed by Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno and MGM Resorts this week is now before the city council. If it passes, it could go to voters in a city-wide referendum in mid-July.
Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno and MGM Resorts International officially signed a host community agreement for a proposed casino Wednesday.
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
For the first time, Puerto Rico, a territory of the United States since 1898, approved a referendum in Tuesday’s election to become the nation’s 51st state.