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A Report on the Future of Atlantic City (In the Words of "Atlantic City")

How do you regild a city that’s lost its luster? Last month, the New Jersey Governor’s Advisory Commission on Gaming, Sports, and Entertainment released a report attempting to answer that question for Atlantic City. ...more

Odds Continue to Favor the House on Proposed Casino Repeal in Massachusetts

After a summer of no polling on the ballot initiative to repeal the Massachusetts gaming law (Question 3), pollsters announced the results of three polls in the last week of August and the first week of September. All three...more

9/11/2014  /  Casinos

Massachusetts Gaming Commission’s Work Continues with the Evaluation of Eastern Massachusetts Casino Applicants

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission (“Commission”) held two public hearings the week of June 21, 2014 to determine which applicant would be awarded the sole Boston-area casino license. The Commission held its first hearing on...more

New Bedford Casino Developer Drops Legal Challenge to State’s Gaming Law

KG Urban Enterprises, a developer seeking to build a resort casino in New Bedford, dropped its legal challenge over a portion of a Massachusetts casino gambling law that gave initial preference to a federally recognized...more

5/21/2014  /  Casinos , Gambling , Gaming , Gaming Commissions

Massachusetts Gaming Commission Continues Busy Fall Schedule As Application Deadlines Loom

Region C Contenders Have Lingering Process Questions. The Commission held its 77th open public meeting on September 19. Highlights from the meeting included a discussion regarding Region C. Karen Wells, the...more

10/9/2013  /  Gambling , Gaming Commissions

Massachusetts Gaming Commission Approves Two Applicants to Advance to the Next Stage of the Process

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission has had a flurry of adjudicatory hearings in September and October as it progresses in the licensee vetting process. Commission Approves Suitability of Penn National - On...more

10/8/2013  /  Gambling , Gaming Commissions

City of Boston/Wynn Dispute Continues to Take Center Stage at Commission Meeting

The host community dispute between the City of Boston and Wynn MA LLC regarding Wynn’s proposed casino development in Everett took center stage at the 76th open public meeting of the Massachusetts Gaming Commission on...more

9/9/2013  /  Casinos , Gaming Commissions

City of Boston-Wynn Feud Takes Center Stage at MGC Meeting

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission held its 75th public meeting on August 22, 2013. The meeting began with a brief presentation by the Commission’s Director of Workforce Development, Jill Griffin, regarding statewide marine...more

8/23/2013  /  Gaming Commissions
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