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Wampanoag Tribe Wins Key Victory in Push for Casino on Martha’s Vineyard

The Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head have cleared a major hurdle in their push to build a casino on Martha’s Vineyard. The U.S. Court […]

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Voters Reject Question 1, Revere Fends Off Slots Parlor

Massachusetts voters have rejected Question 1, the ballot question that would have cleared the way for the state’s second slots parlor, the Associated Press has […]

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Somerville Gives Up Wynn Casino Fight

Pugnacious Somerville Mayor Joe Curtatone has thrown in the towel in his long fight to block the forthcoming Wynn Resorts casino along the Mystic River. Curtatone’s […]

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Casino Mogul Steve Wynn: ‘Nobody Likes Being Around Poor People’

Casino mogul Steve Wynn, who plans to build a $2 billion casino in Everett, reportedly had some less-than-savory things to say about the have-nots in […]

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Joe Curtatone Won’t Back Down in Fight with Wynn

Somerville Mayor Joe Curtatone is digging in his heels in the battle over the planned $1.7 billion Wynn Resorts casino in Everett. The mayor, a strong opponent […]

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Somerville Moves To Delay Everett Casino Project

Somerville Mayor Joe Curtatone is defending his city’s decision to challenge the $1.7 billion Wynn Resorts casino in Everett on environmental grounds because the gaming […]

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Wynn and Boston Finalize Agreement for Everett Casino

The Great Boston Casino War is over. On a 3-0 vote, the Massachusetts Gaming Commission approved an agreement between Boston and Wynn Resorts on Thursday, […]

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Plainridge Park Casino Continues to Struggle

Casino naysayers must be excited about the latest state gambling figures: Plainridge Park Casino saw its revenues drop for a fifth consecutive month. Plainridge took […]

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The Four Cards Mayor Walsh Can Play to Stop the Wynn Resorts Casino

Mayor Marty Walsh’s fight to stop the Wynn Resorts casino in Everett is on the ropes. On Thursday, Judge Janet Sanders delivered a crushing blow […]

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Dispatches from the Wynn War: Boston Files a New Lawsuit

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh is doubling down in his battle against casino mogul Steve Wynn’s planned $1.7 billion resort just over the Mystic River in […]

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Wynn Scores Another Crucial Permit on Casino Quest

Wynn’s march to putting actual shovels in the ground at its 33-acre waterfront property in Everett continued on Monday when the company’s plans for a […]

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Mashpee Casino Could Be Start of Regional Casino Saturation

Fresh off a federal ruling that approved their request for reservation land, the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe is pressing on with its plans to build a […]

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Mashpee Wampanoag Casino Project Clears Major Hurdle

The federal government brought the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe much closer to realizing their dream of building a casino in Taunton on Friday when they approved […]

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Boston and State Transportation Officials Clash on Permit for Wynn Casino

The heads of MassDOT and the Boston Transportation Department filed two very different sounding letters on the Wynn casino project with the state Office of […]