Massachusetts Gaming

Playing Their Cards Right: Only Eight Applicants Remain in the Hunt for Three Gaming Licenses

By Benjamin Cox Region A Casinos Sterling Suffolk Racecourse, LLC (“Sterling Suffolk”), Wynn MA, LLC (“Wynn”), and Crossroads Massachusetts, LLC (“Crossroads”) are the three applicants competing for one resort casino license in Eastern Massachusetts.  All three have reached Host Community Agreements with their respective communities.  In November, voters in East…

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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 Commission’s Director of Investigations and Enforcement, presented the Commission with a question that she’s received from potential Region C…

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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 September 18-19, 2013, the Massachusetts Gaming Commission held an adjudicatory hearing to determine the suitability of Penn National’s application for…

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