Mass. Voters Reject Casino Repeal; Expanded Gambling Will

A fence separates Mike McCarthy’s property from Gillette Stadium, but the South Walpole resident will have no right to participate in a vote on a casino proposed on land adjacent to the stadium. The 2011 Massachusetts casino law authorized up to three resort casinos, no more than one in each of three regions of the state, and one slot parlor. Advertisement. Penn National Gaming is midway The casino law required that no community could play host to a casino without its residents approving a casino in a vote. In those votes, a ‘yes’ meant residents wanted to host a casino while The process to award a third casino, this one in Southeastern Massachusetts, has been delayed until next summer, but with the ‘no’ vote on Question 3, that process will happen. House Legislators Reject Massachusetts Casino Proposal In A Close Vote. On March 19th, 2008, after a four hour break with parliamentary debate, a legislative committee has decided to deny the casino proposal of Governor Deval Patrick in a ten to eight vote, with a single abstention. Speaker Salvatore F. DiMasi and House Representative Daniel Bosley, one of the committee chairman, held a press Several polls have shown a majority of likely voters plan to vote “no” on Question 3, while less than 40 percent say they will support repeal of the casino law. Tags: Massachusetts Casino

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