Tag Archives: Deval Patrick
- Mass Governor seeks to block Indian tribe’s gambling plans
December 6, 2013
As if Massachusetts isn't already knee deep in its casino licensing issues, state governor Deval Patrick stirred up a nest earlier this week by filing a lawsuit to block a proposed gaming facility on Martha's Vineyard. With the suit, Patrick is seeking action from the Supreme Judicial Court to uphold...
- Illinois gambling support wanes; Tribal casino will break ground in Minnesota; Government rejects Massachusetts compact
October 15, 2012
Support for gambling industry expansion in Illinois is starting to fade compared to earlier this year. Chicago Tribune reports that 47 percent of residents in the state are against expansion with just 43 percent in favor of more casinos being built. This is stark contrast to February when 50 percent...
- Gov. Deval Patrick ripped for failed casino gambling bill
August 2, 2010
The gloves are off now in Massachusetts and foes are ripping Governor Deval Patrick for failing to get a deal done on casino gambling. Treasurer Tim Cahill, told the Boston Herald, “It’s a huge failure, a complete failure, a failure of leadership… This is one that’s going to hurt the...
- Massachusetts House approves casino bill; now Senate, Guv must do likewise
July 31, 2010
Gambling aficionados in Massachusetts are hanging on tenterhooks now that the House of Representatives has passed (by a margin of 115-36) a bill that would authorize the creation of three resort-style casinos and two racetrack casino parlors (racinos). The bill is now pending in the Senate, but it faces a...
- Massachusetts Governor Requests Gambling Study
December 14, 2009
Deval Patrick, the governor of Massachusetts, has been long opposed to any sort of gambling expansion in the state. However, now that his state is suffering the effects of a bad economy, gambling is starting to sound like something he may be able to get on board with. After a...
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Mass Governor seeks to block Indian tribe’s gambling plans
December 6, 2013
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