Tag Archives: Gambling Massachusetts
- Atlantic City’s Revel casino reaches final hurdle; Kansas gov. to endorse pension scheme boost; MA lawmakers to decide on Salem casino
March 26, 2012
Atlantic City’s $2.4 billion casino, Revel, should clear its final major hurdle today. My Fox New York reported the New Jersey Casino Control Commission is expected to approve a casino licence for the property, which nearly didn’t get built at all, becoming the city's 12th casino when it opens April 2. The...
- Casino Bill passes House, Online Poker Survives
September 15, 2011
In a late night session at Beacon Hill, the Massachusetts State Legislature approved the Casino gambling bill by a huge margin. The bill was approved by a margin of 123-32. The bill authorizes three “resort” style casinos and one slots only gambling parlour in the state. Now that the bill...
- Massachusetts lawmakers hear gambling expansion appeals yet again
May 5, 2011
Here we go again and again. Just nine months after efforts to bring casino gambling to Massachusetts, noses dived amid strong disagreement over slot machines at racetracks, once again the discussion of expanded gaming resumed at the Massachusetts Statehouse. And as always, there’s no sign that any sort of reasonable...
- Poker Players Alliance takes another run at UIGEA
May 12, 2010
You gotta love John Pappas and the Poker Players Alliance. Just like Sisyphus, they keep pushing that damn boulder up that hill. But while Sisyphus was condemned by the gods to endure his endless act of futility, the PPA folks signed on willingly for this thankless task. To that end,...
- Palin’s Hub Rally Plays Distraction To Massachusetts Gambling Debate
April 13, 2010
Sarah Palin marches into Boston on her Tea Party Express. While so many Mass. Republicans and governor hopefuls will be using this event to meet supporters and basically kiss a lot of ass, others are more concerned with the gambling debate that may ultimately have a bigger impact on the...