Mass. House debates bill to add 2 cas...

Mass. House debates bill to add 2 casinos, slots

There are 4 comments on the Berkshire Eagle story from Apr 14, 2010, titled Mass. House debates bill to add 2 casinos, slots. In it, Berkshire Eagle reports that:

House lawmakers debated a bill Tuesday to license two resort-style casinos in Massachusetts and allow up to 3,000 slot machines at the state's four race tracks, the second time in just over two years that the House has weighed a dramatic expansion of gambling in the state.

Join the discussion below, or Read more at Berkshire Eagle.

Prove me wrong

Latham, NY

#1 Apr 14, 2010
If casinos were voted down during the best of times, why try to pass it during the worst of times?

Since: Aug 08

Pittsfield

#2 Apr 14, 2010
The worst of times causes law makers to consider otherwise "unthinkable" options. The revenue would certainly help the State and God know MA needs it.
Prove me wrong

Albany, NY

#3 Apr 14, 2010
So cutting spendiing is not a viable alternative?
gambling losers

Amherst, NH

#4 Apr 14, 2010
All gambling means is that a have-not gives a % percentage % of his or her income to the haves. It is a tax on the poor. Gamblers are financial LOSERS!
- Jonathan Melle

Tell me when this thread is updated:

Subscribe Now Add to my Tracker

Add your comments below

Characters left: 4000

Please note by submitting this form you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

Winthrop Discussions

Title Updated Last By Comments
Coach Dib 7 min Herodotus 14
DPW and pickup truck accident 7 hr Olrac Airamed 5
News Clark gets (Dec '10) Sun Me again 43
Everett (Jul '08) Jan 14 Eyes watching 706
Everett pd Jan 14 Watching you 6
City services Jan 14 Watching you 16
Everett football players being short changed (Sep '16) Jan 12 Fool 72

Winthrop Jobs

More from around the web

Personal Finance

Winthrop Mortgages