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  1. Working nonstop to land coveted casino licenseRead the original story

    Mar 8, 2014 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... lifting by awarding the state's sole slots parlor license to Penn National Gaming and Plainridge Racecourse in Plainville. Its next major order of business will be to decide by May 30 if the sole remaining applicant in Western Mass. - MGM Grand - is ...

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  2. Scarborough Downs tries again for RacinoRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2014 | WCSH-TV Portland

    ... of Scarborough Downs, the harness track in Bangor has a casino right across the street. Two hours to the south in Plainville, Mass., the harness track was just awarded a license to set up a Racino with slot machines. Owner Sharon Terry said all she ...

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  3. Gaming Repeal Ballot Question Looms at SJCRead the original story

    Mar 5, 2014 | Revere Journal

    ... casino process that has played out in Revere, Everett and Springfield and the slot parlor license bestowed upon Plainville last week. While the group got more than enough signatures and had those signatures certified by the Secretary of the ...

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  4. Leominster casino deal lost, but gains madeRead the original story

    Mar 3, 2014 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... away when the commission voted 3-2 to award the state's sole slots-casino license to Penn National's proposal for Plainville on the site of the existing Plainridge Park harness racing track. Mazzarella said he trains his staff not to get too excited ...

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  5. Leominster councilors see missed opportunity on slotsRead the original story

    Mar 2, 2014 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    City councilors expressed their disappointment Thursday after the Massachusetts Gaming Commission voted 3-2 in support of a slots casino in Plainville, saying the commission failed to see the potential in Leominster.

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  6. Copper Thieves Strike Empty Attleboro PropertiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2014 | CBS Local

    ... the copper piping. Empty houses in Attleboro have recently experienced a surge in copper theft. Keller Williams Plainville realtor Lisa Courtney, had one of her for-sale houses broken into recently. She said the thieves caused a lot of damage and ...

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  7. RI Expected to Lose $422M Revenue in 5 years to MA GamblingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2014 | Go Local

    ... came this week with the Massachusetts Gaming Commission's decision to award a slots parlor license located in Plainville, Mass. - of three proposed sites, potentially the most damaging for the Ocean State. "I think they made the right decision for a ...

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  8. Gaming Commission Approves State's First Casino LicenseRead the original story

    Feb 27, 2014 | Patch.com

    In a vote of 3-2, the Massachusetts Gaming Commission has given conditional approval for the state's first casino license - a slots parlor in Plainville.

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  9. Leominster casino deal lost, but gains madeRead the original story

    Mar 2, 2014 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... away when the commission voted 3-2 to award the state's sole slots-casino license to Penn National's proposal for Plainville on the site of the existing Plainridge Park harness racing track. Mazzarella said he trains his staff not to get too excited ...

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  10. Residents bemoan missed opportunity for growthRead the original story

    Mar 2, 2014 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... in Leominster. Last week, members of the Massachusetts Gaming Commission voted 3-2 to award the casino license to Plainville. The casino had a vocal opposition group that was afraid it would bring crime, traffic and gambling addictions to the area, ...

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  11. Gaming Commission Approves State's First Casino LicenseRead the original story

    Feb 27, 2014 | Patch.com

    In a vote of 3-2, the Massachusetts Gaming Commission has given conditional approval for the state's first casino license - a slots parlor in Plainville.

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  12. RI Expected to Lose $422M Revenue in 5 years to MA GamblingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2014 | Go Local

    ... came this week with the Massachusetts Gaming Commission's decision to award a slots parlor license located in Plainville, Mass. - of three proposed sites, potentially the most damaging for the Ocean State. "I think they made the right decision for a ...

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  13. Thursday, February 27, 2014Read the original story

    Feb 27, 2014 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    The Gaming Commission today voted 3-2 to award the state's first and only slots parlor license to Penn National Gaming for a casino in Plainville, disappointing backers of a Leominster proposal.

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  14. Plainville Slots Parlor Expected to Raise $250M Revenue in 2 YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2014 | Go Local

    This week's move to put a slots parlor in Plainville bodes well for siphoning off gamblers from Rhode Island, and generating $250 million in tax revenue over the first two years of operation.

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  15. Plainville slots parlor could open by spring 2015Read the original story

    Feb 28, 2014 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... vote Friday morning, paving the way for the new facility at the existing Plainridge Racecourse harness track in Plainville. Penn National president and CEO Tim Wilmott said he accepts all the Gaming Commission's terms and conditions. He expects to ...

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  16. Penn National vows to fight repeal effortsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2014 | Boston.com

    ... one day after the commission conditionally chose Penn's $225 million slot proposal at Plainridge Racecourse, in Plainville, as the winning project over rival proposals in Leominster and at Raynham Park, the former dog track. Full story for ...

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  17. Gaming board picks first winner: PlainvilleRead the original story

    Feb 28, 2014 | Cape Cod Times

    The Massachusetts Gaming Commission has awarded the state's first and only slots license to the Plainridge Racecourse in Plainville, just minutes from the Rhode Island border.

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  18. Penn National will start slot parlor construction planning next weekRead the original story

    Feb 28, 2014 | Lowell Sun

    ... executives immediately after the unanimous vote, which came one day after the panel voted 3-2 in favor of the Plainville facility. Crosby had supported a competing bid from Cordish Cos. for a slots parlor in Leominster, but he and Commissioner James ...

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  19. An artist's conception of the proposed Plainridge Park Casino in Plainville, Mass.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2014 | Turnto10.com

    ... executives immediately after the unanimous vote, which came one day after the panel voted 3-2 in favor of the Plainville facility. Crosby had supported a competing bid from Cordish Cos. for a slots parlor in Leominster, but he and Commissioner James ...

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  20. Penn National: Slots parlor construction begins next weekRead the original story

    Feb 28, 2014 | Cape Cod Times

    ... executives immediately after the unanimous vote, which came one day after the panel voted 3-2 in favor of the Plainville facility. Crosby had supported a competing bid from Cordish Cos. for a slots parlor in Leominster, but he and Commissioner James ...

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