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  1. Plainridge posts biggest month since openingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 15 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Bettors wagered more than ever before at the state's lone slots parlor in July -- approaching $200 million -- helping Plainridge Park Casino post its second strongest month yet. Plainridge Park Casino in Plainville, the only gambling facility to open under the state's six-year-old expanded gaming law, generated $15.5 million in gross gaming revenue in July from a record $194.6 million in wagers, according to the company's revenue report.


  2. Citing growth, harness industry bids to protect race horse fundRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2017 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Key players in the state's horse racing industry want to keep their hands on state fund that they say ignited a "very swift renaissance" and positioned the state's harness racing industry as a competitive player in the Northeast. Frank Antonacci, president of a racing stable in Connecticut, said the Massachusetts harness racing industry is an "overwhelming success story."


  3. Slots parlor posts 3rd best monthRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2017 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    After its best month in about a year and a half in March, Plainridge Park Casino raked in even more money in April, counting about $14.3 million in what was the slots parlor's third best month on record, the Gaming Commission announced Monday. Plainridge Park Casino in Plainville, the first and so far only gambling facility to open under a six-year-old expanded gaming law, generated $14,305,671.75 in gross gaming revenue in April from $174,811,169.76 in wagers.


  4. Judge overturns Vineyard ruling; casino now possible on islandRead the original story

    Aug 4, 2014 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    A federal appeals court on Monday overturned a lower court ruling that had denied the Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head the right to build a casino gaming facility on Martha's Vineyard, opening the door to another possible casino in Massachusetts. A U.S. District Court judge in 2015 ruled that the tribe failed to exercise sufficient "governmental power" over its tribal land and therefore could not operate any gaming facility there.


  5. Tick, tick, tick: Blood-suckers may get early startRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2017 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Ticks are normally thought of as a menace mostly in the warmer months when children, pets and adults spend more time outdoors and bring home the hitchhiking insects. But thanks to recent rain and snowfall together with a warmer February, they may be getting a head start this year.


  6. Lottery scratch ticket sales down 3 percentRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2016 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Through the first five months of the fiscal year, the Massachusetts Lottery has sold $11.5 million less of its scratch tickets and draw games than the same period last fiscal year, Executive Director Michael Sweeney said Tuesday, and that year-to-date deficit is expect to grow. Through November, the Lottery has taken in $2.195 billion in sales -- $11.5 million or 0.5 percent less than the $2.2065 billion in sales in the first five months of the previous fiscal year.


  7. Partial ID released for victim in I-495 crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2016 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Massachusetts state police say a driver heading the wrong way on Interstate 495 has crashed head-on into another vehicle and has died. State police spokesman David Procopio says it happened early Thursday in the southbound lanes in Plainville.


  8. Plainridge manager: Slots average highest in countryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2016 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    On a per-machine basis, the slots parlor at Plainridge Park in Plainville has the highest revenue of any similar gaming facility in the country, the parlor's general manager told the Gaming Commission on Tuesday. Plainridge Park General Manager Lance George said the slots parlor averaged a "win per unit" -- the average net revenue generated daily by the facility's 1,250 machines -- of $346 during the third quarter of 2016.


  9. Judge OKs early release for Sal DiMasiRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2016 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Former House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi will leave a North Carolina prison roughly two years before his projected release date on account of his ailing health, federal Judge Mark Wolf ruled Thursday. Wolf allowed a government motion to reduce DiMasi's eight-year sentence to time served, ordering the Bureau of Prisons to release DiMasi to his wife Deborah DiMasi's custody on Tuesday morning, two days before Thanksgiving.


  10. 'No' on Question 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2016 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Question 1 on the Nov. 8 ballot asks voters whether they should give the state Gaming Commission permission to consider a second slots-only casino islation allowing casinos in Massachusetts stipulated up to four licenses could be granted -- for one slots parlor and for three resort-style casinos in three separate regions of the state -- the east, southeast and west. The Plainridge Park slots casino is already operational in Plainville, after it edged out a proposal for a slots parlor at a site off Interstate 190 in Leominster.


  11. Revere officials: 'No confidence' in plan for slot parlorRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2016 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Ballot Question 1 could give Revere another chance at a casino -- a chance most people in Revere don't want. The initiative to build a slot-machine parlor has been panned by every elected official in Revere, according to the mayor's office.


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