Casino Referendum There will be a ballot question in Massachusetts in November that would repeal the current law which established casino wagering throughout the state. Penn National was awarded the license to operate Plainridge and many thought this would be a boon to horseracing in the northeast.
Despite this uncertainty, Penn has continued to move forward with construction of their facility. In addition, Springfield just recently accepted MGM’s bid of $3.2 million for a property where they expect to build a casino. More...