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Another S-Bred Track In Store For Mass.?

August 19, 2013:

It has been reported that there is interest in bringing live harness racing and slot-machine gaming to the Brockton Fairgrounds in Massachusetts if Plainridge Racecourse is forced to close....read on

NH Pols React To MA Expanded Gaming

November 23, 2011:

It didn't take proponents of gaming expansion in New Hampshire long to react to the announcement that Massachusetts, the state directly to its south, will be introducing three casinos and one slot-machine emporium within its borders...read on

MA Expanded Gaming Signed Into Law

November 22, 2011:

On Tuesday, November 22, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick signed expanded gaming legislation into law which will see up to three resort casinos erected and an openly-bid slots-only facility that can be located...read on

Gaming Bill Amended Over Percentage

November 16, 2011:

It has been reported that a Massachusetts gaming expansion bill which would bring a trio of casinos and a slots parlour to the state was amended this week after an increased payment to the state horse racing industry was detected within it...read on

Mass. Racino Bill Clears Senate

October 18, 2011:

According to a report, the Massachusetts Senate has voted in favour of a bill that will authorize three casinos and one racino to be licensed in the state...read on

Plainridge To Pounce On Expansion?

August 25, 2011:

After years of disagreement by Massachusetts politicians, it finally looks like all of the decision makers are on the same page, as consensus legislation regarding expanded gaming in the state was announced earlier this week...read on

DeLeo Still Fighting For Mass. Slots

February 1, 2011:

If anyone thought Massachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo had given up on slots at Plainridge Racecourse and Suffolk Downs, he straightened them out yesterday...read on

Not A Good Sign In Boston

January 18, 2011:

Deval Patrick, the re-elected governor of Massachusetts, did not send a thrill through backers of track slots Sunday, when he appeared in an interview on WCVB-TV...read on

DeLeo Talks Mass. Slots, Softly

December 15, 2010:

Robert DeLeo, speaker of the House in Massachusetts, has outlined his agenda for 2011, and has toned down his fiery quest for track slots that failed at the end of this year’s last legislative sessi...read on

Mass. Slots Dead For 2010

August 25, 2010:

Philosopher Yogi Berra famously said “It’s not over until it’s over,” and Massachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo made fairly clear yesterday that it’s over for this year as far as slots at tracks are concerned...read on

Wonderland Throwing In Towel

August 20, 2010:

After 75 years as a Boston dog track in the suburb of Revere, Wonderland Greyhound Park has announced it has called it quits...read on

Gov. Patrick To Back Mass. Racino?

July 30, 2010:

In an interesting turn of events in Massachusetts, it has been reported that Gov. Deval Patrick has stated that he would back a 'competitively bid slot parlour' in the state in exchange for the passing of six major bills...read on

No Accord Yet In Boston

July 20, 2010:

Track slots remain in the news in Massachusetts, where a state Senate and House conference committee has been unable to agree after almost two weeks of...read on

Piontkowski Disagrees With Governor

July 19, 2010:

In Massachusetts, Plainridge Racecourse CEO Gary Piontkowski scored with a major story in the Boston Herald where he provided racing’s side of the battle for...read on

Racing Gets Blamed, Again

July 14, 2010:

Deval Patrick, governor of Massachusetts, told reporters yesterday that racing’s recalcitrance in aggressively pushing for slots at tracks in the state could delay his wish for three casinos without...read on


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