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What's The Difference Between Investment & Gambling Anyway?

The last few years have seen gambling and investing merge as meme stocks, dogecoin, and tesla options have all blurred the distinction between the two. So what's the real difference between investment and gambling? Investments should have a fair anticipation of reward over time, while gambling is seen as random and shorter term. Being able to…
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MGM reports $20 million in slot, table revenue for January

SPRINGFIELD - MGM Springfield reported collecting $20.7 million in gross gambling revenues from slot machines and table games during January, according to the Massachusetts Gaming Commission, which released the revenue figures Thursday. That is down from $23.6 million the casino received in revenues for December and from the $22.8 million recorded…
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Why Massachusetts shouldn’t put its lottery online

Flip on a game. Close a pop-up ad. Glance up from your morning commute. Online gambling: you can't escape it. It seems to be everywhere. It also appears in the Massachusetts budget. Governor Maura Healey's proposed $58 billion spending bill for next year includes ambitious initiatives to address the Commonwealth's biggest challenges in housing,…
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MGM Springfield reports $23.6M gambling take in December

SPRINGFIELD - MGM Springfield closed 2023 by generating $23.6 million in gross gambling revenue from slots and table games in December. That number, reported Tuesday by the Massachusetts Gaming Commission, was the largest monthly total since $23.7 million was reported in April 2023. It beat the $21 million reported in November and the $22.5 million…
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MGM Springfield reports $23.6M gambling take in December
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MGM Springfield reports $21.5M gambling take in November

SPRINGFIELD - MGM Springfield reported $21.5 million in gross gambling revenue from slots and table games in the month of November, the Massachusetts Gaming Commission reported. The state's three resort casinos - MGM Springfield, Encore Boston Harbor and Plainridge Park race course - generated $94 million in gross gambling revenue in November from…
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MGM Springfield reports $21.5M gambling take in November
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National Lottery draw: Winning numbers for tonight's £7.2million jackpot

The winning numbers from Saturday night's National Lottery's Lotto draw have taken place with the chance for one lucky participant to win a life-changing £7.2 million Here are the numbers from tonight's lottery draw A life-changing jackpot of £7.2 million could be waiting for one lucky Brit in tonight's National Lottery draw. There's a stunning…
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National Lottery draw: Winning numbers for tonight's £7.2million jackpot
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$1 million ‘Mega Millions’ lottery prize won from liquor store in Mass.

One lucky lottery player is several hundreds of thousands of dollars richer after scoring the second-highest prize in "Mega Millions" on Friday from a ticket bought at a liquor store in Massachusetts. The $1 million ticket was sold at Long Ridge Wine & Spirits in Plymouth, a family-owned fine wine, craft beer and boutique spirits shop. There were…
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$1 million ‘Mega Millions’ lottery prize won from liquor store in Mass.
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Mass. lottery winner: Prize of $20K a month for 10 years won from Gulf

One lucky lottery player is going to have a lucrative next 10 years after claiming a winning ticket from a Gulf Express gas station and convenience store in Massachusetts on Friday. A winning "DECADE OF DOLLARS" scratch ticket was bought at a Gulf in Danvers for $10, earning the player $20000 a month for 10 years, according to the State…
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Mass. lottery winner: Prize of $20K a month for 10 years won from Gulf
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Mass. State Lottery winner: $4 million prize won from convenience store

A $4 million lottery prize won from a ticket bought at an automobile repair shop and convenience store in Massachusetts was claimed Friday. The prize was won from the scratch game "777" and amounts to $2.6 million before taxes. The winning ticket, which cost $10 to purchase, was bought at Mac's Auto Repair & Convenience Store in Webster, according…
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Mass. State Lottery winner: $4 million prize won from convenience store
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Research on gambling problems was central to Massachusetts' casino law, but scope has been reduced

Massachusetts' 2011 casino legislation mandated research into the health and economic effects of the industry, to the praise of many who work on gambling problems. But the research budget has been going down even as gambling has expanded, leaving the body of knowledge more limited than some had hoped. In 2013, researchers in Massachusetts launched…
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Research on gambling problems was central to Massachusetts' casino law, but scope has been reduced
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Despite millions of dollars earmarked for gambling treatment in Massachusetts, few in state get help

This is the second in a three-part series. Read part one here. The Gandara Center is one of the only mental health clinics in Springfield, Massachusetts, that offers treatment for problem gambling. But even there, about a mile from the MGM Springfield casino, there's only one clinician certified in gambling treatment. And she's only treating five…
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Wynn Fights 1st Circ. Bid To Upend Win In Casino Slot Suit

By Joyce Hanson (October 30, 2023, 2:48 PM EDT) -- Wynn Resorts has asked the First Circuit not to reverse a lower court's ruling in the casino giant's favor in a proposed class action by a patron who claims its Encore Boston Harbor Resort illegally keeps the change when slot machine players cash out tickets....
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September revenue at MGM Springfield casino incomplete following data breach

SPRINGFIELD - Thanks to a cyberattack that foiled a full accounting, MGM Springfield reported just $17.4 million in gross gambling revenue for September in figures released Monday by the Massachusetts Gaming Commission. That figure was based only on slot machine data recorded in the Gaming Commission's central monitoring system and on revenue from…
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September revenue at MGM Springfield casino incomplete following data breach
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Encore Boston Harbor Casino Expansion Receives Approval

While Everett is currently doing everything in its power to economically revitalize its industrial waterfront into a large entertainment center, its Planning Board has officially granted final validation of Wynn Resorts' extension across the street from its Encore Boston Harbor Casino. Obtaining approval: Wynn finally managed to get approval for…
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Encore Boston Harbor Casino Expansion Receives Approval
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Mass. State Lottery winner: $1 million Powerball ticket sold at Springfield Stop & Shop

Seven winning tickets, including two worth $1 million, were pulled in the Massachusetts State Lottery's Powerball drawing on Saturday, Oct. 7. The two $1 million tickets were sold at the AL Prime, located at 2083 Bridge St. in Dracut, and the Stop & Shop on Riverdale Street in West Springfield, according to the lottery. In addition, a $150000 prize…
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Mass. State Lottery winner: $1 million Powerball ticket sold at Springfield Stop & Shop
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Massachusetts casinos generate $98 million in August 2023

Gaming News 18 September 2023 (PRESS RELEASE) -- The Massachusetts Gaming Commission reported that the month of August 2023 at Plainridge Park Casino (PPC), MGM Springfield (MGM) and Encore Boston Harbor (EBH) generated approximately $98 million in Gross Gaming Revenue (GGR).Additionally, approximately $22.71 million in Taxable Sports Wagering…
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Nashua planning board approves proposal to turn old Sears into casino

The Nashua planning board voted 4-1 Thursday night to approve a plan to turn an old store at the Pheasant Lane Mall into a casino. The city's planning board approved turning the old Sears into a 169000-square-foot casino after hearing from dozens of community members. The proposal is set to transform the location into a two-story casino, featuring…
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Gambling company famed for online slots to take over massive office space in Milton Keynes

An online gaming and casino company has signed a 10-year-lease on a huge office space in Central Milton Keynes. MERKUR Casino UK, known formerly as Praesepe, is one of Europe's largest and most experienced gaming organisations. It operates more than 210 MERKUR Slots sites, three MERKUR Bingo clubs and three family entertainment centres as well as…
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‘Just a blink’: Longtime MGM Springfield staff reminisce about 5 years in the casino

MGM Springfield marks its fifth anniversary Thursday. This week, reporters with MassLive and The Republican are taking stock of the casino venture's rise and evolution. Construction on the $970 million casino began in 2016 between Union and State streets and was completed in August 2018, replacing the 14 acres of vacant storefronts into MGM…
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‘Just a blink’: Longtime MGM Springfield staff reminisce about 5 years in the casino
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Hampton Beach casino Aces and Eights goes year-round, expands

HAMPTON - In poker lore, a hand comprising of a pair of aces and eights is known as a "Deadman's Hand." It's a nod to Old West folk hero Wild Bill Hickock, who according to legend was shot dead in a card game while holding that exact hand along with an unknown hold card. On Hampton Beach, however, the management team at Aces and Eights…
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Will online ticket courier system hit jackpot for Lottery?

Thanks to a recalcitrant Senate, the Legislature again didn't provide any mechanism in the recently passed fiscal 2024 budget for the Massachusetts Lottery to offer its products on the Internet. However, an option does exist for players to order tickets online or via their smartphones. Courier services that buy lottery tickets on behalf of their…
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Massachusetts reports $98.6m in casino revenue for July

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission has filed its financial report for July and revealed its three casinos - Plainridge Park Casino (PPC), MGM Springfield (MGM) and Encore Boston Harbor (EBH) generated a total of $98.6m in revenue. The state also saw $29.4m in revenue from sports betting. This amount was accumulated across eight online sports…
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Massachusetts reports $98.6m in casino revenue for July
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Davidson County woman wins $122,136 Fast Play jackpot

Linda Canady of Lexington tried her luck on a $5 Fast Play ticket Friday afternoon and won a $122136 jackpot. Canady bought her DOUBLE W!N Fast Play ticket from Kelly's High Rock Grocery on N.C. 8 in Lexington.
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Davidson County woman wins $122,136 in Fast Play Jackpot

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Lexington woman wins $122K from lottery ticket

Linda Canady bought her lucky Double W!N ticket from Kelly's High Rock Grocery on N.C. 8 in Lexington. LEXINGTON, N.C. - She may not have won the Powerball or the Mega Millions, but overall, North Carolinians have been on a roll with scratch-off and Fast Play tickets! A Lexington woman recently brought a $5 Fast Play ticket and won half the…
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Online lottery is wrong way to go

THERE IS A debate about school funding on Beacon Hill that is getting very little public attention. The annual midsummer rite of the Massachusetts budget negotiation is upon us, as the Commonwealth's legislators and the governor hash out how we spend approximately $56 billion. The vast majority of the budget will fund programs, services, and big…
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OLG Sanctions Q1 Casino Payment to Milton

The time has come for the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation to once again share profits from its gambling operations with communities which host its casinos in the province. Recently, the Town of Milton revealed that it has been handed a payment worth CA$2.5 million for hosting Elements Casino Mohawk during Q1 of fiscal 2023-2024. Every…
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Campbell cautions against headlong rush to online lottery

ATTORNEY GENERAL Andrea Campbell has been reluctant to dive head-first into the debate over whether to move state lottery games online, steering clear of unconditional support or opposition to such a move. But she continues to wade in on the issue in ways that signal a wariness toward expanding the state-run gambling enterprise. What's more, her…
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Massachusetts gambling revenue totals $160M in April, up almost 5% from March

Massachusetts' casinos and sports betting operators combined to generate just over $160 million in gross gaming revenue (GGR) during the month of April, according to the latest monthly report from the Massachusetts Gaming Commission. Revenue was up by almost 5% on a monthly basis when compared to $152.6 million during March. Of the $160 million in…
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Massachusetts gambling revenue totals $160M in April, up almost 5% from March
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Casino Prom wins big

With the hard work of the Whitman Events Board (WEB) and the enthusiasm of the student body, Casino Prom, the extravagant culmination of spirit week, hit the jackpot. Sophomore Shantényka Thompson, one of WEB's Music Entertainment Co-Directors and the main organizer of Casino Prom, made many of the event decisions, including lighting, music,…
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House committee unanimously recommends killing online gambling proposal

The House Ways and Means Committee came out in opposition to a proposal to legalize online gambling in New Hampshire Wednesday, putting its odds in jeopardy. The committee voted, 20-0, to recommend killing Senate Bill 104, which would legalize online casino games such as poker, blackjack, and roulette under the supervision of the state lottery…
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Governor Tina Kotek Against New Tribal Casino in Salem

The Confederated Tribes of the Siletz Indians have big plans for its Salem casino - but Governor Tina Kotek doesn't agree with the tribes. Against the expansion of the gaming industry: The new tribal casino was supposed to be built in northeast Salem, but Kotek isn't a fan of such an expansion of the gaming industry. However, the tribes don't give…
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Governor Tina Kotek Against New Tribal Casino in Salem
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The Opportunities and Challenges for Startups in the Online Gambling Industry

The online gambling industry is experiencing a boom period as legal sports betting expands across America. In 2022, gross gambling revenue in the U.S. gambling industry reached $60.4 billion-a 14% increase from the previous year. The global online gambling market, valued at $63.53 billion, also continues to grow. Between 2020 and 2030, the U.S.…
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Kotek announces opposition to Coquille Tribe casino project

MEDFORD, Ore. -- Gov. Tina Kotek wrote a letter to the Oregon Tribal Chairs on Thursday explaining her stance on tribal gaming -- and her opposition to the Coquille Tribe's proposed Medford casino. In the letter -- which was addressed to all eight Oregon tribes -- Kotek said she believes in having one gaming facility per tribe. "Throughout my…
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How Many Slots At Massachusetts Casinos Now vs. Before COVID?

As of March 2023, the three Massachusetts casinos had a total of 4907 slot machines. That's according to the Massachusetts Gaming Commission, which revealed that number during Thursday's meeting. This month marks the three-year anniversary of when the COVID-19 pandemic first took hold and forced business operations to change across the US and…
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Mass. casinos shrinking their gaming arrays

BOSTON (SHNS) - Between Massachusetts' three gambling centers combined, there are now fewer traditional casino-style games available than there were before the pandemic, though the legalization of sports betting has added a new type of gambling to the mix. Compared to when the Gaming Commission required Plainridge Park Casino, MGM Springfield and…
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Mass. casinos shrinking their gaming arrays
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Slot machine player loses bet on 93A suit against casino

A federal judge has tossed a lawsuit filed by a New York gambler who claims the cash-out procedures for Encore Boston Harbor's slot machines are rigged to shortchange players. According to plaintiff A. Richard Schuster, the problem with the slot machines at the Wynn Resort casino in Everett boils down to the fact that the kiosks at which players go…
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Massachusetts Casinos Have Less Game Variety Than Before The Pandemic

BOSTON (State House News Service) - Between Massachusetts' three gambling centers combined, there are now fewer traditional casino-style games available than there were before the pandemic, though the legalization of sports betting has added a new type of gambling to the mix. Compared to when the Gaming Commission required Plainridge Park Casino,…
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Mass. Casinos Shrinking Their Gaming Arrays

Between Massachusetts' three gambling centers combined, there are now fewer traditional casino-style games available than there were before the pandemic, though the legalization of sports betting has added a new type of gambling to the mix. Compared to when the Gaming Commission required Plainridge Park Casino, MGM Springfield and Encore Boston…
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The Learning Center for the Deaf Hosting Casino Night Fundraiser in May

FRAMINGHAM - The Learning Center for the Deaf invites you to a night of games, celebration and good company as it hosts a Casino Night spring fundraiser. The event will take place Thursday, May 18 at TLC's main campus in Framingham. Doors open at 5 p.m. Tickets are now on sale and can be purchased by visiting TLCDeaf.org. Sponsorship packages are…
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Galaxy's 3 Dice Baccarat Debuted at Aspers Casino Westfield

Manufacturer of casino equipment Galaxy Gaming, Inc. announced today that its 3 Dice Baccarat game has made its international debut with Aspers Casino Westfield in Stratford City, London. The installation of 3 Dice Baccarat tables at the land-based casino operated by the Aspers Group marked the first international placement for the innovative game…
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What Tech Do You Need for a Good Online Bingo Experience?

When a low-tech game such as bingo goes online, people naturally wonder whether the experience remains similar or whether it becomes a new sort of hi-tech game with a lot of technical requirements. By taking a look at how bingo is now played online, we can see how easy it is to get started without investing in any new gadgets. We can see that…
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Wynn Resorts led Massachusetts’ casino market share in July

Wynn Resorts Ltd. commanded a whopping 66 percent share of the Massachusetts casino market in July, the Massachusetts Gaming Commission reported Monday. The commonwealth announced gross gaming revenue was $98.7 million from the state's three casinos, with Wynn's Encore Boston Harbor in Everett winning $64.7 million, MGM Resorts International's MGM…
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Wynn eyes expansion of Everett casino

Wynn Resorts' newest vision for the company's land across Broadway from its Encore Boston Harbor casino in Everett includes two hotels with ballrooms, three parking garages, a theater, restaurants, clubs - 1.8 million square feet of development in all. Most notably, the latest plans also call for gambling, in the form of a poker room and…
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Bay State Casinos Post $25M in Tax Revenue for November 2022

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission has posted the November results for the three casino properties that operate in the state under an official license, to wit the Plainridge Park Casino, Encore Boston Harbor, and MGM Springfield. The three properties generated an estimated $93 million in gross gaming revenue for the state, with the properties…
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Bay State Casinos Post $25M in Tax Revenue for November 2022
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MGM Springfield gambling revenue hits $23 million

SPRINGFIELD - MGM Springfield pulled in $22.9 million in total gambling revenue from its slots, table games in October, according to figures released Tuesday by the Massachusetts Gaming Commission. That's the highest monthly total since $24.2 million in March 2022. Pre-pandemic in October 2019, the total gambling revenue was $21 million. Gaming…
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Hospital draw jackpot winner couldn't believe his luck

Jackpot winner will take home more than $500000 for the winning the top prize in the HSN November 50/50 draw The newest winner of the Sudbury 50/50 hospital draw thought he was being scammed when he got the phone call telling him he was the November jackpot winner. "I was so sure it was a scam, I darn near hung up. It took 10 minutes of talking…
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Cedric Cromwell convicted in Massachusetts casino bribery case

The former leader of a Massachusetts Native American tribe, Cedric Cromwell, has been convicted of accepting bribes from the Rhode Island architecture and design company working closely with the tribe to build a $ 1 billion casino on the tribe's land. Exercise equipment and luxury hotel stay: Cromwell, 57, former chair of the Mashpee Wampanoags…
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6 Secret Ways Casinos Take Your Money

Ideally, no one walks into a casino expecting to lose money. And with plenty of practice and a touch of luck, you can sometimes increase your chances of cashing out a bigger stack of chips than you brought to the table. But if you look past all the action of the gaming floor and the thrill of seeing your number hit, you might be setting yourself up…
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Massachusetts gaming commissioners push casinos to open more table games

Gambling regulators in Massachusetts want the state's resort casinos to open more table games. The MGM Springfield casino is licensed for 100 table games such as blackjack and roulette, but as of last month was operating fewer than half that number. That is not acceptable, said Massachusetts Gaming Commission Chair Cathy Judd-Stein. "The less table…
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Massachusetts' three casinos garner $91M in GGR in May; Encore Boston top contributor with $58M

As reported by the Massachusetts Gaming Commission on Wednesday, the three state casinos, Plainridge Park Casino, MGM Springfield and Encore Boston Harbor generated approximately $91 million in gross gaming revenue, with Encore Boston as the top winner, having harvested $58 million in the fifth month of the year alone. Encore's revenue, which taxes…
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Massachusetts' three casinos garner $91M in GGR in May; Encore Boston top contributor with $58M
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Massachusetts casinos report monthly revenue up 3% to $99M in July; regulator urges operators to open more table games

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission reported Tuesday the financial results for the month of July 2022 at MGM Springfield, Plainridge Park Casino, and Encore Boston Harbor, which amounted to a total of approximately $99 million in gross gaming revenue. The figure represents a $3 million, or 3,1% increase from the $96 million in July 2021. Of the $99…
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GGR for Massachusetts Casinos Hits $94M in September

The gambling regulator in Massachusetts, the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC), released its latest report outlining the gambling revenue figures reported by licensed operators for September. On Monday, the MGC revealed that the three venues, MGM Springfield, Encore Boston Harbor and Plainridge Park Casino, generated approximately $94 million…
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Plainridge in Plainville sees best September revenue since 2018

PLAINVILLE -- Plainridge Park Casino had its best September in four years, according to figures released Tuesday by the state Gaming Commission. The slots parlor reported gross gaming revenues of $12.19 million for the month, up from $11.96 million in August and ahead of the revenue of $11.99 million in September of last year. It was the best…
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Plainridge sees best September revenues since 2018

PLAINVILLE -- Plainridge Park Casino had its best September in four years, according to figures the state gaming commission released Tuesday. The slots parlor reported gross gaming revenues of $12.19 million for the month, up from $11.96 million in August and ahead of the revenue of $11.99 million in September of last year. It was the best showing…
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“PlayMyWay” Launches at Encore Boston Harbor

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) in partnership with Encore Boston Harbor (EBH) and GameSense launched "PlayMyWay," a voluntary budgeting tool available on electronic games at EBH. PlayMyWay is designed to allow Wynn Rewards players the ability to monitor the amount of money they spend, and to support their decision to continue or stop…
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Encore Boston Harbor rolling out PlayMyWay gambling limit program

Massachusetts' Encore Boston Harbor casino is rolling out a gambling limit program: visitors to the property can now set a cap when playing electronic games, including slots. The voluntary budgeting tool, called PlayMyWay, was launched by the Massachusetts Gaming Commission in partnership with the venue and GameSense. The solution is designed to…
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PlayMyWay launches at Encore Boston Harbor

Gaming News 12 September 2022 (PRESS RELEASE) -- The Massachusetts Gaming Commission in partnership with Encore Boston Harbor and GameSense launched "PlayMyWay," a voluntary budgeting tool available on electronic games at EBH. PlayMyWay is designed to allow Wynn Rewards players the ability to monitor the amount of money they spend in real time and…
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Coming soon to Massachusetts casino floors: Patriots-themed slot machines

Forget worrying about the Patriots' real football skills. Come the fall, sheer luck will be in play for fans when Patriots-themed slot machines hit Massachusetts casino floors. A multi-year deal between the Patriots and Aristocrat Gaming announced Tuesday morning comes on the heels of a recent licensing deal between the gaming company and the NFL…
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'Play My Way' Now Live On Every Massachusetts Slot Machine

When Massachusetts gaming regulators and Encore-Boston Harbor on Monday rolled out the "Play My Way" responsible gaming software on the casino's more than 2700 slot machines, it completed a six-year process that makes the state the first in the nation to offer an optional responsible gaming program on every slot or electronic game machine in the…
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'Play My Way' Now Live On Every Massachusetts Slot Machine
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Encore Boston rolls out gambling limit program

EVERETT, Mass. (WWLP)- Visitors to the Boston Encore Harbor (EBH) casino can now set a limit when playing electronic games, including slots. "PlayMyWay," is a voluntary budgeting tool that allows players to set monetary limits and monitor the amount of money they spend in deciding to continue or stop play. The budgeting tool is also available at…
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Gaming centers haul in nearly $100M in July

The state's three gaming centers raked in nearly $100 million in gross gaming revenue last month with more than $27.6 million bound for the state's coffers, the Gaming Commission announced Monday. Of the $99 million that Plainridge Park Casino, MGM Springfield and Encore Boston Harbor counted as gaming revenue in July, the lion's share came from…
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Gaming centers haul in nearly $100M in July
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Winston-Salem man wins Cash 5 jackpot

Winston-Salem resident Rolf Ozamiz won the $322865 Cash 5 jackpot in the March 3 drawing, the N.C. Education Lottery said. Ozamiz claimed his prize two days before his $1 ticket expired. Lottery officials said Ozamiz bought his Quick Pick ticket from the Speedway on Yadkinville Road in Winston-Salem and arrived Monday at a lottery headquarters to…
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Mike Tomlin Discusses Evolution Of Defensive Backs In Slot

In his press conference before training camp today (), Mike Tomlin addressed the specialization of defensive packages in regards to defensive backs playing the slot position. "Arthur Maulet and Karl Joseph were working as run-down nickels, if you will. Guys like Cam Sutton and Tre Norwood are pass-down subpackage players. And so, there's big-time…
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Massachusetts releases July gambling numbers

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission has offered the latest snippet from the Bay State's three casino properties for the month of July. Gross gaming revenue or GGR stood at approximately $98.7m for the period, with Plainridge Park Casino, MGM Springfield and Encore Boston Harbor navigating the post-pandemic market. This marked a slight increase over…
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Massachusetts casinos report monthly revenue up 3% to $99M in July

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission reported Tuesday the financial results for the month of July 2022 at MGM Springfield, Plainridge Park Casino, and Encore Boston Harbor, which amounted to a total of approximately $99 million in gross gaming revenue. The figure represents a $3 million, or 3,1% increase from the $96 million in July 2021. Of the $99…
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Massachusetts casinos report monthly revenue up 3% to $99M in July
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Casinos in Massachusetts Report $99M in GGR for July

The gambling regulator in Massachusetts, the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC), released the latest results outlining the gross gaming revenue (GGR) for the state's three casinos in July. July was a good month for Plainridge Park Casino, Encore Boston Harbor, and MGM Springfield, which cumulatively reported $98.7 million in GGR. A breakdown…
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Casinos in Massachusetts Report $99M in GGR for July
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Gaming centers haul in nearly $100 million in July

The state's three gaming centers raked in nearly $100 million in gross gaming revenue last month with more than $27.6 million bound for the state's coffers, the Gaming Commission announced Monday. Of the $99 million that Plainridge Park Casino, MGM Springfield and Encore Boston Harbor counted as gaming revenue in July, the lion's share came from…
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Gaming centers haul in nearly $100 million in July
The Sun Chronicle

Plainridge Park Casino in Plainville reports rise in revenue

PLAINVILLE -- Plainridge Park Casino revenues for July were up slightly over the month before, according to figures released Monday by the state Gaming Commission. The state's lone slots -only parlor reported gross gaming revenue of just under $12.5 million last month, an improvement over June's total of $11.96 million but just behind the $12.9 the…
Finance
Plainridge Park Casino in Plainville reports rise in revenue
Boston Herald

Ticker: Casinos haul in nearly $100 Million in July; Consumer debt hits pre-pandemic high

The state's three casinos raked in nearly $100 million in gross gaming revenue last month with more than $27.6 million bound for the state's coffers, the Gaming Commission announced Monday. Of the $99 million that Plainridge Park Casino, MGM Springfield and Encore Boston Harbor counted as gaming revenue in July, the lion's share came from Encore.…
Covid
Ticker: Casinos haul in nearly $100 Million in July; Consumer debt hits pre-pandemic high
The Boston Globe

Massachusetts makes a losing bet on gambling

For the gambling industry, it was a jackpot. When the US Supreme Court ruled in 2018 that federal law prohibiting sports betting was unconstitutional, states across the country embraced the gambling industry. Lawmakers in Massachusetts and in 35 other states treat gambling revenue with the gleeful anticipation of a child waiting for Santa to…
Gaming Authorities
Massachusetts makes a losing bet on gambling
Winston-Salem Journal

Winston-Salem man wins $110,000 lottery jackpot on $1 ticket

A Winston-Salem man won the $110000 Cash 5 jackpot on a $1 ticket in the July 28 drawing, state officials said. Eric Newton of Winston-Salem bought a Quick Pick ticket on the lottery's website. He arrived at lottery headquarters in Raleigh on Friday to claim his prize. After tax withholding, Newton walked away with $78111. Cash 5 is one of four…
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Winston-Salem man wins $110,000 lottery jackpot on $1 ticket
Worcester Business Journal

Regulators comparing casino products to promises

While it works on a parallel track to oversee the addition of legal sports betting to the state's gambling universe, the Mass. Gaming Commission on Thursday took a closer look at how the offerings at the state's casinos stack up against their initial promises and pre-pandemic levels. The state's 2011 expanded gaming law has room for further…
Gaming Authorities
Regulators comparing casino products to promises
Yogonet

Massachusetts casinos report $82M in GGR for January amid nationwide record

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission reported Tuesday the financial results for the month of January 2022 at MGM Springfield, Plainridge Park Casino and Encore Boston Harbor, which amounted to a total of approximately $82 million in gross gaming revenue. Encore Boston Harbor saw the most gross gaming revenue with a total of $53.9 million, derived…
Gaming Authorities
Massachusetts casinos report $82M in GGR for January amid nationwide record
FM101 Milton Now

After five months, a local group wins the Catch the Ace jackpot

We have a major winner for the Townsend Smith Hospice Foundation (TSHF) Catch the Ace raffle! For the past five months, the charity organization has been running a weekly Catch the Ace progressive raffle. Each week, a winner is given a card from a deck. They automatically win the weekly pot, but could win the jackpot if they pull the elusive ace of…
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After five months, a local group wins the Catch the Ace jackpot
Bedfordshire Live

Man 'stole large amount of cash' from Luton casino staff as they worked on slot machine before fleeing

Bedfordshire Police is appealing for witnesses following a robbery at a casino in Luton. The incident took place on Sunday morning (July 24). It was reported that at roughly 7am, a man was in Merkur Slots in George Street when he approached a member of staff at the casino who was undertaking maintenance of one of the slot machines. He then stole an…
Incidents
Man 'stole large amount of cash' from Luton casino staff as they worked on slot machine before fleeing
Mirror

EuroMillions results: Winning lotto numbers for massive £14million mega jackpot

It's Friday night which means it's EuroMillions draw time again. And tonight there is a rather large £14m up for grabs in the jackpot. As we head into the summer any cash prize would certainly come in handy as we think about jetting off abroad for our holidays. To be in with a chance of winning the huge jackpot you will need to buy a ticket. To…
Winnings
EuroMillions results: Winning lotto numbers for massive £14million mega jackpot
The Sun Chronicle

Plainridge revenue rises again in June

PLAINVILLE - Revenue ticked up again at the state's only slots parlor last month, continuing a recovery from a dismal start to the year. Plainridge Park Casino reported gross gaming revenue of nearly $11.97 million for June, according to figures released by the state gaming commission on Friday. That's up from May's revenue of $11.73 million and…
Finance
Plainridge revenue rises again in June
Mass Live

MGM June gambling take beats last year, pre-pandemic 2019

SPRINGFIELD - MGM Springfield reported $21.1 million in slot machine, table game and poker revenue for the month of June, according to figures released Friday by the Massachusetts Gaming Commission. That figure was a few thousand dollars off from May numbers and higher than the taken last year in June 2021 which was $20 million and the $19.9…
Covid
MGM June gambling take beats last year, pre-pandemic 2019
Wales Online

Lottery Euromillions rollover takes jackpot to a record £186million

The biggest ever EuroMillions winner could be crowned on Tuesday. The jackpot is expected to hit a record £186million, after no one scooped the big prize in Friday (July 1) night's draw. The rollover could see Gloucester couple Joe and Jess Thwaite deposed as the biggest Euromillions winners ever after just two months. The couple won £184million in…
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Lottery Euromillions rollover takes jackpot to a record £186million
Bike Hacks

Playing Wisely: How to Win at Online Cycling Slots Every Time?

Let's be honest about one thing here - every player wants to win every single session. After all, who goes with the intention of losing money? The same goes for all players, including those who prefer online slots. But how do you win online slot games every time? The truth is that you can't. Playing slots is, by definition, a game of chance. This…
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Playing Wisely: How to Win at Online Cycling Slots Every Time?
The Sun Chronicle

Gaming revenue down at Plainridge in Plainville

PLAINVILLE - Gambling revenues at Plainridge Park Casino dipped for the second month in a row in May, according to state figures released Wednesday. Gross gaming revenue at the slots parlor was $11.7 million for the month, according to the Massachusetts Gaming Commission. That's down from the $12.9 million the casino reported in April. The figure…
Finance
Gaming revenue down at Plainridge in Plainville
WWLP 22 News

MGM Springfield generated more than $21M in gaming revenue in May

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - MGM Springfield generated more than $21 million in gross gaming revenue for the month of May. According to the Massachusetts Gaming Commission, $17113181 was generated through slots and $4039067 was generated through table games. As a category 1 resort-casino, MGM Springfield is taxed on 25 percent of gross gaming…
Finance
MGM Springfield generated more than $21M in gaming revenue in May
FM101 Milton Now

Ace of spades not pulled in Catch the Ace draw, $3200 jackpot remains up for grabs

The Townsend Smith Hospice Foundation has announced a winner for its weekly Catch the Ace raffle. The Townsend Smith Hospice Foundation (TSHF) is holding the weekly raffle to help build their new location. Tyler Harvey won $126 when he pulled the six of diamonds. It's a weekly progressive raffle. Each week, a winner is given a card from a deck.…
Winnings
Ace of spades not pulled in Catch the Ace draw, $3200 jackpot remains up for grabs
Steelers Now

Tre Norwood, Arthur Maulet Lead Tough Steelers Slot Cornerback Battle

PITTSBURGH - The Steelers wrapped minicamp Thursday at the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex after having several opportunities to see their defensive backs work in team drills. Between OTAs and minicamp, defensive coordinator Teryl Austin and defensive backs coach Grady Brown got several chances to see the team's competition at slot cornerback. Two…
Sports
Tre Norwood, Arthur Maulet Lead Tough Steelers Slot Cornerback Battle
FM101 Milton Now

Milton charity raffle jackpot nears $3000

The jackpot keeps growing for the Catch the Ace raffle. The Townsend Smith Hospice Foundation (TSHF) is holding the weekly raffle to help build their new location. Sherry Stevenson won $150 when she pulled the jack of spades. Fundraiser coordinator for the TSHF Mallory Crippen says Sherry continues to support the charity. It's a weekly progressive…
Winnings
Milton charity raffle jackpot nears $3000
The Sun Chronicle

Revenue holds steady at Plainridge Park Casino in Plainville

PLAINVILLE - After months of ups and downs, revenue at Plainridge Park Casino has leveled off, the state Gaming Commission reported Monday. The casino, the state's lone slots-only parlor, had gross gaming revenue of $12.9 million in April, just under $30000 less than the month before. And that's up from $12.5 million in revenue for April of 2021,…
Finance
Revenue holds steady at Plainridge Park Casino in Plainville
The Box Hub

The Best 18+ Xbox Games of All Times

Xbox console has been around since 2001 and it has managed to establish itself as one of the best consoles ever. It was a hard task for sure. The market was dominated by Play Station, but Microsoft managed to make a place for itself. Xbox beats PlayStation when it comes to compatibility with games from previous versions of the console. This means…
Games
The Best 18+ Xbox Games of All Times
Vegas Slots Online

Former Tribal Leader Convicted in MA Casino Bribery Case

A jury has convicted a former Mashpee Wampanoag leader on extortion and bribery-related charges concerning the awarding of casino project contracts. [Image: Shutterstock.com] A former Massachusetts Native American tribal leader has been convicted for his role in a casino bribery scandal. The Thursday conviction of the former Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe…
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