Elsewhere, the Illinois Casino Gaming Association is hopeful operators in the state will be able to re-open June 1, after the Illinois Gaming Board decided to keep the venues shut “until further notice”, while the Casino Association of New Jersey joined efforts with AtlantiCare, to provide advice for Gov. Phil Murphy regarding the rolling back of restrictions.
Massachusetts is very new to the casino industry, initial figures are suggesting that the revenue is not as high as expected. The casinos believe there will be a three year settling period while the state gets used to the new gambling opportunities. There are no plans as yet to increase the number of casinos. The number could be expected to rise if the revenue figures begin to increase. There.
Massachusetts casinos aim for June 29 reopening; MGM Springfield plans clear dividers on some table games. The three casinos have been closed since March 15, while rival Connecticut casinos have.
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PLAINVILLE — Massachusetts officially entered a new era of legalized casino gambling today as Plainridge Park Casino swung open its doors and became the first gaming facility in the state.
The Massachusetts Gaming Commission is likley to hold a meeting Thursday on the reopening of the state’s three casinos. An exact reopening date is uknown.
The Massachusetts Gaming Commission in September 2014 voted 3-1 to award the Boston-area resort casino license to Wynn Resorts and its plan for an Everett casino.