NEW: Plainville Awarded Massachusetts’ First Slot Parlor License
Thursday, February 27, 2014
On Thursday, Penn National Gaming was offered a conditional slot parlor license following a favorable vote of 3-2 from the gaming commission. The parlor will be located at the Plainridge Racecourse.
Penn National was instructed to return to the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center at 9:30 AM on Friday to accept the approximately 18 conditions of the license. At that point, the commission will take an official vote to award the state's sole license.
A proposal in Leominster received two votes and another proposal in Raynham received none.
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