Plainville Slots Parlor Eyes Spring 2015 For Opening

February 28, 2014 3:46 PM
Plainville Slots Parlor Eyes Spring 2015 For Opening
" BOSTON (AP) — Officials of Penn National Gaming, the first company to hold a license for expanded gambling in Massachusetts, said Friday they would begin design work next week at the Plainridge harness racetrack in Massachusetts with an eye toward opening the state’s first slots parlor by next spring.

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The state gambling commission voted Friday to formally awarded the five-year operating license to Wyomissing-Pa.-based Penn National after the company agreed to 18 mostly technical conditions attached to the award.

“Congratulations and welcome to Massachusetts,” commission chairman Stephen Crosby told Penn National executives immediately after the unanimous vote, which came one day after the panel voted 3-2 in favor of the Plainville bid. Crosby had supported a competing bid from Cordish Cos. for a slots parlor in Leominster, but he and Commissioner James McHugh, who also backed Leominster, joined with the three other commissioners in the licensing vote "

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