Massachusetts Legislators Keep Racing Fund Intact

Massachusetts mapMassachusetts horsemen achieved a major victory when lawmakers reached compromise on the $40 billion 2018 budget bill that eliminates $400 million in spending yet leaves intact a significant portion of the money in the Race Horse Development Fund.

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Regulators to finalize MGM & Wynn casino licenses

BOSTON (AP) – State gambling regulators are completing casino licenses for MGM Resorts International and Wynn Resorts after voters emphatically rejected repealing the state’s casino law. The gambling giants were granted the state licenses pending the outcome of the November election. Residents voted by a 20 percentage point margin on Tuesday to keep the 2011 law…