Massachusetts’ Racing center could turn into Las Vegas-style Facility

Raynham Park, a simulcast racing center in Raynham, Massachusetts, will be entering a massive transformation project to convert into a state-of-the-art betting facility. The makeover, set to begin in November, will make Raynham Park “rival Vegas,” according to Chris Carney, an investor whose family owns the venue.

According to Carney,the family will file plans with the town in November, reports The Taunton Daily Gazette. Should sports betting be legalized in the state of Massachusetts, Raynham Park will seek to include it among its offerings.

The sprawling site will also be home to a new distribution center, with rumors pointing towards Amazon. While the investor has confirmed the company approached him, no deal has been signed.

“We’re going to take it to the next level,” Carney describes the upcoming betting facility. “It will rival Vegas.” Simulcast betting on greyhound, thoroughbred and harness racing will also continue to be offered at the updated facility…

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