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Romney Casino Offer Is Likened To ‘Extortion' By Mohegans
Mass. Governor's Plan To Reduce Budget Deficit Getting Some Bad Reviews
(CONNECTICUT) -- Pass a law banning casinos and collect $20 million from the Mashantucket Pequots and Mohegans.

If Mass. Bets On Casinos, R.I. And N.H. May Follow Suit (MASSACHUSETTS) -- Whether Rhode Island gets more video lottery terminals or New Hampshire agrees to more slot machines may hinge on whether Massachusetts lawmakers "let it ride" when it comes to casino gambling.

Racetrack Gaming May Hinge on Votes in Some States (USA) -- Elections in six states Nov. 5 may determine, or at least play a role, in the future of alternative gaming at racetracks.

Rockingham gets two-year reprieve (NEW HAMPSHIRE) -- Rockingham Ventures Inc., owner of Rockingham Park, yesterday committed to keeping the Salem, N.H., track open for two more years, while at the same time hiring Eastern Development LLC of Woburn to explore the development of the 170 acres upon which Rock sits.

Poll: Support for gambling is on the rise It is only education-funding method to grow in popularity (NEW HAMPSHIRE) -- Legalizing video slot machines is the only method of financing public schools that has gained support among voters in the past two years, according to a poll conducted last week for the Monitor

New Hampshire wary of impact of a casino just over the state line in Maine (MAINE) -- The prospect of a Foxwoods-style casino in Kittery has been greeted with wariness in neighboring New Hampshire, where officials are apprehensive about increases in traffic and crime.

Portsmouth councilors won’t support anti-casino measure (NEW HAMPSHIRE) -- In its first official discussion of the matter, the City Council on Monday voted 6-3 to reject a motion to go on record opposing a casino in the Portsmouth area.

Behind the casino curtain: More to gambling argument than apparent (NEW HAMPSHIRE) -- EXPANDED GAMBLING is having a tough time in the Legislature. Last week the Senate did not approve a bill to allow video slot machines at horse and dog tracks, and a House committee voted against bills that would allow a casino in Berlin and video slot machines at horse and dog tracks.

State panel OKs slot machines (NEW HAMPSHIRE) -- Under deadline pressure, a Senate committee scheduled a last-minute meeting Friday and passed a bill to allow as many as 5,500 video slot machines in New Hampshire.

Indian tribe willing to work with state to build casino (NEW HAMPSHIRE) -- A small Indian tribe may be interested in putting a casino on a piece of land it owns near Mount Sunapee, though the Legislature has balked at past proposals for allowing such gambling in New Hampshire.

Casino gambling debated in forum on diversifying North Country economy (NEW HAMPSHIRE) -- Casino gambling is essential to jump-start the struggling economy of Coos County following the permanent shutdown of Pulp and Paper of America, Berlin Mayor Robert Danderson said Thursday.

No unaminity on gambling at travel council conference (NEW HAMPSHIRE) -- Business leaders are getting a glimpse of how gambling would change New Hampshire's tourism industry.


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