A map showing the three Massachusetts regions where casino licenses can be granted theoretically. Some voters want this statutory legislation repealed now.
Nobody within the state of Massachusetts doubts that individuals here like to gamble. However, there is apparently a certain disconnect between that fact and the outcome of current referendums, in which voters are rejecting gambling enterprises left and right across the state. The message seems become that gambling enterprises are okay as long as they truly aren’t located within their own backyard.
Not Near Me Personally
Also Governor Deval Patrick has said that he’dn’t require a casino in his hometown of Richmond, while State home Speaker Robert DeLeo says he’d vote against one in Winthrop. Mind you, both are theoretically in favor of expanded gambling within the state just like long as it doesn’t land their current address.
But some anti-casino advocates are reading these votes in another way. They’ve said all along that gambling enterprises are bad for communities and the state as a whole, and they need to end the casino expansion before it even gets started. Soon ago, a team of selectmen from four Massachusetts towns created the MetroWest Anti-Casino Coalition, friends that became specialized in repealing the casino legislation and stopping any gambling enterprises whatsoever from being integrated their state; they now state their work has had such Read More