Plainridge was disqualified from holding a Slot Barn license by the Massachusetts Gam[bl]ing Commission, due to .....
“a culture of fear and concealment pervasive in the operations”
‘‘Little to none’’ of Grogan’s
experience is in the gambling arena and improvements he’s claimed to have made
to Plainridge ‘‘serve neither to entirely neutralize the past transgressions,’’
the commission said.
“ 'We’ve come too far to alter
course,' Town Administrator Joseph Fernandes said Thursday in an
interview..." — as Plainville drove off the cliff and into the abyss.
Future EXPANSION is
It was openly discussed at an
Educational Forum conducted by the Gam[bl]ing Commission in 2012 - NO
The justification will be the
need to COMPETE, just as it was for Twin River in Rhode Island.
Whoever or Wherever the Slot
Barn license is awarded needs to be prepared and the Agreement needs to include
provisions for that FUTURE EXPANSION which will include Table
Games and additional Slot Machines.
In other words, a Casino with
“This is, potentially in two
years, a full-blown casino, which scares the hell out of
Please don't short-change Plainville and surrounding communities and plan to attend this meeting.
The Plainville selectmen's agenda for tomorrow night (Monday, August 12th)
includes this item:
"Special Election - Approval of Warrant and Workers."
assume the selectmen will cancel the September 10th election on the Host
Community Agreement, but anyone who can be there might want to show up, just in
Plainville Selectmen's Meeting
August 12th, 6:30
Plainville Town Hall
142 South Street
Cozy Kittens, Pink Cupcakes, and Gambling Addictions
7 months ago