After listening to casino mogul Neil Bluhm pressure the Massachusetts Gaming Commission to change its rules, you might have expected him to abandon his Brockton casino adventure when the commissioners refused.
But no. In the world of casino gambling, the promises and threats of big operators are subject to immediate and head-spinning change.
Instead of dropping the Brockton plan when the Commission rejected his plea to move ahead on his application without consideration of the rival casino bid from the Mashpee Wampanoag Indian tribe in Taunton, Bluhm’s Mass Gaming & Entertainment quickly filed a final application for the casino license in Region C.
The Massachusetts Gaming Commission announces the acceptance of Mass Gaming & Entertainment’s final application in a two-phase application process toward the award of a resort-casino license in Region C (Southeastern Mass). The MGC has also now released public portions of the Phase 2 application. Le…