Massachusetts Casino Repeal Question Approved by Court

Massachusetts Casino Repeal Question Approved by Court

Massachusetts State Attorney General Martha Coakley opposed the repeal concern, but says she welcomes allowing the voters to really have a voice regarding the problem. (Image: Boston World)

In Massachusetts, casino companies have faced a few battles in order to build resorts in the state. There has been town-by-town campaigns to win over local communities, and in the truth of the higher Boston area, a competition that is fierce only one license. Now, operators will have one more challenge ahead of them before they can rest effortless: a statewide repeal vote that could end casino gambling in Massachusetts before it starts.

The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled that voters will be able to see the casino law repeal question on a November ballot, potentially rolling back a 2011 law that legalized casinos in the state tuesday. That move leaves potential casino operators in an awkward position, as they may receive licenses, but not know until later on this 12 months whether they can actually do any such thing with them.

Unanimous Decision Sets Matter on Ballot

The court reached their decision unanimously, pointing out that supporters of the repeal had succeeded in gathering more than enough signatures to put the question on the ballot. The effort had been compared by Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley, now a Democratic candidate for governor, whom rejected issue a year ago because she feared it could vi Continue reading Massachusetts Casino Repeal Question Approved by Court