Let the Games Begin...Voters Approve Casino Gaming in New York State

After decades of false starts, a proposed Constitutional amendment to authorize casino gaming was approved last month by New York State voters. Implementation of the amendment, including the process for siting of the casinos and selection of casino operators, will begin shortly in accordance with legislation...

Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Allows Ballot Question on Gaming Repeal to Proceed

In a widely anticipated ruling, [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ], the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts (SJC), the State’s highest court, has issued a unanimous decision requiring the Attorney General to certify for the November ballot a petition seeking to prohibit...