Penn National Gets 3rd Shot At Mass. Gaming License

Law360, New York (September 6, 2013, 5:19 PM EDT) -- The Massachusetts Gaming Commission on Friday approved Penn National Gaming Inc.'s request to take over a slots parlor proposal from another company, effectively giving Penn National a third shot at winning one of the state's many licenses up for auction.

In a unanimous vote, four attending members of the commission said it will allow Penn National to take over a slots parlor proposal at Plainridge Racecourse, after the owner and original applicant from the license was disqualified from continuing the bid process. The commission vote allows...
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