Mass. Slot Bidders Face Arbitration Without Community Deals

Law360, New York (December 3, 2013, 2:03 PM EST) -- Officials at the Massachusetts Gaming Commission warned bidders for the state's slots parlor license that they will have to enter arbitration if the applicants don't tie up surrounding community agreements by a looming deadline later this month.

If the slot bidders don't seal up their deals by Dec. 26, the companies will have to enter arbitration, the commission said. Chairman Stephen Crosby urged the surrounding communities to continue negotiating in good faith and gave them a pass on having to provide information on those deals in...
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