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Palmer To Vote On Casino Proposal

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Palmer To Vote On Casino Proposal

(Palmer, MA) — Voters in Palmer will decide today whether to approve a casino proposal by Mohegan Sun. The billion-dollar project off the Mass Pike would feature retail shops, restaurants, a cinema, and a water park. Mohegan has been pushing the idea of a Palmer casino since 2009 when it opened a storefront in the depressed former mill town. If the local referendum passes, Palmer will be up against Springfield for the sole casino license in Western Mass.

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