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Three casinos submit bids for Springfield licenses

Three well-known casino ­developers met Thursday’s deadline to submit a formal proposal and a $50,000 fee to the City of Springfield and will compete for the city’s support in pursuit of ­casino development rights in Western Massachusetts.

MGM Resorts, Penn National Gaming, and Ameristar will battle for the city’s favor, each proposing a gambling resort development approaching $1 billion.

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