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Casino firm unveils plans for $910m Springfield resort

Ameristar Casinos revealed ­details Tuesday of a $910 million gambling resort the company has proposed for 40 acres it owns on the east side of Springfield, joining the competition for casino development rights in Western Massachusetts.

Ameristar, which released artist renderings of the project, plans a 150,000-square-foot gambling floor with 3,300 slot machines and 110 ­table games, including a poker room; a 500-room luxury hotel with 50 suites, as well as indoor and outdoor resort swimming pools, a spa, a fitness center, and retail stores.

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