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Plan for slot parlor in Worcester is off

Chicago developer, city are unable to reach deal on gambling proposal

Chicago casino and real ­estate tycoon Neil Bluhm is abandoning plans for a slot machine parlor in Worcester, after being unable to reach an agreement with local officials for the city to host the gambling business, Bluhm and the city ­announced Monday evening.

The billionaire has not ruled out trying again to win a Massachusetts gambling license in ­another community, said Greg Carlin, chief executive of Bluhm’s company, Rush Street Gaming, by e-mail.

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