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Penn National turns to Plainridge racetrack

Spurned by Tewksbury voters, a Pennsylvania-based gambling company may reemerge in the state’s slots parlor sweepstakes at Plainridge Racecourse, a one-time favorite to win a slot machine license whose ownership team was recently ruled unsuitable to run a casino.

Representatives of Penn National Gaming have expressed interest in acquiring the struggling Plainville track and in reviving plans to expand it into a slot machine parlor, said Joseph Fernandes, Plainville town administrator.

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