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Slot parlor applicants go head-to-head-to-head on Monday

The state’s emerging casino industry reaches a milestone Monday, when the three competitors left standing in the bruising Massachusetts slot machine parlor sweepstakes make the case for their projects in live presentations before the state gambling commission and the public.

The 90-minute presentations, expected to combine facts and statistics with some measure of razzle-dazzle and salesmanship, mark the end of a long application period and the true beginning of the winner-take-all contest for the first license under the 2011 expanded gambling law.

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