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Gambling commission clears Suffolk Downs as casino bidder

The state gambling commission by a unanimous vote has approved Suffolk Downs as a bidder for a Massachusetts casino license, saying the company has passed the mandatory state background check that tripped up the track’s former casino partner, Caesars Entertainment.

Caesars left the project this month, after learning that the commission’s staff would recommend that Caesars be disqualified as a bidder in Massachusetts.

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