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Milford voters reject Foxwoods-backed casino plan

The field dwindles for resort license for Greater Boston

MILFORD — Town voters emphatically rejected a $1 billion Foxwoods-backed gambling resort on Tuesday, crushing casino plans five years in development and shrinking the field of applicants for the state’s most lucrative gambling license.

The last of 11 original Massachusetts casino or slot machine parlor proposals to reach the ballot box joins a prominent list of pricey projects to die at voters’ hands.

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