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Rejected Mass. casino plans can try again

The 10 applicants for the state’s casino and slot parlor licenses all hope to win the support of local voters in the cities and towns where they have proposed their gleaming gambling projects. But for any companies that fail at the ballot box, the state gambling commission has made it easier to try again — in Southeastern Massachusetts.

Casino developers rejected in municipal referendums can propose new projects in the southeastern region without paying another application fee or repeating arduous background checks, the gambling commission decided Thursday.

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