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One of the new owners of the Pawtucket Red Sox said the plan is to call the team the “Rhode Island Red Sox” and move it from Pawtucket to the former Interstate 195 land on the Providence River.
The votes are in: Monopoly fans around the world have chosen their favorite cities to become property spaces in the upcoming Monopoly Here & Now games that will launch this fall, and they include such places as Lima, Peru, and Pierre, S.D.
Developers behind the proposed New Bedford and Somerset casinos now have until May 4 to complete their applications for the state’s last casino license, the result of a Thursday Massachusetts Gaming Commission vote, according to Boston.com.
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GTECH S.p.A. has agreed to purchase International Game Technology Inc., a gaming entertainment company headquartered in Las Vegas, for approximately $4.7 billion in cash and stock, merging the two companies under a newly formed U.K. holding company.