What More Do You Want to Know About the Slots Parlor Plans?
News emerged on Monday that a casino developer from the Baltimore area is looking at Danvers to locate a slots parlor.
A casino operator based in Maryland wants to open a slots parlor in the state and is taking a look at Liberty Tree Mall as a possible location.
On Monday, the Boston Globe reported that PPE Casino Resorts has inquired with town officials about the possibility of opening a 24-hour slots parlor at the mall with 1,200 slots in 100,000 square feet of space.
The plan, as reported by the Globe, would require a 50,000 square foot addition to the mall in the area of Marshalls and the food court. It would put the slots parlor almost right out the back door of the Danvers Police Department.
A spokesman for Simon Property Group, which owns the mall, told the Globe he had not heard anything about the proposal for a slots parlor at the mall.
The state Gaming Commission, and its chairman Stephen Crosby, have said that it hopes to grant the state's lone slot parlor license by the end of the year. Licenses for the three resort casinos will come later, he said.
The slot parlor can be located anywhere in the state under the state's gaming law passed in 2011, and the other two announced locations are south of Boston, in Plainville and Raynham.
Even with the details made available by the Globe, there are still many questions that remain. What questions do you have about the proposal? Tell us in the comments.