One of the last-minute submissions for a slots parlor in the state before last week's application deadline could be looking to build it at Liberty Tree Mall, the Boston Globe reported on Monday.
The plan calls for 1,200 slots in a 50,000-square-foot complex that would be open 24 hours a day, according to the Globe's coverage.
PPE Casino Resorts is one of three applicants for the state's lone slot parlor license and the last - and least known - of the three applicants. The other two applications are for locations on the South Coast.
While the three locations for resort casinos are constrained by the three regions set out in the 2011 casino legislation, the one slots parlor can be located anywhere, Steve Crosby, chairman of the state Gaming Commission said in a speech at Danversport Yacht Club last year.
The company wants to build the parlor on the rear of the mall, where the Marshalls and food court are located, the Globe reported.
Also in that area of the mall is a vacant former Sports Authority store.
Sports Authority moved in October from the rear of the mall to near the front of the mall. The former space has been empty since then.
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