54c14e3eb1c98.imageAs so many of us get excited over the casino era in Massachusetts starting with Plainridge Park, news continues to trickle in daily.  Let’s look at the highlights of the last two weeks, and things to look forward to in the upcoming months.

wiggs_Casino_328128.rPlainridge will have a soft opening on June 22, invitation only.

Scientific Games Corporation, recently merging with Bally Technologies, announced two weeks ago that Plainridge Park Casino will open with a broad suite of the Company’s systems and games solutions to drive casino revenue and operating efficiency.

Plainridge will be the first casino in the country to implement a Bally play-management system for responsible gaming, which is a voluntary option for customers and is required by the Massachusetts Gaming Commission.

EBSVirtualRacingPlainridge’s 1,250 gaming devices will all be connected with Bally’s interface, including the Bally Elite Bonusing Suite  will deliver Massachusetts’ new player base entertaining, exciting second ways to win through its iVIEW-enabled suite of interactive secondary bonus applications and in-game tournaments similar to that used at Mohegan Sun.

Due to Bally’s/Scientific Gaming involvement, you can expects to see Bally’s favorite slot formats, such as Blazing 7s, Hot Shot, Quick Hit and Wonder Woman Gold.

th (30)While acknowledging its historical significance, Gov. Charlie Baker said does not plan to attend the opening of the first gaming facility authorized under the 2011 casino law. Hmmm….

It seems one form of entertainment Plainridge is looking at is cover bands in their Revolution 1776 Lounge.  Schedule should be up soon on their website.entertainment-plain-header-927x282

Remember, live harness racing continues until the opening.

As more news eeks out, I’m send it out as a bonus. In the mean time, excitement is building!

That’s all for now.

Binbin

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