Oxford Is Maine’s Casino Destination

Maine has two commercial casino properties. On our recent Maine Casino tour, we visited both Hollywood Bangor and Oxford properties. After our visit to both, we are certain that our comparison proves one thing. Oxford Is Maine’s Casino Destination. Oxford Casino and Hotel opened in 2012 and was purchased by Churchill Downs LTD soon after. … Continue reading Oxford Is Maine’s Casino Destination

Social Media and New England Casinos – By the Numbers

  One month ago, NETimeGambling updated our New England Casinos By the Numbers and added casino #9 - Encore Boston Harbor. It's fun to compare casinos space, hotels, dining options and more. Recently, our Rhode Island correspondent, Miguel, asked the question, "how do these nine casinos compare with social media "likes?"  This interesting approach made … Continue reading Social Media and New England Casinos – By the Numbers

New England Casino Gambling History – Updated

The New England Casino Gambling History has been much like  a horse race. To begin with, it was a slow trot for New England to socially approve of  gambling. Soon, it changed to a full sprint. In fact, there is no finish line in sight. With the word "saturation" thrown around annually, casino expansion continues. … Continue reading New England Casino Gambling History – Updated

New England Casino News You Might Have Missed

So much has happened this past week, I felt a post with related links might be in order. Accordingly, here is a number of news snippets in "New England Casino News You Might Have Missed." Plainridge Racing at the Mercy of Mass Legislators They did it last year, and they're doing it again.  Who?  Massachusetts … Continue reading New England Casino News You Might Have Missed

Maine Casino Specs and History

BRIEF Maine Gambling History In 2004, voters approved slot machines for two racetrack facilities. Hollywood Slots in Bangor, Maine, opened in 2005. In 2010, voters approved a casino for Oxford County, as well. In 2012, the Oxford Casino opened. But before that, the Lottery was the first legal gambling option.  On June 27, 1974, first … Continue reading Maine Casino Specs and History