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Lawmakers Kick Simulcast-Racing Can Down the Road

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Though the pandemic has them on hold for at least another week, horse racing and simulcast wagering will be on solid legal footing to continue for more than a year under a bill that surfaced and got to the governor's desk within less than five hours Monday. Without action, or if Gov. Charlie Baker opts to not sign the bill by the end of Tuesday, horse racing and simulcast wagering would become illegal in Massachusetts on Wednesday.

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