Before voters cast their ballots on whether Plainville
will permit a gambling establishment at the Plainridge Racecourse, there
will be the last of four gaming forums at the Wood School gym, 72
Messenger St. at 7 p.m.
The form will discuss the town's role in the host agreement and how it impacts and benefits the town. A
separate presentation will be done by the No Plainville Racino group,
Sept. 8, at the Senior Center on School Street from 4-6 p.m. Les Bernai
of Stop Predatory Gaming will be the guest speaker and video made by MIT
professor Natasha Schill, who has studied the addictive nature of slot
The state gaming commission recently denied the owners of
Plainridge Racecourse for getting license approval. Other groups could
step in and make the bid for the slot machine license, but a no vote on
election day would prevent that from happening.