This throat and neck finish at Suffolk Downs Boston-area racetrack is symbolic of how their casino vote is unfolding. (Image supply: Boston World)
In the city of Boston, there's just one single issue keeping city residents up at night these days: can the Red Sox win their third World Series title in 10 years? But while David Ortiz while the rest of the Sox are busy battling the St. Louis Cardinals for baseball bragging liberties, there's another battle brewing under the surface also it might be just as contentious as the obstruction ruling that finished Game 3.
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Both supporters and opponents for the want to build a casino in East Boston are ramping up their efforts to get the vote out in the last days before the November 5th election, as both sides are anticipating a close race that could drop to voter turnout. The casino, which may be placed at Suffolk Downs, became a hotly debated issue in churches, on road corners, and even among prospects for mayor.
Anti-casino forces feel just like they're seeing some potential for a noticeable modification by means of the vote though which could be either positive or negative. The exit of Caesars Entertainment as a partner for Suffolk Downs in the casino bid recently has thrown the competition into chaos, because it has confused voters over whether or not they wish to support the master plan.
That confusion has shown up in the polling of an organizatio