Plans to transform a former Massachusetts harness race track into the state's first slot parlor are moving ahead. Penn National Gambling has spent $80 million on the project despite the upcoming November ballot measure whether to repeal the state’s 2011 casino law.
The Dow average shed 77 points to end at 12,496 after another day of volatile trading around the globe. The Dow had been down as much as 120 points and up as much as 24 points. This follows triple-digit gains on Tuesday and losses on Monday.