Twin River survey shows Tiverton voters in favor of new casino

TIVERTON, Mass. (WPRI) — Tiverton voters are showing their support for a new casino in their area.

According to a survey conducted on behalf of the Twin River Management Group, 60-percent of polled residents say they would support a casino coming to their town.

A map showing the proposed location of the Tiverton casino. (Scott Delsole/WPRI 12)
A map showing the proposed location of the Tiverton casino. (Scott Delsole/WPRI 12)

The group has acquired land in Tiverton and is looking to move Newport Grand to the new location. Newport Grand’s gaming license would be moved to the new location.

Twin River has said it wants the Tiverton casino to have between 1,000 and 1,100 slot machines as well as 30 to 40 table games.

The casino would be located near the Fall River border.

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