Names of Oxford Casino Owners Can Be Disclosed 

The state Gambling Control Board has ruled that releasing the names of the investors behind a casino under construction in Oxford would not be a violation of trade secrets or of the owners’ privacy. Black Bear Development is the group of investors behind thecasino on Route 26.The control board ruled Tuesday that the names, as well as theirpercentage of ownership, could be made public, despite theobjections of lawyers for Black Bear, who claimed disclosing theinformation would violate privacy.The board’s decision is effective Nov. 8, giving Black Bear timeto appeal the decision in court. The casino is scheduled to open next year. (The Associated Press).