The panel that oversees the Bay State’s new gambling law returned to western Massachusetts today (Tuesday) to hold its regular weekly hearing.
As Springfield officials continue their plan to select one or more bidders to develop a possible casino in the city, a new group has organized to oppose the effort.
Saying they hope to alleviate concerns addressed by the panel overseeing gambling in Massachusetts, Springfield officials have revised their timetable for selecting one or more preferred developers
The consulting legal firm hired by the city of Springfield to assist with the siting of a potential casino, is being questioned about its ties to casino operators MGM Resorts and Penn National Gami
Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno has unveiled his plan for screening and selecting a potential resort casino for the city.
The commission that oversees gambling in Massachusetts held its first public forum in the western part of the state Wednesday.
The board that oversees gambling in Massachusetts will host a public forum in Springfield tomorrow (Wednesday).
The owner of an historic theater in downtown Springfield has proposed a $36 million plan to renovate the theater block, which officials say will be a critical part of ongoing redevelopments of the
Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno has announced the city has enlisted Chicago-based law firm Shefsky & Froelich as its legal consultant for a potential casino project in the city.
Massachusetts State Treasurer Steven Grossman announced Monday his choice for the state’s new commission to oversee casino gambling in the state.
The casino legislation in Massachusetts that now awaits the signature of Governor Deval Patrick would allow for one gambling hotel-resort complex in the Western part of the state. Developers have been scrambling to stake a claim in the area. Now the field seems to have settled, at four major players.
A national casino hotel company announced Wednesday it has entered into a legal agreement to purchase land in Springfield, under the assumption that the Massachusetts casino bill will soon be signed by the governor.
Ameristar Casinos is a publicly traded company with eight casino hotel properties in several states, including Nevada, Indiana, and Mississippi. The company has agreed to purchase a 41-acre parcel off Interstate 291 for $16 million. That vacant site is the former home of the Westinghouse Electric manufacturing company.