Springfield area business leaders are wondering if they’ll ever see the economic impact from a proposed casino project. That’s after the state’s highest court placed a question repealing Massachusetts’ casino law on the November ballot.
An anti-casino group is calling for the suspension of all casino referendum votes in Massachusetts, including next week’s scheduled vote in Springfield.
Executives with casino developer MGM Resorts joined Mayor Domenic Sarno today [Wednesday] to kick off their referendum campaign for a casino in Springfield.
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.