The town’s board of selectmen had approved an agreement for a joint tribal casino, but some residents want a referendum vote.
A meeting set in East Windsor on proposed plans to build a new casino.
22News asked local restaurant and bar owners if they feel extended hours would be an unfair advantage for the casinos.
When MGM Springfield opens, it could be competing with even more casinos in Connecticut; possibly one of its own.
Under the current state law, Connecticut can only negotiate with the Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan tribes.
MGM is building a casino in Springfield, and now they’re interested in potentially building one in Connecticut.
Connecticut is looking into a bill that could allow commercial casinos to be built in the state.
It’s a question up for Massachusetts lawmakers to decide. 22News found out what one legislator said about the issue.
MGM Springfield construction may be less visible now that the majority of the bones of the structure are in place.
The Connecticut legislature still has not approved a bill to allow casino construction on non-tribal land.
The latest ruling by the First Circuit Court of Appeals could clear the way for another possible casino in Massachusetts.
The Mohegan and Mashantucket Pequot tribes are offering the state 25% of all slot and table game revenue.
Connecticut’s two federally recognized tribes say they’ll guarantee their existing revenue sharing agreement.
South End business owners said safety will be key to bringing more business to the City of Springfield when the MGM casino opens.
Researchers are trying to help state health officials identify patterns before the state’s first full casino opens in Springfield.
The owners of Suffolk Downs have agreed to sell the historic Boston track to the HYM Investment Group.
Construction workers hoisted the final curved steel beam atop what will be the hotel rotunda along Main Street.
Springfield City Councilor Kateri Walsh said a major selling point for this casino was accessible parking for visitors and city workers.
22News went to the casino construction site as State Senators were given an update on the projects progress.
Massachusetts lawmakers are considering legalizing different forms of online gambling, which could affect state lottery sales.