The Massachusetts Gaming Commission discussed several important problems at A thursday meeting held at boston’s john b. hynes veterans memorial convention center.
Their state gambling regulator provided the nod to MGM Resorts Overseas’s request to wait the opening of its $800-million casino resort in Springfield to September 2018. The reason for this is actually the reconstruction associated with the Interstate 91 viaduct, that will be likely to be completed by August 2018.
Commissioners haven’t been particularly thinking about the wait because the state is to lose about ten dollars million in taxation revenue for every thirty days the casino does not operate. Nevertheless, they admitted it wouldn’t be advantageous to the business, if MGM opens its resort at a time when key I-91 lanes are closed down as this could influence site visitors’ first impressions in a way that is negative.
Another matter which was discussed through the meeting was Brockton and its application for a $650-million casino resort in Southeastern Massachusetts, or Region C as it is officially referred to thursday. In fact, the city has remained the sole contender for a casino license in the region, after ny designer KG Urban dropped its bid for a gambling location in New Bedford.
The Brockton proposition is funded and backed by Mass Gaming and Entertainment, affiliate of Chicago-based gaming company Rush Street Gaming. Inside their first form Continue reading “MassGaming to Consider Sole Area C Casino Proposal”