Mayor Sarno Needs To Focus on Springfield

According to MassLive's Peter Goonan, Mayor Domenic Sarno reacted to a court decision favorable MMCT's proposal for a new tribal casino in Connecticut, by referring  to it as a "glorified slots parlor." Wow, did he follow that up with a "nah, nah-nah, nah nah... or sticking out his tongue?" Sarno obviously doesn't know the differences in … Continue reading Mayor Sarno Needs To Focus on Springfield

CT Casino Expansion Attracting Lots of Attention

The proposal for an additional casino two years ago, voted to keep jobs and gambling revenue in the state, has caused quite a stir. The $900 million MGM Resort in Springfield, Mass., well under construction, is threatening to lure away business from Connecticut's two Tribal casinos. While Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun's gaming revenue declined almost … Continue reading CT Casino Expansion Attracting Lots of Attention

Can Jim Murren & MGM Resorts Be Trusted in Springfield?

It has not been a good year to be a shareholder in a major casino company. Yet MGM Resorts Chairman and CEO Jim Murren is smiling at the Global Gaming Expo in Las Vegas this week: "We're doing better" And despite all the drama MGM has caused in Springfield, Massachusetts, in Connecticut, and for the … Continue reading Can Jim Murren & MGM Resorts Be Trusted in Springfield?