Tag Archives: Michael Mathis
- MGM gets final casino license; Plainridge revenue down about $1m
December 18, 2015
A recent Massachusetts casino news round-up, in which MGM receives its final gaming license, state regulators praise Mashpee tribe's casino progress, and Plainridge Park revenue slides again in November. After several design changes, MGM Resorts International has received its final casino license for its $950 million integrated resort and casino,...
- Casinos snafu: Steve Wynn engages Boston mayor in word war, Springfield councilors at odds with new MGM design
October 1, 2015
Get your popcorns ready: The second word war between Steve Wynn and Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh has started. On Tuesday, the casino mogul railed against the City of Boston’s latest suit that aims to block his proposed $1.7 billion casino in Everett. In a statement to Boston Globe, Wynn...
- Mass. casinos roundup: MGM Springfield nixes 25-story hotel tower, Lawsuit on Wynn casino close to getting dismissed and new license for third complex
September 23, 2015
Construction, lawsuits and more hearings—in short, busy days ahead for casinos in the Old Colony State. MGM Springfield is reducing the size of its 25-story hotel tower to just six-story as it moves to a new location. MassLive reported the casino operator had already abandoned the glass-façade design for the...