Tag Archives: springfield
- MGM opposes $300 million Connecticut casino plan
November 23, 2016
MGM Resorts International, which plans to open a $950-million casino complex in Springfield, is mulling on bringing Mohegan Sun and Foxwoods Resorts Casino to court to prevent them from building a new casino that will rival their facility. WWLP-22News reported that MGM’s lawyers head to the United States Court of Appeals...
- MGM launches Ad blitz vs. Bradley Airport Casino project
August 25, 2016
MGM Resorts International has declared war against a proposed casino at Bradley International Airport, which will be a direct competitor to its $950 million Springfield, Massachusetts casino. And for its opening salvo, MGM launched a new online advertisement attacking the Connecticut Airport Authority for making a “bad deal” to open...
- Connecticut calls for another casino across state border as MGM reduces Springfield resort project
October 21, 2015
Less than a month after nixing the 25-story hotel tower proposal, MGM Resorts now wants to scale down the total square footage of the Springfield project. The casino operator is planning to reduce about 14 percent of the total project, removing at least 759,157 square feet from the originally planned...
- MGM releases first compliance report in Springfield; NH House committee OKs expanded gambling
April 23, 2015
MGM Resorts International issued a 50-page report on Wednesday, detailing the specifics of its compliance with its host community agreement with the city of Springfield, Massachusetts. In the report, MGM noted a series of initiatives it has begun, including information sessions with local vendors and suppliers and workforce training programs...
- Springfield mayor signs casino ethics ordinance; Wynn buys extra land for Mass. casino project
March 4, 2015
The city of Springfield in Massachusetts has finalized a new set of casino ethics rules that will impose a ban on elected officials and top city administrators from receiving any benefits from MGM Resorts International’s casino for a period of three years after leaving office. The new ordinance, signed by...
- Boston refuses Wynn deposit; Springfield council proposes casino ethics bill
January 8, 2015
The City of Boston has drawn a line in the sand in its battle against the Massachusetts Gaming Commission, and not even a $1 million check from Wynn Resorts is going to change its mind. According to a statement released by Wynn Resorts, the City of Boston “refused to accept”...
No, Las Vegas Sands is not buying Wynn Resorts
March 17, 2017
Genting Malaysia may lose $274M on Mass. casino bet
May 23, 2017