Tag Archives: Stephen Crosby
- Mass. gaming exec not impressed with Brockton casino proposal
April 28, 2016
The developer that is applying for Massachusetts’ third and final license has failed to impress the state’s gambling regulator. The Massachusetts Gaming Commission began its deliberations on Thursday on whether it will issue a license to Rush Street Gaming. The Chicago-based casino company partnered with Brockton businessman George Carney to...
- Why Brockton should get the last casino license in Massachusetts?
November 6, 2015
Would-be Brockton casino developers say they can be first to open a resort casino in Massachusetts. Rush Street Gaming Chairman Neil Bluhm told the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) Thursday that it can build its $677m casino-resort complex in Brockton Fairgrounds, sooner than MGM and Wynn Resorts. Mass Gaming & Entertainment,...
- Rush Street Gaming threatens to ditch Brockton casino bid
September 10, 2015
Mass Gaming & Entertainment parent company Rush Street Gaming has threatened to withdraw its support for the Brockton casino project unless the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) takes swift action on the proposal. Rush Street Gaming Chairman Neil Bluhm, who pledged to spend up to $200m on the $650m Brockton project,...
- Massachusetts okays Plainridge Park opening, lets top regulator off the hook
June 19, 2015
Like Michael Corleone at the end of the first Godfather movie, Thursday saw the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) settle all family business. To start, the MGC voted to issue a provisional “opening certificate” to Plainridge Park Casino, officially clearing the way for next week’s launch of Penn National Gaming’s $250m...
- Gaming Commission chairman under investigation over Boston casino license
June 10, 2015
Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) Chairman Stephen Crosby confirmed that he is under investigation for a possible conflict of interest in a casino license review for Everette. The Massachusetts Ethics Commission (MEC) has launched a preliminary inquiry after receiving a sworn statement indicating that Crosby “actively participated” in a review for a...
- Massachusetts to pilot new tool to limit gambling losses
December 10, 2014
As part of the Massachusetts Gaming Commission’s (MGC) ongoing commitment to promote responsible gaming, commissioners voted unanimously (5-0) to test a Play Management System that will provide patrons with a voluntary limit-setting option, designed to allow customers the ability to monitor the amount they spend on electronic gaming machines and...
Pennsylvania legislation would add 40k VGTs, cut slots tax
March 28, 2017
Penn National Gaming acquires two more Mississippi casinos
March 28, 2017
Mohegan tribe wins court ruling re Wynn’s Boston-area casino
March 11, 2017