MassGaming to Consider Sole Region C Casino Proposal

MassGaming to Consider Sole Region C Casino Proposal

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission discussed a handful of important problems at a meeting held at boston’s john b. hynes veterans memorial convention center thursday.

Hawaii gambling regulator offered the nod to MGM Resorts International’s demand to postpone the opening of its $800-million casino resort in Springfield to 2018 september. The explanation for this is actually the reconstruction associated with Interstate 91 viaduct, that will be anticipated to be finished by August 2018.

Commissioners haven’t been specially interested in the delay as the state is to lose about ten dollars million in taxation revenue for each and every the casino does not operate month. But, they admitted that it would not be good for the company, if MGM opens its resort at the same time when key I-91 lanes are closed down as this would influence visitors’ first impressions in a negative method.

Another matter that was talked about through the Thursday conference had been Brockton and its application for a $650-million casino resort in Southeastern Massachusetts, or Region C since it is formally described. In fact, the town has remained the contender that is sole a casino license in the region, after ny developer KG Urban dropped its bid for the gambling venue in New Bedford.

The Brockton proposition is backed and funded by Mass Gaming and Entertainment, affiliate of Chicago-based video gaming company Rush Street Gaming. Inside the (more…)

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