The Massachusetts Gaming Commission talked about several important issues at A thursday conference held at boston’s john b. hynes veterans memorial convention center.
Their state gambling regulator offered the nod to MGM Resorts Overseas’s request to delay the opening of its $800-million casino resort in Springfield to 2018 september. The explanation for this is the reconstruction regarding the Interstate 91 viaduct, which can be expected to be completed by 2018 august.
Commissioners have not been specially interested in the wait as the state would be to lose about $10 million in income tax income for each and every the casino does not operate month. But, they admitted it wouldn’t be advantageous to business, if MGM opens its resort at a time when key I-91 lanes are closed down as this would influence visitors’ first impressions in a negative means.
Another matter which was talked about throughout the meeting was Brockton and its application for a $650-million casino resort in Southeastern Massachusetts, or Region C as it is officially referred to thursday. In fact, the town has remained the contender that is sole a casino license in the region, after nyc developer KG Urban dropped its bid for a gambling place 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. Within their very first formal s Continue reading “MassGaming to take into account Sole Region C Casino Proposal”