The Massachusetts Gaming Commission discussed a number of important problems at a meeting held at boston’s john b. hynes veterans memorial convention center thursday.
The state gambling regulator gave the nod to MGM Resorts International’s demand to postpone the opening of its $800-million casino resort in Springfield to 2018 september. The cause of this is actually the reconstruction associated with the Interstate 91 viaduct, which is anticipated to be finished by 2018 august.
Commissioners have not been particularly interested in the delay due to the fact state is to lose about ten dollars million in tax income for each and every the casino does not operate month. Nonetheless, they admitted that it wouldn’t be advantageous to the business enterprise, if MGM starts its resort at the same time when key I-91 lanes are closed down as this might influence site visitors’ first impressions in a negative means.
Another matter that has been discussed throughout the Thursday conference ended up being Brockton and its particular application for the $650-million casino resort in Southeastern Massachusetts, or Region C since it is formally known. In fact, the city has remained the sole contender for a casino permit in the area, after nyc designer KG Urban dropped its bid for the gambling place in New Bedford.
The Brockton proposal is funded and backed by Mass Gaming and Entertainment, affiliate of Chicago-based gamin Continue lendo “MassGaming to take into account Sole Area C Casino Proposal”