The governor signed a bill that would allow the Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan tribes to build a casino in East Windsor over a year ago, but it still may not get built. A federal judge’s recent ruling against one of the tribes is calling the plan into doubt.
Stephen Crosby, who served as chairman of the Massachusetts Gaming Commission since its inception and has overseen the implementation of casino gaming in the Bay State, resigned from the commission Wednesday afternoon, effective immediately.
The volume of people who have visited MGM Springfield since it opened three weeks ago has well exceeded the gaming company's estimates. But casino executives told Massachusetts gaming regulators Thursday they are running into an issue with minors on the gaming floor.