The Big Gamble

Stay up-to-date with NEPR's local reporting on casinos and gambling, and its impact on the region.

MGM Springfield held its grand opening parade on August 24, 2018. These are MGM Springfield employees in the parade.
Don Treeger / The Republican / masslive.com/photos

Massachusetts casino regulators are pressing MGM to provide more detail about the diversity of the staff at the company's Springfield casino.

Inside MGM Springfield.
Don Treeger / The Republican / masslive.com/photos

MGM Springfield is trying to figure out how to keep people under 21 from getting onto its casino floor. 

A rendering of the proposed Tribal Winds Casino in East Windsor, Connecticut.
Stu Loeser / Tribal Winds Casino

A federal agency decision not to approve a new tribal casino in East Windsor, Connecticut, is reportedly under investigation. A representative of the Mohegan Tribe said he's not surprised. 

State lawmakers are taking up several gambling related bills, including ones that would expand sports betting and another on a proposed East Windsor casino.

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