The Massachusetts Gaming Commission talked about a number of important problems at a meeting held at boston’s john b. hynes veterans memorial convention center thursday.
Hawaii gambling regulator gave the nod to MGM Resorts International’s demand to postpone the opening of its $800-million casino resort in Springfield to September 2018. The reason behind here is the reconstruction associated with Interstate 91 viaduct, which can be likely to be completed by August 2018.
Commissioners have not been specially interested in the wait since the state is always to lose about $10 million in tax income for every month the casino does not run. However, they admitted so it would not be advantageous to business, if MGM opens its resort at a time when key I-91 lanes are closed down as this would influence site visitors’ first impressions in a way that is negative.
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 reality, the city has remained the single contender for a casino permit in the area, after ny designer KG Urban dropped its bid for the gambling place in New Bedford.
The Brockton proposal is supported and funded by Mass Gaming and Entertainment, affiliate of Chicago-based video gaming business Rush Street Gaming. Within their first formal statement aft