1. Mohegan Sun, Palmer agreement includes $15.2 million pledged annually to Palmer, another $16.5 million for MassPike interchange improvements

    Mohegan Sun, Palmer agreement includes $15.2 million pledged annually to Palmer, another $16.5 million for MassPike interchange improvements

    Mohegan has proposed a nearly $1 billion resort casino on 152 acres owned by Northeast Realty across from the Massachusetts Turnpike exit 8 on Thorndike Street (Route 32). The plan has been years in the making, and the Connecticut-based casino operator is facing competition for the sole Western Massachusetts casino license from MGM Resorts International in Springfield and Hard Rock New England in West Springfield.

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    1. This is way more than just a walk-in casino. It will have all the components of a resort destination that will bring people from miles and miles around.
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