1. Mass. Gaming Commission approves $100K for Northampton to market city to MGM Springfield casino patrons

    Mass. Gaming Commission approves $100K for Northampton to market city to MGM Springfield casino patrons

    The Massachusetts Gaming Commission approved $100,000 from its community mitigation funds requested by Northampton, to help the city promote itself as a destination for casino visitors for dining, recreation and shopping. Northampton Mayor David Narkewicz met with the commission and requested the funds on behalf of the city. "The funds will be used to work with a consultant to create a marketing and advertising plan designed to attract MGM Springfield casino customers to visit Northampton," the application stated. "Additionally, there will be value in attracting broader visitorship to Northampton as an offset to any potential decrease in downtown spending ...

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