1. MGM tells investors: Springfield ‘continues to ramp;’ entertainment expected to draw more visitors

    MGM tells investors: Springfield ‘continues to ramp;’ entertainment expected to draw more visitors

    Hornbuckle said New England winters tend to keep visitors at home. “Obviously, it’s seasonal. Northeast Corridor, particularly, spring will bring more business. It’s happened throughout Connecticut and throughout the region. We anticipate that,” Hornbuckle said. “We’re in full leverage mode on entertainment, Cher, Aerosmith, Steve Martin all come to Springfield in the near future.” Cher, a veteran of stage and screen, appears at the MassMutual Center on Tuesday night.

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    1. Both Murren and William J. Hornbuckle, resorts president and CEO, were optimistic about MGM Springfield's future, with Murren noting Springfield had a strong March and that it up.
    2. We expect to see at Springfield a ramp-up along the lines from a trajectory that we saw at National Harbor.
    3. Obviously, it's seasonal. Northeast Corridor, particularly, spring will bring more business. It's happened throughout Connecticut and throughout the region. We anticipate that.
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