1. Springfield leaders say casino gambling is 'game changer' but much more pending for economic development

    Springfield leaders say casino gambling is 'game changer' but much more pending for economic development

    Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Chief Development Officer Kevin E. Kennedy said the city is making great progress in pursuing a casino project, having two “first class” companies, MGM Resorts International and Penn National Gaming competing for the sole license available in Western Massachusetts. Each project is roughly $800 million, with MGM proposing a casino in the South End and Penn National proposing a project in the North End of the downtown district.

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