A group working to defeat next month’s casino referendum in Springfield Massachusetts is holding a campaign kickoff event this Wednesday. One of the scheduled speakers is Robert Steele. He is a former Congressman from Connecticut who witnessed the growth of casino gambling in Connecticut in the 1990s. He is the author of the novel, The Curse: Big-time Gambling’s Seduction of a Small New England Town.
WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill spoke with Steele who will be speaking in Springfield Wednesday June 26 at Christ Church Cathedral. The event starts at 7PM