New England News
4:21 pm
Wed January 16, 2013

City Releases Details Of Casino Proposals

The detailed plans and related documents for two competing resort casino proposals in Springfield Massachusetts have been made public. 

Credit Penn National Gaming


 

   In keeping a pledge to be transparent the casino development plans by MGM and Penn National were posted Wednesday on the city’s web site.  Held back from public view was information considered proprietary.  A team of advisories and consultants will recommend to Mayor Domenic Sarno if he should negotiate host community deals with one or both of the companies.

   MGM and Penn are in a competition for development rights in Springfield, and also in a bigger competition with Hard Rock and Mohegan Sun for the only casino license that will be awarded in western Massachusetts.