The nearly $1 billion casino opening in Massachusetts next month will have free parking.
A spokesman for MGM Springfield tells The Republican newspaper the casino's seven-story, roughly 3,400-space parking garage will be free not just to patrons but to the general public. The spokesman says more details, including a garage opening date, are forthcoming.
The $960 million resort is scheduled to open Aug. 24 as Massachusetts' first Las Vegas-style gambling destination.
The construction of the casino led to the loss of more than 500 parking spaces in the neighborhood and complicated parking for some organizations and businesses.
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The parking garage has already been used on a limited basis to provide parking for construction workers.