First Building of MGM Casino Opens in Western Massachusetts - NECN
Massachusetts

Massachusetts

The latest news from around the state

First Building of MGM Casino Opens in Western Massachusetts

    processing...

    NEWSLETTERS

    First Building of MGM Casino Opens in Western Massachusetts

    MGM has opened the first building of its resort casino complex in western Massachusetts.

    About 50 employees moved into the casino's new administrative office this week. The building will eventually house some 300 corporate and human resource workers, as well as a training school for prospective casino workers.

    The nearly $1 billion casino development is expected to employ some 3,000 workers and cover three city blocks when it opens in September.

    The hotel, casino and entertainment complex will be Massachusetts' first Las Vegas-style resort. Wynn is also building a resort in the Boston suburb of Everett planned for 2019.

    Democrats Release Memo to Counter GOP's FBI Claims

    [NATL-NY] Democrats Release Memo to Counter GOP's FBI Claims

    A redacted, declassified memo released by Democrats on the House intelligence committee Saturday aims to counter a narrative that Republicans on the committee have pushed for months — that the FBI and Justice Department conspired against President Donald Trump during his presidential campaign, abusing a secret surveillance process to spy on one of his operatives in its Russia investigation. Checkey Beckford reports.

    (Published 2 hours ago)

    The MGM project has already prompted Connecticut's policymakers and casino-owning Indian tribes to plan for a satellite casino near the state line to mitigate the impact on its gambling industry.

    Get the latest from necn anywhere, anytime

    • Download the App

      Available for IOS and Android