MGM Resorts Frontrunner for Western Massachusetts Casino Venture



It’s a sort of skip America pageant for Massachusetts casinos, and it’s now down to the round that is finalist MGM Resorts Overseas is waiting tearfully featuring its Springfield, Massachusetts sash on, hoping her name are going to be called to express the western part of the state as the only casino task.

The announcement came recently that MGM overcome out runner-up Penn National Gaming with their proposition to Springfied Mayor Domenic Sarno, with a project plan royal vegas casino canada to build an $800 million hotel-casino on a site that is 10-acre stays in pretty bad shape from 2011 tornado damage.

‘Today is just a day that is great both MGM Resorts as well as the city of Springfield,’ MGM Resorts President Bill Hornbuckle said in a statement (while adjusting his digital tiara.). ‘ We now have worked very difficult to show our project worthy of this opportunity. It has been an extraordinary journey thus far, so we look ahead to the next period.’

Finalists Proceed to Upcoming Round

There can only be one winner in this beauty pageant, and before MGM can even move on to the final round, it will be needing approval through the Springfield City Council and the city’s voting public. As soon as it passes that hurdle, it are able to go to outsmile, out-dazzle, and outdo both a prospective western springfield intense Rock Global project, and a Palmer Mohegan Sun casino-hotel. Oh, the nail-biting!

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Pittsburgh Streams Casino Accused of Racist Policies



Some constituents are unhappy in what they perceive to be policies that are racist Pittsburgh’s Rivers Casino

The streams Casino in Pittsburgh is not the type of casino that always makes headlines. But one politician that is local worried that the casino has recently placed policies into place that show an ugly pattern one that might, in fact, be discriminatory towards black patrons.

Earlier this month, an Allegheny County councilwoman named Amanda Green Hawkins wrote a letter to the casino’s general manager. In the letter, she asked a question that is pointed why several events that seemed become targeted at the local African-American community had been cancelled, afflicted by higher pricing, or faced other unequal conditions.

According to Councilwoman Hawkins, a pattern is followed by the letter of reports she received from her constituents.

Perhaps Racist Policies Questioned

‘There have been allegations of competition discrimination,’ Hawkins stated. ‘Constituents have called me or written me e-mails about things they’ve seen going on [at Rivers Casino] that they say are just racism.’

There were several examples in current months that prompted the letter. Into the letter, Hawkins highlighted an event held last month by a black motorcycle club called the Pittsburgh Ruff Ryders. The casino discovered that the event was overcrowding the certain area it had been held in, and so shut the event down early. However, there [Read more…]