Sarno has scheduled private meetings with potential developers on Monday. The mayor is expected to have a key role in future casino negotiations, as the state’s new gambling law requires a host community agreement be reached with city officials and approved by voters before developers can apply for a license from the state gaming commission.
MGM Resorts unveiled an $800 million proposal last week for a resort casino and entertainment complex in downtown Springfield "
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Springfield Mayor Domenic J. Sarno has backed off his intention that his city support just one casino project, signaling on Monday a willingness to negotiate with more than one company seeking casino development rights in Western Massachusetts.Read more
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