Penn National Gaming
Anti-casino activists are calling for a debate with lawmakers and casino executives.
On Friday, Penn National Gaming announced it has submitted an electronic payment of $25 million to the state for the Plainridge Park Casino gambling license.
The company that was awarded a license for the state’s first and only slots parlor says it is ready to start construction on the facility.
The state’s first licensed slot parlor is eyeing next spring for a possible opening.
Springfield officials say all three casino developers who submitted proposals during the first phase of the city’s selection process have been approved for the next phase of consideration.
Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno is set to meet with representatives of several companies interested in putting a casino in the state’s third-largest city.