Recently, A report by the MGM Springfield officials stated that, one million visitors checked out Massachusetts first Resort casino in its first six weeks of Operation.
The company reported that the attendance figures and other early results for the casino that opened on Aug 24 near the Connecticut state line to State gambling regulator reviewing the facility’s initial days of operation.
MGM Springfield president Michael Mathis says that, “The State gaming commission that the hotel, casino Entertainment and shopping complex generated more than $36 Million in gambling earnings those early weeks, translating to about $9 million in tax revenues for the state, which collects 25% of its gambling revenue.
“Casino is averaging more than 15,000 visitors per day, which is roughly on par with expectation,” MGM Spokesperson Saverio Mancini said after the meeting.
Commission officials said, “Their reviews found no major issues at the Casino’s outdoor Plaza, even though alcohol is permitted there. The Casino recently banned families from crossing through the gambling floor because it had become too difficult to enforce underage gambling rules.
Rush street gaming had asked the panel to reconsider its 2016 decision not to award the chicago based company a gambling license for a proposed casino on the Brockton Fairgrounds.