May 01, 2019

Technical Backgrounder: Gaming Tax Revenue in the Commonwealth’s Budget

Last summer, MGM Springfield opened its doors to the public and in doing so, opened the door to a new era of casino gaming in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The next milestone of this era is on track to come in June 2019 when Encore Boston Harbor opens for business. These new resort-style casinos come just three years after the opening of the only slots parlor in the state, Plainridge Park Casino in Plainville, in June 2015.