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MGM Reducing Scope Of Springfield Casino Project

Oct 20, 2015
Originally published on October 20, 2015 2:27 pm

MGM is scaling down the size of the proposed resort casino project in Springfield, Massachusetts

MGM is reducing the size of the project by 122,000 square feet according to a revised environmental impact report filed with the state.  

Although no change is planned in the size of the casino gambling floor there would be downsizing in the retail, dining and entertainment parts of the project.

Earlier MGM scrapped a planned 25-story hotel.

Springfield City Council President Mike Fenton said once again city leaders were caught off guard by MGM.

"This is another surprise," said Fenton.

The council and the state gaming commission must approve the design changes.

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