A CASINO WILL DAMAGE OUR ECONOMY.
With competition from CT, RI, NY, and possibly NH, a Springfield casino will not be a destination casino but will rely on locals, removing money from the local economy and siphoning it off to Boston and Las Vegas.
The presentation the Mass Gaming Commission doesn't want you to see
– Sharon Wadecki, Ledyard, CT City Councilor, home of Foxwoods Casino
SPRINGFIELD VOTERS NARROWLY approved the referendum 57-43 (for reference, the town of Everett pass their referendum 83-17!). By showing our opposition, we can show the Mass Gaming Commission that the people of Western Mass don't want a casino in Greater Springfield just like West Springfield in their referendum.