Surrounding Communities Against the Springfield Casino
Facts and Resources to Assist Western Mass Communities Resist a Casino in Springfield



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.

NoCasinoSpringfield's Primary Election Guide:
NoCasinoSpringfield reached out to every major statewide candidate for office, and many local candidates for their views on casinos.  A full guide based on those responses and public statements can be found here

Completed Questionnaires:

Governor:                Don Berwick            Steve Grossman
                Lt. Governor:            Leland Cheung
Attorney General:     Maura Healy            Warren Tolman   

The presentation the Mass Gaming Commission doesn't want you to see

  Not Too Close - The people who know casinos best don't want one nearby

Not Too Close


NEW STUDY Shows 31 Facts about why a casino is a bad idea for Springfield

“Looking back, almost everyone in this town would have fought the casino”

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.