Three well-known casino developers met Thursday’s deadline to submit formal proposals and a $50,000 cash deposit to the City of Springfield, and will compete for the city’s support in pursuit of casino development rights in Western Massachusetts. MGM Resorts, Penn National Gaming and Ameristar will battle for the city’s favor, each proposing a gambling resort project approaching $1 billion. Hard Rock International, which had expressed interest in Springfield did not submit a proposal and will not compete there.
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