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Opinion

Joan Vennochi

Have Mass. casinos become a risky bet?

Scott Butera is nothing but blunt when it comes to explaining what casino operators want from their customers — “their wallet and their spend.”

The chief executive of Foxwoods Resort Casino is also candid about customers he can do without — for example, those stereotypical busloads of senior citizens who show up with walkers and oxygen tanks.

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