Mark Arsenault

Mark Arsenault covers casino development and gambling issues for The Boston Globe. He joined the newspaper in 2010 in the Washington, D.C., bureau, where he covered national politics and the U.S. Congress. He has worked at newspapers in New England since 1989, including 10 years at The Providence Journal.

Latest stories

Wynn stresses ‘wow’ factor during speech in Vegas

By Mark Arsenault , Globe Staff

Steve Wynn told the Global Gaming Expo he plans to impress patrons “from the moment of arrival” at his Everett resort.

Casino law ad focuses on jobs

By Mark Arsenault , Globe staff

The first television spot defending the state casino law debuts Tuesday and highlights the benefits of a casino in Springfield.


Gambling’s former top lobbyist lands at Harvard

By Mark Arsenault , Globe Staff

Frank J. Fahrenkopf Jr. weighs in on the possible Massachusetts casino repeal.

After casino license victory, Steve Wynn takes conciliatory tone

By Mark Arsenault , Globe Staff

The billionaire said he is grateful to build in Everett, and eager to reboot a chilly relationship with Marty Walsh.