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 Resorts offers Boston $1m upfront, $2.6m annually

By Mark Arsenault , Globe Staff

Rival applicant Mohegan Sun promised an $18 million annual payment to the city.

Gambling panel to decide city’s share from Everett casino

By Mark Arsenault , Globe Staff

Mayor Walsh and casino officials have been unable to reach an agreement on a compensation package.

State gambling commission set to decide how much Boston should receive from Everett casino

By Mark Arsenault , Globe Staff

State gambling commissioners will reluctantly move ahead with a plan to determine how much compensation Boston deserves from a Wynn Resorts casino in Everett, while still hoping the city and the Las Vegas casino giant can come to terms on a voluntary agreement.

Coakley seeks strict controls on casino credit to gamblers

By Mark Arsenault , Globe Staff

The attorney general wants a prohibition on casinos placing liens on the homes of their customers.