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

A Harvard face-off in the court of public opinion

By , Globe Staff

In an Ali-Frazier battle of legal minds, former federal judge Nancy Gertner this week smote celebrated legal scholar Alan Dershowitz in the opinion section of the New York Times.

Wynn Resorts in preliminary talks with MGM to sell Everett casino

By , Globe Staff

MGM is currently building a $960 million casino in Springfield, scheduled to open this fall, and would likely have to sell that property if it buys the Wynn casino.

Gaming commission says Wynn Resorts builds casino on ‘at-risk basis’

By , Globe Staff

There was an elephant in the room at Thursday’s commission meeting: its ongoing investigation into sexual misconduct allegations against Steve Wynn.

In the six months since the Red Sox last played, a different world has emerged

By , Globe Staff

With the start of the season upon us, we’ve compiled a lineup of nine of the biggest developments since Dustin Pedroia grounded out to end last season, a snapshot of how quickly, and decisively, the world can change.