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

Insurance for Olympics won’t cover every risk

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Olympic organizers want coverage for nearly every possible cost overrun, but specialists say some taxpayer risk is unavoidable.

USOC hails new Boston plan, but wants to see more support

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US Olympic officials insisted they are not considering dropping the bid or replacing Boston as the bid city.

New Olympics plan would give rise to 2 neighborhoods

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The Boston Olympic bid has been recast as a city development proposal too good to pass up.

Baker could make or break Olympic bid

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Boston’s Olympic future could depend on how plans hold up to scrutiny from a new governor with sky-high poll numbers.