Sean P. Murphy

A reporter at the Globe since 1987, Sean P. Murphy covers casinos, gambling and horse racing. A member of the Massachusetts Bar, he is a graduate of Tufts University and Suffolk Law School. Murphy also teaches journalism at Suffolk University.

Latest stories

Legislators ponder diverting money in racehorse fund to other uses

By , Globe Staff

A political deal struck six years ago to prop up the state's languishing horse-racing industry could be in jeopardy.

Voters oppose online lottery, survey finds

By , Globe Staff

Nearly 70 percent of Massachusetts voters do not support legislation that would allow the state lottery to sell tickets online, a new survey has found.

Plainridge Park Casino has best month for revenue since 2015

By , Globe Staff

Plainridge Park Casino brought in $14.3 million in gambling revenue in April, its best month since 2015.

Ignition interlocks take hold as deterrent to drunken driving

By , Globe Staff

Nearly 6,000 convicted drunk drivers in Mass. must prove they are sober to start their vehicles, and do so again, at random intervals, while driving.