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

Revere mayor opposes special election for slot parlor

By , Globe Staff

More than 4,000 voters in Revere have signed a petition in support of the local ballot question.

US asks judge to reconsider ruling on Mashpee casino

By , Globe Staff

A judge ruled last month that the federal government erred when it approved a Mashpee reservation in Taunton, site of a proposed casino.

Somerville drops Wynn casino fight

By , Globe Staff

“While we did not get everything we asked for, the appeal did yield significant and meaningful results,” said the city’s mayor.

In casino battle, tribe’s sovereignty could be at risk

By , Globe Staff

On Cape Cod, the hard-won status of lands designated as a Native American reservation is in jeopardy.