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

Gambling revenue ticks up at Plainridge Park Casino

By , Globe Staff

The increase builds on gains that have brightened the financial outlook at the state’s first casino.

Construction set to begin on Springfield casino’s garage

By , Globe Staff

MGM Resorts said work on the garage would begin this month, the first significant step for the sprawling casino complex.

State panel gets primer on ‘social casino games’

By , Globe Staff

Tuesday’s meeting comes after questions were raised about whether online games that mimic casinos are deceptive.

Wynn casino gets building permit from city of Everett

By , Globe Staff

The permit’s issuance was never really in doubt for the $2 billion project, which will include environmental cleanup.