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

Plainridge casino says there’s no deception in their online casino game

By , Globe Staff

One major criticism of online casino games is that it allows players to win at a higher rate than they can realistically expect at the brick-and-mortar casino.

Taunton casino opponents will get their day in court

By , Globe Staff

Three months after construction on a $1 billion casino began in Taunton, it could come to an abrupt halt.

Plainridge Park Casino’s revenue slips back to where it was

By , Globe Staff

The amount of daily revenue at the state’s first casino has moved very little in the past four months.

Plainridge Casino agrees to cut odds on problem gambling

By , Globe Staff

The slot parlor’s new “play management” system is designed to help players keep their losses under control.