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

Once routine, invitations to White House now a political minefield

By , Globe Staff

An anti-Trump backlash has turned the traditional — and traditionally harmless and hokey — White House victory celebration into the new third rail of sports.

An estimated 1.5 million jubilant fans show Patriots pride at parade

By , Globe Staff

Players and their families rode duck boats, waved to revelers, and basked in the glow of the franchise’s sixth title.

Ridership on commuter rail exploding with fans for Patriots rally

By , and Meghan Barr , Globe Staff

Globe reporters at commuter rail stations in Attleboro and Mansfield reported lines of people several deep standing on the platforms.

MGM’s casino hopes to up the ante in Springfield

By , Globe Staff

Foot traffic in downtown Springfield is up and already changing the area for the better, but is time on the city’s side?