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

Should a town that doesn’t sell lottery tickets take in less lottery revenue?

By , Globe Staff

Under the state’s current formula, towns with high per-capita lottery spending get less in aid than they paid in.

Online lottery could yield windfall for private companies

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Companies are stepping up their lobbying, putting themselves in a position to receive lucrative lottery contracts if this law passes.

A look at when sin pays

By and , Globe Staff

Governments have long turned to “sin” taxes to boost revenue, and next year marijuana will be added to the slate in Mass.

Driver in 2014 double-fatal crash sentenced to four years

By , Globe Staff

Prosecutors allege Jennifer Guzman was speeding when her BMW crossed the double yellow line and struck a 2002 Toyota Camry traveling in the opposite direction.