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

MGM battles Conn. proposal for rival casino

By , Globe Staff

The firm has hired former US attorney general Eric Holder to crush a plan to open a casino just across the state line.

MGM says it will spend $950m on casino in Springfield

By , Globe Staff

Executives now say their company will spend $950 million on a casino, a $150 million increase in its previous estimate.

Revenue at state’s first casino dips again in October

By , Globe Staff

It’s the third consecutive month where revenues have fallen at Plainridge Park Casino, which opened in June.

Federal judge issues ruling against tribal casino on Martha’s Vineyard

By , Globe Staff

A federal judge released a ruling that denies the right of the Aquinnah Wampanoag Indians to open a casino on Martha’s Vineyard.