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

Taunton casino’s foes will press on

By , Globe Staff

Michelle and Dave Littlefield and their neighbors say they’ll block the Mashpee Wampanoag’s $1 billion project.

Facing competition, MGM takes fight to Congress

By , Globe Staff

The move comes after Conn. lawmakers and tribes joined forces in a strategic move against the planned Springfield casino.

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.