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

The abiding success of Keno in a casino era

By , Globe Staff

Keno rang up $900 million in Massachusetts sales last fiscal year.

No marijuana smoking in casinos, at least for now

By , Globe Staff

Marijuana is set to become legal next month for recreational use, but don’t expect to partake while playing those spinning, colorful slot machines.

Revenue at Plainridge Park falls by more than 5 percent in October

By , Globe Staff

It has boosted its payouts, a calculated decision to forgo short-term revenue in hopes of building a durable customer base.

After long decline, harness racing receives jolt from Plainville casino

By , Globe Staff

The state’s lone track has enjoyed a revival since the Plainridge Park Casino opened next door.