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

Somerville files new claim against Everett casino

By , Globe Staff

Somerville’s mayor says public benefits of the casino are far outweighed by harm to waterfront.

Taunton property owners sue to block tribal casino

By , Globe Staff

The reservation status of land in Taunton is challenged, potentially delaying or ending casino plans of the Mashpee Wampanoag.

Gambling panel OK’s casino deal between Boston, Wynn

By , Globe Staff

The agreement reached last week between the City of Boston and Wynn Resorts ends months of animosity between the two sides.

Deal with Boston advances Everett casino plan

By and , Globe Staff

But before the first card can be dealt at the blackjack table, Wynn Resorts and its backers must maneuver past a few remaining obstacles.