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.

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A look at when sin pays

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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

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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.

Plainridge casino’s revenue slips

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Revenue dropped from $12.6 million in December to $12.1 million, according to new figures released Wednesday.

Foxwoods didn’t stop gambling addict who asked to be banned — until he won

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Distraught over his losses, David Schreiber asked the casino to ban him. But he keeps gambling and, he says, Foxwoods does not stop him.