1441 Main Street
Springfield, MA 01103
MGM Springfield is a $960 million casino resort in Springfield, Massachusetts.
MGM Springfield covers three city blocks in Downtown Springfield between Union and State streets, and Columbus Avenue and Main Street.
The casino includes 500,000 square feet of casino gaming, dining, entertainment, hotel, residential and retail facilities.
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GRAND OPENING CELEBRATION - August 24, 2018
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165,000 square feet of dining, retail and entertainment space
15 shops and restaurants
Movie cinema - 50,000 sq-ft and 12 screens
Bowling alley - 20,000 sq-ft
Outdoor stage for free live music and entertainment
Location between Union and Howard streets
Multi-level parking garage with 5,000 parking spaces.
Return to: Massachusetts Casinos.
April 26, 2018
The opening date for the new MGM Springfield has been announced. It will take place on August 24. The project has taken nearly seven years to complete. The opening will take place before the original scheduled date in September.
Being marketed as the first destination to offer both a luxury resort and entertainment in New England. The MGM has cost $960 million to complete.
The casino resort is located in the Downton-South End area off of I-90 and Main Street.
3,000 jobs have been created by the project. Full time positions with benefits will total 2,200 of that number. $40,000 to $55,000 will be te average salary for the full time employees. Springfield residents will make up nearly 35% of the jobs. No more than 10% of the employees will be from outside the city limits. This percentage of hiring is from the employment pledge that was made to the city from the casino.
Construction for the casino resort has resulted in the creation of 2,000 positions.
The hotel will offer 250 guest rooms. The casino will be 125,000 square feet. It will operate 120 table games and 2,550 slot machines. There will also be a poker room. As well as an exclusive area for high rollers. Multiple entertainment venues. The summer event schedule will be announced at a later time. An open air plaza. Space for events and meetings. As well as dining and shopping options.
Planning for the MGM Springfield began in 2011. In May of 2013 the MGM was selected for the winning casino license bid. Then in July of 2013 a vote was approved by Springfield residents to be host city for the casino resort. Groundbreaking took place in 2015.
April 02, 2018
On Monday an announcement was made that over 1,000 new positions will need to be filled for the new MGM opening in Springfield.
The MGM Springfield will be New England's first MGM property. It will cost $960 million to complete. The opening is scheduled to take place in September of this year.
In total there will be 3,000 employees hired for the casino and resort.
The website that is recruiting potential employees lists job descriptions for the open positions. Many of the jobs are related to food service. There are also other support services needs. Such as painters, locksmiths, carpenters, and electronic technicians. In addition, there are people that will be needed for management, human resources, and assistance with services for conferences.
In 2012 an announcement for the MGM Springfield was made. Since that time, personal training and education has been offered by over 25 organizations to assist people to prepare for employment at the casino resort.
Massachusetts Gaming Law requires that some of the future employees under go licensing for some of the casino positions. The MGM career center will assist candidates with this process. All the employees will under go background checks.
The annual payroll is expected to be nearly $100 million. The average salary will be over $40,000. Many of the positions will be full time and also offer benefits.
35 percent of the employees are expected to live in Springfield. The rest will come from other areas of the region.