MGM Inks Town Mitigation Deal For $800M Casino Proposal

Law360, New York (December 4, 2013, 6:38 PM EST) -- A unit of MGM Resorts International has reached its first mitigation deal with a community near the site of its proposed $800 million casino in Massachusetts, after officials for the town of Ludlow on Tuesday approved the agreement.

In a unanimous vote, the Ludlow Board of Selectman greenlighted the agreement with MGM, but conditioned it to allow for further beneficial provisions to be negotiated if possible. Though some city officials complained that they would have liked to see more benefits in the deal, which offers an...
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