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Lasell Professor Interviewed on NPR re: MGM Casino Opening

August 24, 2018

The MGM Casino in Springfield, Massachusetts held its Grand Opening yesterday. The Commonwealth's first full casino is now officially open for business.

Barbara Howard from NPR's All Things Considered was front and center for all of the action, which included a performance from Blue Man Group.  

Howard spoke with Lasell College professor Paul DeBole, who studies public policy within the gaming industry and has advised casinos during his career.  

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More information on Professor DeBole is available on his profile page on  

With the MGM Casino now open and the Encore Boston Harbor opening in 2019, Lasell's Resort and Casino Management major is becoming increasingly popular. More information on this program can be found under Lasell's Academic Program page