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THE MGM SPRINGFIELD opened Friday morning in Western Massachusetts, just north of Connecticut. / COURTESY MGM

MGM Springfield opens Friday

PROVIDENCE – The MGM Springfield opened in Springfield, Mass., Friday morning at 11 a.m.The $960 million casino is located just over the Connecticut line,...
FITNESS SERVED: IGT has a robust healthy-activity culture, including company groups that play basketball and volleyball at lunchtime Thursdays at the company’s West Greenwich campus. From far left: Manish Verma, director of technology; Yanna Tow, systems administrator; Frank Staskiewicz, senior printed circuit board designer; Lucas Halkidis, electrical engineering intern; Tom Quaranta, mechanical engineer; Jim Lyons, principal business systems analyst; and Bruce Parkes, consulting hardware engineer. 
 / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

IGT’s got game on healthy lifestyle choices

Healthiest Employees: 5,000+ Employees | #1. International Game Technology PLC CEO (or equivalent): Renato Ascoli, CEO, North America Number of employees: 7,000When it comes to promoting...

Hasbro turns $60.3M Q2 profit following Q1 rout on Toys R...

PAWTUCKET – Hasbro Inc. reported a $60.3 million profit in the second quarter of 2018 on Monday, or 48 cents per diluted share, reflecting...

Twin River enters merger agreement with Del.-based Dover Downs, plans to...

LINCOLN - Twin River Worldwide Holdings Inc. has entered into a definitive merger agreement with Dover Downs Gaming & Entertainment Inc. of Dover, Del.,...
the prop: “I really want to encourage [Evelyn, 2, and Vivienne, 5,] to seek out opportunities in the STEM field, because I feel [women are] still under-represented.”    / PBN PHOTO/MIKE SKORSKI

Steven Mooney Jr., 36

SENIOR TECHNOLOGY MANAGER – INTERNATIONAL GAME TECHNOLOGY PLCWhere do you see yourself professionally in 20 years? Still in the industry of technology. Just to...
the prop: Tom Parrish holds Trinity Rep’s Tony Award for best regional theater: “I’m honored and proud to lead Rhode Island’s Tony Award-winning theater company.” / PBN PHOTO/MIKE SKORSKI

Tom Parrish, 39

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR – TRINITY REPERTORY COMPANYWhere do you see yourself professionally in 20 years? Hopefully retired after a successful career in the American theater.What...
VESTAS 11TH HOUR RACING placed first in the Gothenburg, Sweden in-port race. The team is no longer in contention for a podium finish in the Volvo Ocean Race. / COURTESY VOLVO OCEAN RACE/JESUS RENANDO

Vestas 11th Hour Racing snags in-port win in Gothenburg

PROVIDENCE – Vestas 11th Hour Racing placed first in the Volvo Ocean Race’s Gothenburg, Sweden, in-port race Sunday.However, despite the win, MAPFRE locked up...
HASBRO HAS CLOSED on a deal valued at $522 million with Saban Properties to acquire several brands including Saban's Power Rangers. / COURTESY HASBRO

Hasbro closes deal for Saban’s Power Rangers

PAWTUCKET – Hasbro Inc. has closed its deal to acquire several brands from Saban Properties LLC, including Saban’s Power Rangers, in a combination of...
IGT REPORTED a $64. 5 million loss for the first quarter of 2018.

IGT reports $64.5M loss for Q1

PROVIDENCE – International Game Technology PLC reported a net loss of $64.5 million for the first quarter of 2018, compared with a net loss...
EAST GREENWICH-BASED Verdi Productions recently completed location filming in downtown Providence for "Valut," a movie that recounts the $30 million robbery of the Patriarca crime family in the 1970s. / PBN PHOTO/ELI SHERMAN

‘Vault’ filming uses Superman Building, downtown

PROVIDENCE – For two weeks that ended over the weekend, the state’s tallest building was transformed into the set and production offices for the upcoming...
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