The hundred and twenty nine year old First Spiritualist Church located in Springfield, Massachusetts, has been polished off from the ground and is presently on the act to make path for the forthcoming MGM Springfield casino.
Associated Press stated that crews were starting the procedure of moving the church to a place around 200 yards away on Tuesday. The gaming floor of the casino would be right where the church once stood. The reports stated that it took many weeks of fragile work to lift the church off their old foundation and then onto wheels for the move that would take around 3 days to finish. It comes with a great price tag of US$ 800000.
The building weighs around 475 tons. In order to get the sanction to make one of the three new casinos of the state, MGM had to invest to preserving some of downtown history of Springfield. The church has been on National Register of Historic Places since the year 1983, reported AP. The $950 million MGM Springfield resort casino is anticipated to open in the fall of 2018.
Meanwhile, Sammy Watkins, the Buffalo Bills wide receiver, made the most of team workouts in this week being voluntary by determining to utilize the time to get in poker at Harrah’s Cherokee Casino, North Carolina.
The twenty two year old uploaded a snapshot of him cashing out US$ 6500 worth of poker chips to his Facebook account earlier on Tuesday. ESPN reported that Watkins was in Greenville, in South Carolina for a football camp later Sunday with ex Clemson mate Tajh Boyd.