Bret Michaels gambles on West Springfield

Bret Michaels performs at a press conference at the Eastern States Exposition Friday. (Globe staff photo / Bill Greene)
Bret Michaels performs at a press conference at the Eastern States Exposition Friday. (Globe staff photo / Bill Greene)

We’re not sure why, but Poison’s Bret Michaels played a couple of classic rock covers at Friday’s announcement in West Springfield that Hard Rock Cafe is proposing to build a resort casino on the grounds of the Eastern States Exhibition.

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