Massachusetts Gaming Commission
The city of Revere and a union representing Suffolk Downs workers filed a lawsuit against the Massachusetts Gaming Commission Thursday for awarding a casino license to Wynn Resorts in Everett.
A Suffolk Downs official says horse racing will be coming to an end at the track as a result of the Massachusetts Gaming Commission’s decision to award a casino license to Wynn Resorts.
As the Massachusetts Gaming Commission begins deliberations on licensing a Boston-area casino, the panel’s chairman revealed he likes a Revere plan better than one proposed for Everett.
Mohegan Sun has proposed a $1.3 billion casino on the Revere side of the Suffolk Downs horse racing track and Wynn Resorts has proposed a $1.6 billion casino on a former chemical plant site in Everett.
Wynn Resorts says it has signed agreements with four more Boston-area communities as it seeks to build a $1.2 billion resort-style casino in Everett.
Companies looking to win a Massachusetts casino license say the state needs to change how it taxes winnings to avoid discouraging gamblers and cutting the state’s and casino’s take.
The Massachusetts Gaming Commission says it may have to push back the timetable for awarding the sole eastern Massachusetts resort casino license.
Costly airfares, luxury hotels and expensive meals out on the town; the cost of the state’s Gaming Commission is adding up.
An overflow crowd packed the Boston convention center on Wednesday to hear Mohegan Sun and Wynn Resorts make high-powered pitches.
Three companies seeking state licenses to build resort casinos in Massachusetts have filed final applications with the state gaming commission.