For the second time, Revere residents will vote on a proposed casino at Suffolk Downs.
The battle over locating a casino at the Suffolk Downs Racetrack is in the homestretch, as Revere residents prepare to vote on the plan, next Tuesday.
Boston Mayor Martin Walsh is asking the Massachusetts Gaming Commission to preserve the city’s rights both as a host and as a surrounding community in talks over proposed casino projects in Revere and Everett.
State gambling regulators have adopted a plan that would allow Mohegan Sun to pursue a proposed resort casino on land owned by Suffolk Downs in Revere, pending the results of a second vote by Revere residents.
Residents of the East Boston neighborhood and the city of Revere will decide Tuesday whether to allow Suffolk Downs to go forward with its bid for a $1 billion casino at the 78-year-old thoroughbred race track.