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Suffolk Downs

Suffolk Downs. (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: Can Suffolk Downs Be Saved?

Here’s hoping the current owners, or new ones, can come to see Suffolk Downs as a new opportunity.

09/17/2014

Suffolk Downs. (WBZ-TV)

Suffolk Downs: Casino Vote Will End Horse Racing

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.

09/16/2014

Artist rendering of proposed Mohegan Sun casino in Revere. (Mohegan Sun Photo)

State Gambling Commission Chair Prefers Mohegan Sun Revere Plan Over Everett

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.

09/08/2014

Artist rendering of proposed Mohegan Sun casino in Revere. (Mohegan Sun Photo)

Boston Mayor Announces Deal With Mohegan Sun

Mayor Walsh says he’s reached a financial compensation agreement with Mohegan Sun as the casino proposes a $1.3 billion casino at Suffolk Downs.

07/10/2014

A rendering of what Wynn Everett could look like. (Credit: WBZ NewsRadio 1030's Bernice Corpuz)

Revere, Everett Casino Public Hearings Set For Tuesday, Wednesday

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.

06/21/2014

Heavy flames at Suffolk Downs. (WBZ-TV)

Fire Damages Building At Suffolk Downs

Firefighters were battling flames and heavy smoke near the horse stables of Suffolk Downs race track Tuesday night.

04/29/2014

Artist rendering of proposed Mohegan Sun casino in Revere. (Mohegan Sun Photo)

Revere Voters Approve Mohegan Sun Casino Plan

Voters in Revere have approved Mohegan Sun’s plan to build a resort casino on land owned by Suffolk Downs.

02/25/2014

Logan Airport parking reached capacity and drivers were directed to Suffolk Downs to park on Feb. 25, 2014. (WBZ-TV)

Logan Parking Reaches Capacity, Drivers Sent To Suffolk Downs

Logan Airport closed down its parking after reaching capacity, Tuesday morning.

02/25/2014

Casino supporters hold a demonstration at Suffolk Downs in Revere on Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013. (Credit: WBZ-TV)

Casino Gambling Key To Survival For 2 Mass. Tracks

By any measure, horse racing has been in marked decline for years in Massachusetts, leaving operators of the state’s two tracks eyeing casino gambling as their last, best hope for survival.

WBZ-TV–02/23/2014

Casino supporters hold a demonstration at Suffolk Downs in Revere on Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013. (Credit: WBZ-TV)

Revere Casino Supporters Hold Rally At Suffolk Downs

More than 100 people rallied Sunday in support of Revere’s bid to build a casino at Suffolk Downs.

12/08/2013

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