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.
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.
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.
Firefighters were battling flames and heavy smoke near the horse stables of Suffolk Downs race track Tuesday night.
Voters in Revere have approved Mohegan Sun’s plan to build a resort casino on land owned by Suffolk Downs.
Logan Airport closed down its parking after reaching capacity, Tuesday morning.
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.
More than 100 people rallied Sunday in support of Revere’s bid to build a casino at Suffolk Downs.
Revere is negotiating a brand new host community agreement with Suffolk Downs that would bring a billion dollar resort casino to the city.