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.
Mohegan Sun is back in the Massachusetts casino competition.
Suffolk Downs announced Wednesday that it had chosen Mohegan Sun to help develop and operate a proposed casino on the portion of the horse track’s property in Revere.
A recount has confirmed the defeat of Mohegan Sun’s bid for a resort casino in the town of Palmer.