State gambling regulators say they see no wrongdoing by Wynn Resorts following last week’s arrest of three owners of the land the company wants to develop into a casino.
Federal and state grand juries have indicted three owners of the waterfront land that Wynn Resorts plans to develop into a $1.6 billion resort casino.
A week after awarding a casino license to Wynn Resorts for their Everett proposal, a state commission will turn its attention to Suffolk Downs in a meeting Thursday.
Acting Commission Chairman James McHugh signed the license along with representatives from the Las Vegas-based gambling company.
The Massachusetts state gaming commission voted Tuesday to award the eastern Massachusetts casino license to Wynn Resorts for its plan in Everett.
State gambling regulators were to resume discussions on awarding the Boston-area casino license to Wynn Resorts or Mohegan Sun.
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.
Boston bid for host status may keep state from collecting $85 million fee this fiscal year.