Mayor Marty Walsh says the city of Boston is expanding its lawsuit against the Massachusetts Gaming Commission.
Wynn Resorts says Boston has declined to accept a $1 million payment the company made to help offset the impacts of the casino it plans to build in neighboring Everett.
The state gambling commission is defending the way it handled awarding a license to Wynn Resorts for an Everett casino.
Boston Mayor Martin Walsh has filed suit against the Massachusetts Gaming Commission, arguing Charlestown residents should have a vote.
Somerville filed a lawsuit last week against the state Gaming Commission asking a state court judge to void the Wynn license.
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.