Tag Archives: repeal the casino deal
- Wynn formalizes Boston casino license; Suffolk Downs announces closing date
September 18, 2014
Casino operator Wynn Resorts has officially signed the Boston-area casino license it was awarded on Tuesday by the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC). On Wednesday, Wynn senior VP Robert DeSalvio signed the agreement allowing it to build a $1.6b casino in Everett, just north of Boston. Wynn’s win came at the...
- Massachusetts anti-casino group being seriously outspent in lobbying voters
September 6, 2014
The group trying to repeal Massachusetts’ casino legislation is being seriously outspent by their pro-casino opponents. The Repeal The Casino Deal group managed to convince a court to put the 2011 casino legislation repeal question on this November’s election ballot but they’re being outspent by a 7-1 ratio in attempting...
- Massachusetts voters don’t back casino repeal; Mohegan Sun called two-timers
September 4, 2014
Massachusetts casino hopefuls are breathing a little easier after a new poll showed a majority of voters aren’t in favor of repealing state gambling laws. This week saw a new UMass Lowerll/7News poll showing 59% of the state’s likely voters don’t support a ballot initiative seeking to repeal the 2011...
- Massachusetts court rules that voters will decide whether to repeal casino law
June 24, 2014
Massachusetts voters will decide whether to repeal the state’s 2011 casino laws after the Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) ruled that the question will be allowed on the election ballot this November. The state passed legislation in 2011 authorizing three casinos and one slot parlor, with MGM Resorts having only just...
Genting Malaysia may lose $274M on Mass. casino bet
May 23, 2017
MGM’s Maryland casino National Harbor sets new revenue record
September 7, 2017