Tag Archives: Suffolk Downs
- 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...
- Wynn win Boston casino license, Mohegan Sun gutted, Suffolk Downs to wind down
September 16, 2014
After a long campaign, Wynn Resorts has defeated rival Mohegan Sun to win the right to develop a casino in the Boston area. On Tuesday, a Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) panel voted 3-1 in favor of Wynn’s proposal to build a $1.6b casino in Everett, just north of Boston. Commissioner...
- 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...
- Suffolk Downs and Mohegan Sun partner for Revere casino
November 28, 2013
The second Hunger Games movie may be tearing up box office sales these days, but the way things are going in Massachusetts now, you can make a case that the twists and turns going on there are straight out of a best-selling novel. Here's the plot: Casino A had a...
- Suffolk Downs and Revere re-open casino talks, East Boston up-in-arms
November 14, 2013
The Suffolk Downs racetrack and the city of Revere are hatching a plan to amend an existing casino agreement that would be changed to let the former build its proposed casino entirely in Revere. The original proposal called for the establishment to be developed in a part of town that...
- Mohegan Sun loses bid to gain casino approval from state voters; Suffolk Downs left to reassess next move
November 6, 2013
While New York celebrated the passage of its expanded casino referendum in the state, it's lovely neighbor up north is also having quite an eventful past few days. See, Massachusetts has three casino licenses it wants to give out. With these licenses being dangled out, a number of prospective casino...
Genting Malaysia may lose $274M on Mass. casino bet
May 23, 2017