Boston Mayor Martin Walsh is sueing the Massachusetts Gaming Commission over their decision to award a license to a Wynn casino project in Everett.
Boston Mayor Martin Walsh is not happy concerning the Massachusetts Gaming Commission’s decision to award a casino to Wynn Resorts in Everett.
The city had already filed against the state gaming commission, one that accuses the board of violating Massachusetts’ casino law and the commission’s own rules on how to award licenses to prospective casino operators on Wednesday, that displeasure was expressed through an expanded version of the lawsuit.
Based on a study by Andrea Estes associated with Boston world, the new lawsuit claims that the commission broke rules on a few occasions in an endeavor to make sure that the Wynn project would be selected more than a Mohegan Sun-backed proposal at Suffolk Downs in Revere.
The town of Boston might have gotten $18 million per from the Suffolk Downs casino thanks to an agreement negotiated between the city and the developers of that resort year.
However, no such deal was made between the town and Wynn Resorts, meaning that the video gaming commission’s decision to provide the license towards the Everett casino might have cost the city significant revenue.
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The newest form of the problem is similar to the original lawsuit filed by the town of Boston back in January.
However, the new lawsuit is Continue reading « Boston Expands Lawsuit Against Massachusetts Gaming Commission »