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US – Revere files suit over award of Wynn Everett

Having lost out in the race for a Greater Boston casino licence to Everett and Wynn Resorts, the City of Revere has now filed a suit against the state gambling commission, claiming that the commission ‘acted arbitrarily and capriciously’ and ‘gave Wynn unequal (and better) treatment than other gaming applicants.’ It also claims that commissioners…

US – Suffolk Downed by Wynn’s casino victory

Having been beaten by the Wynn Everett proposal, Suffolk Downs racetrack will be shutting up shop claiming it cannot remain in operation without the casino license it had bid for in partnership Mohegan Sun. Suffolk Downs was one of just two horse racetracks in Boston and the only thoroughbred track. It had invested US3.25m on…

US – Caesars fights back over Massachusetts ruling

Having been forced from the race to land a casino licence in the Greater Boston region, Caesars Entertainment is now suing the Massachusetts Gaming Commission, claiming that its ruling that Caesars was not suitable for a casino licence breached its civil rights. In October, the commission’s said Caesars would not be able to compete for the…

US – Caesars forced to withdraw from Suffolk Downs racino bid

Suffolk Downs’ race course owners has asked Caesars Entertainment to withdraw from a casino project competing for the sole Greater Boston resort casino license due to concerns that the international casino operator would fail its mandatory state background check. Less than three weeks before East Boston cast its votes on which of the casino proposal…

US – Caesars signs host agreement with Boston

Suffolk Downs and Caesars Entertainment have reached a historic host community agreement with the City of Boston, a critical step in the pursuit of a license to develop a world-class casino resort at the site of the East Boston thoroughbred racetrack. The agreements provide the city with significant employment opportunities for local residents, infrastructure improvements…