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It’s a construction zone filled with steel and concrete right now, but in less than 2 years, this will be the center piece of the new Wynn Boston Harbor resort.

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4/17/2018

article Massachusetts Court Case May Provide Transparency On Wynn Casino Deal
(Massachusetts) -- As Wynn Resorts (Wynn) continues construction on its $2.5 billion casino in Everett, MA (just outside Boston), a case is winding its way through...

4/16/2018

article Worker Killed at Casino Construction Site
(Massachusetts) -- OSHA is investigating the death of a 56-year-old construction worker at the Wynn Boston Harbor casino in Everett who was killed after sustaining...
article MGM doesn't deny report of interest in Wynn Boston Harbor casino license
(Massachusetts) -- The mayor of Springfield doesn't want to speculate and didn't want to talk further about it. MGM officials don't want to, either. But MGM...

4/15/2018

article WALKER: Everett shouldn’t have to pay for Steve Wynn’s misdeeds
(Massachusetts) -- Just when there seemed to be no bizarre turns left for the Wynn casino in Everett, news broke last week that the company has discussed selling the not...

4/14/2018

article Gaming landscape cloudy amid Wynn speculation
(Massachusetts) -- Before the roulette wheel starts spinning or the first legal blackjack hand is dealt, the gambling landscape in Massachusetts could be primed for a...

4/13/2018

article Mass. Gaming Landscape Unsettled Amid Reports Of MGM Talks With Wynn Resorts
(Massachusetts) -- Before the roulette wheel starts spinning or the first legal blackjack hand is dealt, the gambling landscape in Massachusetts could be primed for a...
article MGM doesn't deny report of interest in Wynn Boston Harbor casino license
(Massachusetts) -- The mayor of Springfield doesn't want to speculate and didn't want to talk further about it. MGM officials don't want to, either. But MGM...
article Wynn Resorts CEO Maddox Says Sale of Boston Casino a Possibility
(Massachusetts) -- Wynn Resorts Ltd. Chief Executive Officer Matt Maddox said he remains committed to finishing the $2.5 billion casino the company is building in the...
article Wynn Resorts Limited considering Wynn Boston Harbor sale
(Massachusetts) -- In Massachusetts, Wynn Resorts Limited has reportedly held preliminary talks with rival MGM Resorts International about the possibility of selling off...

4/12/2018

article Asked about report of possible sale of Wynn Boston Harbor, gaming commission chairman says he has no inside information
(Massachusetts) -- Is the $2.4 billion Wynn Boston Harbor casino being shopped around for a sale? Citing an unnamed source, Bloomberg reported last week that Wynn...
article Wynn Resorts Discuss Boston-Area Casino Sale With MGM
(Massachusetts) -- Wynn Resorts Ltd., reeling from allegations of sexual misconduct by its founder, discussed a possible sale of its $2.5 billion casino under...
article Wynn Resorts in Early Talks to Sell Boston-Area Casino Project to MGM
(Massachusetts) -- Wynn Resorts Ltd. has been in talks to sell its partially built Boston-area casino project to rival MGM Resorts International, according to people...

4/11/2018

article How Wynn’s Boston Casino Is Rising on Land Tied to a Mobster
(Massachusetts) -- Massachusetts is reviewing whether the company buried sexual misconduct to get a gaming license. But another cloud hangs over the megaproject on the...

4/10/2018

article Whatever happens to Wynn Boston Harbor casino, Gaming Commission, Everett officials will play big role, Gov. Charlie Baker says
(Massachusetts) -- Whether the Wynn Boston Harbor casino gets sold or stays in the hands of the Steve Wynn's former company, Massachusetts gambling regulators and...
article Wynn Resorts seeks to remove Steve Wynn from its Mass. license
(Massachusetts) -- Steve Wynn has left Wynn Resorts, the casino giant he founded. Now, the Nevada company that bears his name wants him off its Massachusetts license as...

4/9/2018

article Wynn Resorts considering sale of under-construction Massachusetts casino
(Massachusetts) -- Talks are underway about the possible sale of Wynn Boston Harbor, the still under construction casino being built just outside Boston, Bloomberg...

4/8/2018

article Wynn’s presence in Mass. could be in doubt amid investigation
(Massachusetts) -- The fate of Wynn Resorts’ license for a $2.4 billion gambling palace it is building in Everett now hinges on a state investigation that may not...

4/7/2018

article Informal talks underway about sale of Everett Wynn Casino, says report
(Massachusetts) -- The Everett casino is still under construction, but Wynn Resorts new CEO is already talking about dumping it, according to a Bloomberg report. An...
article Wynn’s presence in Mass. could be in doubt amid investigation
(Massachusetts) -- The fate of Wynn Resorts’ license for a $2.4 billion gambling palace it is building in Everett now hinges on a state investigation that may not...

4/6/2018

article Massachusetts gambling regulators ramp up Wynn probe
(Massachusetts) -- Massachusetts casino regulators are stepping up their probe of Wynn Resorts in the wake of sexual misconduct allegations that led to the departure of...
article Massachusetts Gaming Commission chairman defends investigators after missed email on Wynn allegation
(Massachusetts) -- Steve Crosby, the chairman of the Massachusetts Gaming Commission defended the agency investigators looking into sexual misconduct allegations against...
article Wynn Resorts CEO Said to Weigh Sale of Boston-Area Casino
(Massachusetts) -- Wynn Resorts Ltd.’s new Chief Executive Officer Matt Maddox has had informal talks about a sale of the company’s still-under-construction...
article School teaches how to work in a casino
(Massachusetts) -- Two major casinos will be opening in Massachusetts in the coming months. MGM Springfield expects to have its doors open for business this fall...
article Construction worker who died at Wynn casino site was the ‘rock of his family’
(Massachusetts) -- A construction worker who died Tuesday after an accident at the site of the Wynn Boston Harbor resort and casino under construction in Everett was...

4/4/2018

article ABRAHAM: The Wynn mess, and the Mass. Gaming Commission’s big problem
(Massachusetts) -- A fish rots from the head, but it rarely stops there. Steve Wynn is detaching himself from the company building a gambling palace on the Mystic River...
article Worker at Boston-area casino construction site dies
(Massachusetts) -- A worker helping build the Boston area's new casino has died. A spokesman for Wynn Boston Harbor said in a statement Wednesday that the worker...
article Wynn construction worker who died after getting injured on the job ID’d as Seekonk man
(Massachusetts) -- Federal and state investigators are trying to determine what caused a deadly accident Tuesday at the site of the Wynn Boston Harbor resort and casino...

3/31/2018

article 'Encore Boston Harbor'? Wynn Boston Harbor casino could get renamed, executives acknowledge
(Massachusetts) -- It's been one of the swirling questions since the sexual misconduct allegations against casino mogul Steve Wynn were first announced: Is the name...

3/30/2018

article Wynn name appears likely to be removed from Everett casino
(Massachusetts) -- Officials from Wynn Resorts Ltd. are considering removing the “Wynn” name from the $2.4 billion Wynn Boston Harbor casino now under...
article Wynn Name Could Be Removed From Boston Harbor Casino Project
(Massachusetts) -- Wynn Boston Harbor, the $2.4 billion integrated casino resort under construction in nearby Everett, might lose what was once considered its most...

3/19/2018

article Wynn is given the go-ahead to dispose of shares
(Las Vegas) -- A regulatory filing posted late last week detailed that Steve Wynn is now free to sell all, or a portion of his stake in the company. According to Thomson...

3/16/2018

article OP/ED: What are the odds? Wynn donates then wins license
(Massachusetts) -- What a coincidence: Wynn Resorts, a contender at the time and ultimate winner of the contest to build and own a Massachusetts casino, donated $2...

3/2/2018

article Massachusetts officials call for Wynn Boston Harbor Resort name-change
(Massachusetts) -- After resigning early last month as boss of American casino operator Wynn Resorts Limited amid allegations of sexual misconduct, Steve Wynn could now...

2/23/2018

article Wynn Boston Harbor Investigation a Priority, But Massachusetts Gaming Commission Mum on Details
(Massachusetts) -- Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) members said at a meeting on Thursday that its investigation into the sexual misconduct allegations made against...

2/22/2018

article Gaming commission says Wynn campaign donation was legal
(Massachusetts) -- Investigators for the Massachusetts Gaming Commission have concluded that Wynn Resorts did not break any laws in 2014 when it donated $2 million to a...
article Massachusetts casino regulators: Nothing wrong with Wynn donation to GOP
(Massachusetts) -- Massachusetts gambling regulators say there was nothing improper about a $2 million donation Wynn Resorts made to the Republican Governors Association...

2/20/2018

article Mystic River pedestrian/bike bridge would be longest of its kind in Boston region
(Massachusetts) -- State officials have unveiled plans for what would be the longest bike and pedestrian bridge in the Boston region: A 780-foot run from the future Wynn...

2/19/2018

article Massachusetts proposes new bridge for Wynn Boston Harbor Resort
(Massachusetts) -- In Massachusetts, state officials have reportedly floated a proposal that could see a 780-foot pedestrian and cycle bridge constructed across the...
article Candidates weigh in on Wynn's departure, casino's jobs
(Massachusetts) -- On the banks of the Mystic River, workers have been building a structure envisioned by Steve Wynn, the casino magnate who recently relinquished...

2/18/2018

article A $23 million footbridge to the Wynn casino
(Massachusetts) -- The longest bike and pedestrian bridge in Greater Boston would also be its most expensive. The proposal to connect the mega-developments of Assembly...

2/17/2018

article Letter to the editor: Wynn's money to Baker needs more scruinty
(Massachusetts) -- To the editor: Recent revelations about casino mogul Steve Wynn have jolted the Commonwealth, and we citizens deserve a thorough investigation of the...

2/14/2018

article OP/ED: Everett casino should drop 'Wynn' name
(Massachusetts) -- No matter how hard we try, it's nearly impossible to avoid hearing the name "Wynn." It's about time that changed.

2/9/2018

article Rape crisis center says Wynn Boston Harbor shouldn't keep casino mogul's name
(Massachusetts) -- Wynn Boston Harbor, the $2.4 billion resort casino going up just outside of Boston, shouldn't carry the name of Steve Wynn, given the sexual...
article Read BARCC’s statement on the Wynn casino
(Massachusetts) -- Read a statement from Boston Area Rape Crisis Center executive director Gina Scaramella on the name of the future casino in Everett.
article BOSTON GLOBE: Problems with Wynn casino go deeper than the man
(Massachusetts) -- Steve Wynn is out as chief executive of Wynn Resorts Ltd. But that doesn’t end the questions for Massachusetts about what other Wynn executives...

2/8/2018

article Gov. Baker calls investigation into Wynn Resorts appropriate
(Massachusetts) -- Gov. Charlie Baker (R-Mass.) said he approves of the investigation into Wynn Resorts as the company continues to build its casino in Everett.
article Rape crisis center says Wynn Boston Harbor shouldn't keep casino mogul's name
(Massachusetts) -- Wynn Boston Harbor, the $2.4 billion resort casino going up just outside of Boston, shouldn't carry the name of Steve Wynn, given the sexual...

2/7/2018

article Mass. Gaming Commission Investigation Into Wynn Casino 'Aggressively Continues' Even After Wynn Resignation
(Massachusetts) -- A Massachusetts Gaming Commission review of Wynn Resorts "aggressively continues" after Steve Wynn Tuesday night resigned as CEO and...

2/5/2018

article Congressman: 'Half-Built' Wynn Casino Outside Boston Could Sit Empty For Years If License Yanked
(Massachusetts) -- Could Steve Wynn’s Boston-area casino soon become the biggest eyesore in state history? Following explosive sexual assault allegations against...

2/1/2018

article Wynn Resorts’ casino license may hinge on Wynn’s departure, analysts say
(Massachusetts) -- The sexual misconduct scandal engulfing casino mogul Steve Wynn is looking less survivable by the day, industry analysts say, as pressure mounts for...

1/31/2018

article Massachusetts casino panel: Wynn settlement was kept from us
(Massachusetts) -- Following sexual abuse allegations against casino magnate Steve Wynn, a Massachusetts Gaming Commission investigator said Wednesday information about...
article Massachusetts Review of Wynn Allegations Holds High Stakes for Casino
(Massachusetts) -- Sexual-misconduct allegations against Steve Wynn are threatening to derail Wynn Resorts Ltd.’s WYNN -2.33% lucrative casino project in...

1/30/2018

article Massachusetts gambling regulators to review Wynn allegations
(Massachusetts) -- Massachusetts gambling regulators are holding a special meeting to discuss sexual misconduct allegations against casino magnate Steve Wynn, whose...

1/27/2018

article Misconduct Allegations Against Wynn Spark Questions for Everett Casino
(Massachusetts) -- The Wynn Boston Harbor is expected to open in 2019, but the latest scandal with Steve Wynn has some wondering if it will affect the future money maker...

1/26/2018

article Gaming Commission to review Steve Wynn sexual misconduct allegations
(Massachusetts) -- Accusations of sexual misconduct against billionaire Las Vegas gambling magnate Steve Wynn on Friday quickly triggered a review by the enforcement arm...
article Investigation looms over Wynn project
(Massachusetts) -- Just days ago, Steve Wynn was crowing to investors and analysts about how smoothly construction on his $2.4 billion casino and hotel project in...
article What Wynn sexual harassment allegations mean for Everett casino
(Massachusetts) -- Wynn Resorts is denying multiple allegations of sexual harassment and assault by founder Steve Wynn, detailed in a Wall Street Journal report that...
article Casino project presses on
(Massachusetts) -- Major construction is moving ahead on Wynn Boston Harbor, Steve Wynn’s $2.4 billion Everett resort casino, despite allegations of sexual...

1/15/2018

article Cleanup for Wynn casino includes polluted Mystic River
(Massachusetts) -- A key challenge to building the $2.4 billion Wynn resort casino in Everett is cleaning up the environmental mess left by a succession of industries...

12/9/2017

article Somerville footbridge might be the closest thing Wynn will get to a transit stop
(Massachusetts) -- The Wynn Resorts casino in Everett might be getting access to a T station after all. That is, if officials can find a way to pay for it. It won’...

12/6/2017

article Wynn Boston Harbor Casino Taking Shape
(Massachusetts) -- You can't miss it when you enter Everett, Massachusetts: a massive hotel tower rising from what was once an industrial parcel of land along the...

12/4/2017

article Wynn Boston Harbor Casino Taking Shape
(Massachusetts) -- You can't miss it when you enter Everett, Massachusetts: a massive hotel tower rising from what was once an industrial parcel of land along the...

11/27/2017

article Wynn Casino Opens Final Phase Of Environmental Cleanup
(Massachusetts) -- Riding up the Mystic River, you can see all of the work underway to build the resort casino coming to the Boston area in about 18 more months. More...

11/26/2017

article Wynn Casino Opens Final Phase Of Environmental Cleanup
(Massachusetts) -- Riding up the Mystic River, you can see all of the work underway to build the resort casino coming to the Boston area in about 18 more months. More...

11/13/2017

article 7News gets exclusive tour of Wynn Boston Harbor resort and casino
(Massachusetts) -- It’s a construction zone filled with steel and concrete right now, but in less than 2 years, this will be the center piece of the new Wynn...

11/3/2017

article Steve Wynn Gets ‘Primordial’ Sharing His Casino Vision with Boston Business Leaders
(Massachusetts) -- Steve Wynn appeared before the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday, in part to dish on the hidden benefits of Wynn Boston Harbor, a $2.4...
article Wynn to spend $90m buying land near casino
(Massachusetts) -- Las Vegas mogul Steve Wynn said he has already spent $75 million buying up property near the Wynn Resorts hotel-casino complex in Everett and plans to...

11/2/2017

article Wynn buying up properties around its future Everett casino-resort
(Massachusetts) -- Wynn Resorts has spent $75 million buying up properties around its under-construction casino-resort in Everett. The Las Vegas-based company plans to...
article Wynn Boston Harbor Resort and Casino to Have 13 Restaurants, Including Frank Sinatra-Themed Italian Spot
(Massachusetts) -- A luxury resort and casino that is currently being built along the Mystic River will be home to a number of restaurants, including an Italian spot...

11/1/2017

article Steve Wynn wants Everett to win big with his new casino
(Massachusetts) -- He’s best known as a gambling mogul, the head of the casino company that bears his name. But Steve Wynn also is a masterful storyteller. And...
article Wynn Boston Harbor influenced by the 'primordial forces of life,' casino developer Steve Wynn says
(Massachusetts) -- Steve Wynn is known as a casino developer. But he is also an English literature major who studied anthropology. That was a jumping off point for him...
article Wynn Boston Harbor spending over $75 million buying nearby real estate to 'change the neighborhood'
(Massachusetts) -- Wynn Boston Harbor has spent over $75 million buying up real estate in Everett, casino developer Steve Wynn said Wednesday. Speaking to a lunchtime...
article Wynn spending $100M on land near casino
(Massachusetts) -- Wynn Resorts will spend nearly $100 million to buy properties surrounding its resort casino in Everett as part of an effort to improve the...
article Casino developer Steve Wynn praises Charlie Baker as 'grounded' Massachusetts governor, says they recently met in Vegas
(Massachusetts) -- During a recent visit to Nevada, Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker sat down with Steve Wynn, the casino developer building a $2.4 billion gambling...

10/22/2017

article Wynn casino rising beside Mystic River
(Massachusetts) -- Roughly 20 months before it is scheduled to open, the Wynn Resorts casino on the Mystic River is beginning to round into shape. It no longer takes...

10/16/2017

article Per Capita Davis: Groundswell from the grassroots [Wynn Boston Harbor casino]
(California) -- News coverage of the climate crisis tends to focus almost exclusively on policy at the international, federal and state levels. This can obscure what is...

9/25/2017

article Take a look at the Wynn Boston Harbor casino site
(Massachusetts) -- How much steel does it take to build a casino in Massachusetts? About 8,000 tons. Construction is well underway at the $2.4 billion Wynn Boston Harbor...
article Wynn Boston Harbor: When it opens, what it will offer and just how massive it is
(Massachusetts) -- A gaming floor packed with slots and gambling tables. A parking garage that will hold up to 3,000 cars. A 29-story tower with hotel room views of the...

8/30/2017

article How Wynn Is Building Its Casino To Protect Against Climate Change
(Massachusetts) -- When it comes to real estate, the old phrase "location, location, location" still applies. And for many, there's no better real estate...

8/4/2017

article Malden and Medford ready to cash in their casino chips
(Massachusetts) -- With its scheduled opening two years away, the Wynn Boston Harbor Casino means money for Medford and Malden. Malden has received $1 million and...

6/12/2017

article Everett residents to get update on casino project
(Connecticut) -- Anyone who ever bet against an Everett casino should take a peek at the former Monsanto Chemical Co. site along the Mystic River. Workers have cleaned...
article With Wynn’s casino rising nearby, city has plans for Sullivan Square
(Massachusetts) -- It’s one of the busiest intersections in Boston, infamous for its congestion, chaotic traffic patterns, and forbidding expanse of timeworn...

5/19/2017

article Competitive Edge:Wynn Boston Harbor Pushing for Special, Limited 4 A.M. Liquor License
(Massachusetts) -- Citing the need to be competitive in a business with narrow margins, Wynn Boston Harbor is pushing strongly for a provision in the State Budget that...

5/3/2017

article Union-only deal sent Wynn casino costs soaring
(Massachusetts) -- FEW WOULD DOUBT that developer Steve Wynn is a very savvy guy. It turns out, though, he’s getting a lesson in competition and how his own...

4/4/2017

article Contaminated soil cleared from resort casino in Everett, says Wynn Boston Harbor
(Massachusetts) -- After seven months of excavation work at the former Monsanto chemical manufacturing facility site, Wynn Boston Harbor announced Tuesday that the last...
article Wynn Removes Polluted Soil at Massachusetts Casino Site
(Massachusetts) -- Wynn Resorts says it’s removed the contaminated soil from the future site of its more than $2 billion Boston-area casino. The process to clean...

3/31/2017

article Why is Steve Wynn spending millions on these Everett homes?
(Massachusetts) -- The $2.4 billion Wynn Resorts casino is rising along the Mystic River here, a lavish resort that will feature a five-star hotel, fine dining, and a...

3/23/2017

article Wynn Resorts unveils significant changes to Everett casino project
(Massachusetts) -- Robert DeSalvio, Wynn Resorts’ lead Massachusetts’ executive, has unveiled significant changes to a portion of the company’s $2.4...

3/21/2017

article Wynn reduces luxury retail space at Everett casino
(Massachusetts) -- When gambling mogul Steve Wynn pitched his idea for an Everett casino three years ago, the Wynn Resorts CEO told gaming regulators that a star-studded...

3/20/2017

article Price Tag Increases For Casino With 90-Table Poker Room Coming To The Boston Area
(Massachusetts) -- The stakes have been raised for a massive Las Vegas-style casino in the Boston area. Wynn Boston Harbor, which was already slated to cost $2.1 billion...

3/10/2017

article Court: suit challenging Wynn Massachusetts casino decision should proceed
(Massachusetts) -- Massachusetts’ highest court ruled Friday that a lawsuit challenging Wynn Resorts’ gambling license can move forward. The Supreme Judicial...

3/6/2017

article Cost of Wynn's MA casino complex climbs to $2.4B
(Massachusetts) -- A shuffling of features and amenities at the Wynn Boston Harbor casino and hotel in Everett, MA, has driven the price tag up to $2.4 billion from $2.1...
article Wynn Boston Harbor announces changes
(Massachusetts) -- During a meeting of the Massachusetts Gaming Commission, Wynn Resorts Limited announced that they’re seeking the approval of more slots machines...

3/2/2017

article Wynn Tweaks Boston-Area Casino Plan As Cost Rises To $2.4B
(Massachusetts) -- Wynn is making changes to its Boston-area resort casino as the price tag continues to climb. Casino officials told state gambling regulators meeting...

2/15/2017

article Beginning With Soil Cleanup, Wynn Casino Construction Is In Full Swing
(Massachusetts) -- The Wynn casino construction site along the Mystic River is a massive operation. Just getting from construction headquarters to the site itself takes...

1/9/2017

article Company that Sold Land for Casino Says It Was Gamed Out of Rightful Price
(Massachusetts) -- The Massachusetts Gaming Commission has a big fight on its hands with the guys who sold the land for a casino in Everett to Steve Wynn. If the...

10/31/2016

article A look inside the Wynn Casino now under construction in Everett
(Massachusetts) -- The Wynn Boston Harbor is just a hole in the ground and a foundation now, but the people behind it say it’s going to be a spectacular sight in...

10/29/2016

article Battenfeld: Money to gov’s no-to-pot group came just ahead of casino vote
(Massachusetts) -- Casino mogul Steve Wynn handed out $100,000 to Gov. Charlie Baker’s anti-pot legalization campaign one day before the state Gaming Commission...

10/28/2016

article Wynn Resorts funding statewide campaign against proposed Question 1 slots parlor
(Massachusetts) -- Wynn Resorts is in the process of developing its $2.1 billion Wynn Boston Harbor casino in Everett, Massachusetts and is expected to open the casino...
article Wynn steps up pressure in fight against slots parlor project
(Massachusetts) -- The Wynn Boston Harbor casino said this week that it had gotten involved in the Revere Special Election last Tuesday, Oct. 18, that had major...

10/27/2016

article Wynn wins final design approval for casino
(Massachusetts) -- A massive casino development just outside Boston received its final design approval from the Massachusetts Gaming Commission on Wednesday, a major...

10/26/2016

article Everett casino scheduled to open in June 2019
(Massachusetts) -- For those looking forward to the casino under construction in Everett, mark your calendars for June 3, 2019. That’s the new opening date for...

9/15/2016

article No surprise: Wynn isn’t happy about a Revere slots parlor
(Massachusetts) -- Wynn Resorts declared its opposition Wednesday to an international developer’s campaign to open a slots parlor in Revere, saying it would run...

8/29/2016

article Somerville Drops All Casino Appeals:Way Cleared for Casino Opening
(Massachusetts) -- The Wynn Boston Harbor casino has a clear path to opening for the first time since announcing three years ago that it intended to compete for the...

8/23/2016

article Nothing stopping Everett's Wynn Boston Harbor
(Massachusetts) -- Construction on the more than $2B casino-resort in Everett has been officially underway since the first week of August. Yet, there was always the...
article Somerville mayor defends failed casino fight
(Massachusetts) -- Somerville Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone is defending his failed fight against a planned Wynn Casino in Everett a day after he dropped court challenges...
article Somerville won’t pursue legal battle with Wynn Boston Harbor casino
(Massachusetts) -- The fight is up for Somerville Mayor Joe Curtatone, who announced Monday that the city would not further pursue its challenge to the Wynn Boston...

8/22/2016

article Somerville calls it quits in Wynn casino fight
(Massachusetts) -- Somerville Mayor Joe Curtatone, who campaigned against legalized gambling in Massachusetts and has doggedly fought the upcoming Wynn Resorts casino...
article Somerville drops Wynn casino fight
(Massachusetts) -- Somerville Mayor Joseph Curtatone Monday announced his city will not appeal the permit granted by the state Department of Environmental Protection to...
article Somerville won’t pursue legal battle with Wynn Boston Harbor casino
(Massachusetts) -- The fight is up for Somerville Mayor Joe Curtatone, who announced Monday that the city would not further pursue its challenge to the Wynn Boston...

8/19/2016

article Wynn Resorts: $2.1 billion Everett casino will open in 2019
(Massachusetts) -- Wynn Resorts executives have informed the Massachusetts Gaming Commission that the group plans to open the Wynn Boston Harbor casino in June 2019.

8/18/2016

article Wynn tells state officials Everett casino will open in June 2019
(Massachusetts) -- The $2.1 billion Wynn Boston Harbor casino will open in June 2019, Wynn Resorts executives told the state’s Gaming Commission Thursday. Robert...

8/10/2016

article Everett casino announces $1 billion bid package
(Massachusetts) -- Suffolk Construction is dangling a bid package featuring more than $1 billion in subcontracted services and supplies needed to help the general...

8/9/2016

article All Things Travel: Start Of Boston Casino Construction A ‘Big Wynn’ For Mass.
(Massachusetts) -- It’s still a couple of years away, but Boston is going to get its first casino action. Ground was officially broken this week for the Wynn...

8/7/2016

article Wynn Boston Harbor Finally Begins Construction After Legal Hurdles
(Massachusetts) -- Wynn Boston Harbor is officially under construction. After three years of legal challenges, primarily from nearby Somerville Mayor Joseph Curtatone (D...

8/6/2016

article All Things Travel: Start Of Boston Casino Construction A ‘Big Wynn’ For Mass.
(Massachusetts) -- It’s still a couple of years away, but Boston is going to get its first casino action. Ground was officially broken this week for the Wynn...
article Construction card in play at Wynn’s Boston-area casino
(Massachusetts) -- After years of debate, deliberation and unexpected delays, Wynn Resorts is finally building its $2.1 billion casino in Everett, Mass.
article Jackpot: Wynn kicks off construction at Everett casino site
(Massachusetts) -- With a Chapter 91 license in hand from the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection, Wynn Resorts (Nasdaq: WYNN) on Thursday kicked off...
article Wynn Boston Harbor Finally Begins Construction After Legal Hurdles
(Massachusetts) -- Wynn Boston Harbor is officially under construction. After three years of legal challenges, primarily from nearby Somerville Mayor Joseph Curtatone (D...

8/5/2016

article Wynn starts work on $2 billion Everett casino
(Massachusetts) -- Wynn Resorts started construction on its $2 billion Boston-area casino after years of legal fights Thursday. The Las Vegas-based company is building a...

8/4/2016

article Construction is officially underway on the Wynn casino
(Massachusetts) -- Cranes are in the air, dust is kicking up, and the first 150 of an expected 4,000 construction workers are along the Mystic River in Everett, as Wynn...
article Construction underway on $2.1 billion Wynn resort casino outside of Boston
(Massachusetts) -- With a round of air horn blasts, state officials and Wynn Resorts executives celebrated the re-start of work on the $2.1 billion hotel and casino...
article Everett: Wynn to Start Work on $2 Billion Boston-Area Casino
(Massachusetts) -- Wynn Resorts is starting construction on its $2 billion Boston-area casino after years of legal fights. The Las Vegas-based company is building a...
article With all hurdles cleared, Wynn Resorts begins work on $2.1b casino
(Massachusetts) -- With several cranes and more than 100 construction workers behind him, Robert DeSalvio, the president of Wynn Boston Harbor, marked the official start...

8/3/2016

article Construction of Wynn's casino in Everett starts Thursday
(Massachusetts) -- The team behind the $2.1 billion Wynn Boston Harbor resort casino in Everett plans to begin construction on Thursday now that the company has a...
article Somerville considering appeal of Wynn casino permit
(Massachusetts) -- Somerville Mayor Joseph Curtatone says city officials are strongly considering an appeal of the state's approval of a key environmental permit for...

8/2/2016

article Construction on the Wynn casino will likely start this week in Everett
(Massachusetts) -- Somerville officials will not ask the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection to reconsider its decision to give Wynn Resorts a...
article Somerville might challenge Wynn casino permit in court
(Massachusetts) -- Somerville Mayor Joseph Curtatone said Tuesday that city officials are giving “strong consideration” to appealing the state’s...
article Wynn is set to begin building Everett casino as soon as tomorrow
(Massachusetts) -- Wynn Boston Harbor will finally begin construction on its $2 billion casino in Everett after Somerville declined to challenge a permit issued by the...

7/25/2016

article Construction For $2.1 Billion Wynn Boston Harbor Casino Gets Green Light
(Massachusetts) -- Construction is finally set to begin on Wynn Boston Harbor, a $2.1 billion casino resort that will sit along the Mystic River in the neighboring town...

7/23/2016

article Wynn casino construction getting closer with licensing decision
(Massachusetts) -- Wynn Resorts scooted toward the end of the long and winding road to breaking ground at its Everett casino site on Friday. Martin Suuberg, the...

7/22/2016

article Wynn wins key environmental permit for Boston-area casino
(Massachusetts) -- Wynn Resorts has fended off a challenge to a key state environmental permit as it looks to finally start construction on its nearly $2 billion Boston-...
article Wynn wins state environmental license for Everett casino
(Massachusetts) -- The head of the state DEP today signed off on a crucial environmental license for Wynn Resorts’ casino project in Everett, lifting the last...
article Mass. Gaming Commission approves $247,500 in casino mitigation funds to aid West Springfield design of Memorial Avenue reconstruction
(Massachusetts) -- The Massachusetts Gaming Commission voted Thursday to approve West Springfield's request for $247,500 in casino mitigation funds to help with...

7/20/2016

article Wynn decision reduces terms of license
(Massachusetts) -- A Somerville lawsuit has failed to block development of the Everett Wynn Casino, but state officials are recommending changes to the resort’s...

7/18/2016

article Wynn casino wins key recommendation from state environmental official
(Massachusetts) -- The Wynn Resorts casino secured a key victory Friday, as a state environmental official recommended that the $2.1 billion project on the banks of the...

7/16/2016

article Massachusetts Environmental Official Speaks Well of Wynn Everett Casino
(Massachusetts) -- A Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) official recommended that Wynn Boston Harbor, a $2.1-billion project for the...

7/15/2016

article Wynn wins round in battle vs. Curtatone over casino
(Massachusetts) -- Somerville Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone’s legal appeal against a $2 billion Wynn casino in neighboring Everett has been dealt a major blow by a...

6/24/2016

article Wynn Boston Harbor Ready to Bid Construction Work,Starting to Reach Out to Local Contractors
(Massachusetts) -- Wynn Boston Harbor is preparing to award construction bids in the next month worth at least $500 million and they’re spreading the word to local...

6/10/2016

article Wynn forging ahead on Massachusetts casino, despite environmental challenge
(Massachusetts) -- Casino magnate Steve Wynn said he is proceeding with site work for his $2 billion Everett, Mass., casino, confident he'll prevail against...

6/9/2016

article Wynn Boston Harbor Resort Slated to Open in May 2019
(Massachusetts) -- Casino mogul Steve Wynn threw light on details related to the $2 billion Everett casino project and remained confident that Wynn Boston Harbor casino...

6/8/2016

article Opening of Wynn Boston Harbor casino pushed back to 2019
(Massachusetts) -- Steve Wynn, the gambling mogul seeking to build a $2 billion casino on the Mystic River in Everett, says the opening date is now likely May 2019....
article Steve Wynn wants to get lunch with his rival in Somerville
(Massachusetts) -- Casino magnate Steve Wynn would like to get together with Somerville Mayor Joe Curtatone, whose legal challenges are the only thing delaying Wynn...
article Wynn calls Somerville’s challenge of casino ‘groundless’
(Massachusetts) -- Las Vegas mogul Steve Wynn expressed confidence Wednesday that his company’s plans to build a casino in Everett will overcome a legal challenge...
article Wynn pushes back opening of Everett casino to May of 2019
(Massachusetts) -- Casino magnate Steve Wynn said he expects to open his planned $2 billion Everett casino by May 2019, further pushing back the timeline for a project...

6/3/2016

article Hearing being held on city's appeal of Wynn casino
(Massachusetts) -- Somerville is asking the state to stop a proposed Wynn resort planned for Everett unless more is done to mediate traffic, pollution and resource...
article Wynn tries to sink boat trip data on casino
(Massachusetts) -- The Wynn camp ripped into Somerville’s maritime expert during a crucial environmental appeals hearing, saying predictions of boats clogging the...

6/2/2016

article Former DEP head calls Wynn permit ‘a clear outlier’
(Massachusetts) -- A former commissioner of the state’s Department of Environmental Protection testified Thursday that an environmental permit granted to a $2...
article Opinion: Booming region doesn’t need Wynn
(Massachusetts) -- IF RECENT history is the judge, the state of Massachusetts won’t rescind the environmental permit it issued for a casino in Everett.

5/15/2016

article Wynning! One casino magnate has had a very good few years
(Massachusetts) -- Sometimes, it takes an out-of-towner to show it’s possible to go up against Boston’s most powerful politician — a...

5/11/2016

article Casino opening could rest with Curtatone
(Massachusetts) -- The plan to open the 
$2 billion Wynn Boston Harbor resort by early 2019 could hinge on a key confrontation next month between Somerville’s...

5/9/2016

article Wynn casino gets building permit from city of Everett
(Massachusetts) -- Three years after Everett residents overwhelmingly backed a casino plan from Las Vegas developer Steve Wynn, city officials have issued a building...

5/1/2016

article Lightbody and co-defendants acquitted in Everett casino land deal
(Massachusetts) -- On Friday, Charles A. Lightbody and two codefendants were acquitted by a federal jury of charges that they schemed to conceal Lightbody’s...

4/30/2016

article Jury acquits Lightbody in Wynn casino land deal
(Massachusetts) -- A federal jury acquitted convicted felon Charles Lightbody and two codefendants of wire fraud charges in a case linked to the planned $2 billion Wynn...

4/27/2016

article Prosecutors In Wynn Casino Land Trial Block Key Witness From Taking Stand
(Massachusetts) -- A Wynn Casino is coming to the city of Boston and with it an entertaining criminal trial of three people accused of fraud. For over a week, a trial...

4/20/2016

article Witness: Wynn Resorts was told about Lightbody in 2012
(Massachusetts) -- TWO TOP OFFICIALS AT WYNN RESORTS were told in November 2012 that the owners of the Everett land they were seeking to buy included a man with a...

4/18/2016

article Details Matter At Wynn Casino Trial
(Massachusetts) -- Do you remember what you said on July 12, 2013? My guess is that you have no idea. Now imagine federal prosecutors, who have extracted details from...

4/16/2016

article Should Somerville continue its permit appeal of the Wynn Resorts casino in Everett?
(Boston) -- When the homes in your neighborhood were built, they had to undergo permitting and inspections to ensure they were sound, safe, and up to code. Now imagine a...

4/15/2016

article Top Wynn executives scheduled to testify today about land scammers
(Massachusetts) -- The top lieutenants of Steve Wynn’s global gambling empire are due on the witness stand in Boston today when they’re expected to tell a...

4/14/2016

article Federal Criminal Trial Over Wynn's Casino Land In Massachusetts Underway
(Massachusetts) -- A federal criminal trial involving the land Las Vegas casino mogul Steve Wynn purchased to build a $2 billion casino just outside Boston is getting...
article Investigator says Lightbody’s ownership in Everett land was worrisome
(Massachusetts) -- After learning that a convicted criminal with ties to organized crime could benefit from a $75 million land purchase in Everett, executives at Wynn...

4/13/2016

article Federal Casino Trial Begins In Boston, But The House May Not Win
(Massachusetts) -- White-collar criminal cases are most interesting when there is no money lost, no victim claiming that they have been defrauded, and yet the government...
article Taped conversation called key in trial of felon Lightbody in alleged casino deal
(Massachusetts) -- The deal was done, and Charles A. Lightbody wanted to share the news with an old friend: Darin Bufalino, a reputed New England Mafia soldier serving a...

4/12/2016

article Recordings: Mobster tried to ‘blind’ dealings for Wynn Casino land
(Massachusetts) -- A state prison officer was listening in as a convicted felon with mob ties discussed a plan to hide his involvement in a $75 million land deal with...

4/11/2016

article Feds fight to keep wiretap evidence
(Massachusetts) -- Federal prosecutors are fighting an order that would silence wiretaps they used to gather evidence against a mob-linked property owner, court records...

4/10/2016

article Casino land sale trial begins today
(Massachusetts) -- The federal wire fraud trial is due to get underway today of a cancer-stricken reputed mobster and two other men accused of hiding the convicted felon...
article Federal criminal trial over Wynn casino land set to begin
(Massachusetts) -- A federal criminal trial over the land Wynn Resorts wants to develop into a nearly $2 billion casino in Massachusetts is set to begin.
article Trial on Everett casino land deal to begin Monday
(Massachusetts) -- The trial of three men accused of trying to hide a reputed Mafia associate’s financial interest in land being targeted for an Everett casino is...

4/6/2016

article Steve Wynn could testify in federal trial over Everett land deal
(Massachusetts) -- Casino mogul Steve Wynn has been listed as a potential government witness in the federal trial of three people accused of trying to hide a Mafia...
article Wynn could testify in trial over land sale
(Massachusetts) -- Casino mogul Steve Wynn could be called to testify at the upcoming trial of a reputed mobster and two associates, who authorities say had a hidden...

3/30/2016

article Attorney General: Ensure Wynn casino will fix traffic
(Massachusetts) -- The Attorney General has “major concerns” about the potential long-term traffic impacts of the Everett Wynn Casino and wants a state...

3/28/2016

article Casino developer formally applies to trademark Wynn Boston Harbor
(Massachusetts) -- Wynn Resorts Ltd., the Las Vegas-based casino resort company that’s planning a $1.7 billion gaming resort in Everett, has applied to the U.S....
article Defendant cites cancer treatments for delay in casino land sale trial
(Massachusetts) -- A reputed mobster authorities say had a hidden financial stake in the Wynn Boston Harbor casino is seeking a court delay or a separate trial from his...
article Gangster’s interest in Everett casino land can be used in fraud case, judge rules
(Massachusetts) -- A federal judge ruled Monday that a reputed Mafia associate’s financial interest in land that was being scouted for the Wynn Resorts casino in...

3/24/2016

article Why on earth is Popeye the Sailor Man the centerpiece of Wynn’s Everett casino lobby?
(Massachusetts) -- If and when Wynn Resorts’ gambling haven rises above the Mystic River in Everett, patrons will enter through a luxurious lobby with an elaborate...

3/22/2016

article Official: Somerville holds bad hand in casino gripe
(Massachusetts) -- A state gaming commissioner cast doubt on Somerville’s appeal of a key permit, which has halted construction of Wynn Resorts’ 
$2 billion...
article Wynn officials detail casino site cleanup, mitigation
(Massachusetts) -- Representatives from Wynn Resorts on Tuesday detailed for the Massachusetts Gaming Commission the steps they have taken to clean up the site of their...

3/18/2016

article City eyes water shuttle from Medford Square to Everett casino, Boston
(Massachusetts) -- With the groundbreaking of Wynn Resorts’ planned Everett casino on hold, Medford officials are working to secure a stop along the water shuttle...

3/17/2016

article See the model and renderings of what the Wynn Boston Harbor casino looks like
(Massachusetts) -- Steve Wynn, who aims to build a casino just outside of Boston, has unveiled a new 3-D model of the 24-story hotel and the casino lobby and gaming...
article Steve Wynn vows July groundbreaking for Everett casino
(Massachusetts) -- Casino developer Steve Wynn unveiled a new name — Wynn Boston Harbor — and promised a July groundbreaking of his now-$2 billion Everett...

3/12/2016

article Wynn Everett Officials Shut Down Remediation: Curtatone Called on to Drop Appeal
(Massachusetts) -- The Wynn Everett casino officials announced late Tuesday that they will now have to suspend their environmental cleanup activities immediately...
article Wynn's $1.7 Billion Massachusetts Casino To Have Hearing In June
(Massachusetts) -- Wynn Resorts and the city of Somerville are set to have another hearing on June 2 to possibly clear the last hurdle remaining for the planned $1.7...

3/11/2016

article Officials to hold hearing on Somerville appeal of Wynn casino
(Massachusetts) -- State environmental officials are scheduled Thursday to hear Somerville’s appeal of a waterfront permit for a $1.7 billion casino in Everett, a...

3/10/2016

article June hearing set in Everett casino environmental permit case
(Massachusetts) -- Dueling over an environmental permit crucial for the planned Wynn Everett casino, the city of Somerville and an international casino company are now...

3/9/2016

article Wynn delays pollution cleanup at Boston-area casino site
(Massachusetts) -- Wynn Resorts is delaying further cleanup of a heavily polluted, former Monsanto chemical plant site as its $1.7 billion casino project across the...
article Wynn Resorts halts cleanup at casino site
(Massachusetts) -- Wynn Resorts has fired its latest salvo in the battle over its $1.7 billion Everett casino, organizing a press conference to announce a delay in the...

3/8/2016

article Environmental groups throw support behind Wynn casino proposal, contest Somerville’s appeal
(Massachusetts) -- Several prominent Massachusetts environmentalists lined up next to developers, elected officials, and Everett citizens Tuesday afternoon and called on...
article Environmentalists Call On Somerville To Drop Wynn Casino Appeal So Cleanup Can Continue
(Massachusetts) -- Environmental leaders are calling on the city of Somerville to drop its challenge to the $1.7 billion resort casino planned for Everett so the cleanup...
article Lawsuits against Wynn casino put pollution cleanup in doubt
(Massachusetts) -- Plans to clean up a former Monsanto chemical plant site are in doubt as a $1.7 billion Wynn casino project continues to face legal challenges. The Las...
article Lawyers seek to bar unflattering evidence in Lightbody case
(Massachusetts) -- You can call Charles A. Lightbody a felon, just don’t elaborate on his criminal past, and don’t refer to him as a New England Mafia...

3/6/2016

article Chabot: State money in play despite Wynn block
(Massachusetts) -- Somerville Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone is upping the ante in his high-stakes battle with Wynn Resorts’ Everett casino, threatening that his...

2/27/2016

article AG's now in on slowing down Wynn
(Massachusetts) -- Attorney General Maura Healey is again injecting herself into the Wynn Resorts casino fight by renewing her calls for the state to hold off on...
article Wynn Everett Construction Postponed Indefinitely as Somerville Mayor Appeals Environmental Permit
(Massachusetts) -- The Wynn Everett in Massachusetts is being indefinitely shelved after nearby Somerville Mayor Joseph Curtatone (D) filed an appeal against the $1.7...
article Wynn Massachusetts Casino Project On Hold
(Massachusetts) -- Construction work has abruptly stopped on one of the two resort casinos planned in Massachusetts. Faced with a legal appeal to an environmental permit...

2/26/2016

article The fight over the Wynn casino, explained
(Massachusetts) -- Wynn Resorts announced this week that construction of its planned Everett casino and hotel was “effectively on hold,” and that a spring...

2/25/2016

article Amid Wynn Resorts-Somerville skirmish, Baker administration says it’ll be consistent with permitting process
(Massachusetts) -- The administration of Gov. Charlie Baker said Thursday they plan to hew to the environmental permitting process at the center of the contretemps...
article Somerville mayor won't back down on Wynn casino issue
(Massachusetts) -- Somerville Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone insists his city is "not looking to be bought off" by Steve Wynn in order to back off of an...
article State says Wynn casino appeal will get ‘no special treatment’
(Massachusetts) -- The Baker administration said Thursday that the simmering dispute between Somerville and Wynn Resorts over a planned casino in Everett would not...
article Wynn official: Everett casino construction is ‘effectively on hold’
(Massachusetts) -- Wynn Resorts, which intends to build a $1.7 billion resort casino in Everett, announced Wednesday that a planned spring groundbreaking for the project...
article Wynn’s proposed Mystic River footbridge a symbol of casino rift
(Massachusetts) -- If Wynn Resorts and Somerville Mayor Joe Curtatone ever reach an agreement to end their rivalry, a footbridge crossing the Mystic River to connect...

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