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OP/ED: It’s time to end delays on Encore

When it comes to the Encore Boston Harbor casino, the $2.6 billion Everett casino being built along the Mystic River by Wynn Resorts, there is but one question remaining: What exactly is the holdup? By any measure, what former CEO Steve Wynn allegedly did is reprehensible. As we have seen with the parade of men behaving badly in the wake of #MeToo, sexual misconduct among powerful men is almost never the result of one bad actor preying on women

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4/20/2019

article The casino industry exemplifies decades of radical transformations in corporate America
(Massachusetts) -- As the Massachusetts gaming commission began hearings last week to decide if the Wynn Co will retain its license to operate the first major urban...

4/18/2019

article The new casino in Everett dominates the skyline. Not everyone’s a fan
(Massachusetts) -- Despite how it feels to Nancy Thomas, the Wynn Resorts casino that appears to have been airlifted straight from the Vegas Strip and dropped into a...

4/17/2019

article BOSTON GLOBE: Wynn Resorts should keep gaming license
(Massachusetts) -- Here’s the state’s dilemma: Massachusetts is counting on the $2.6 billion Encore Boston Harbor casino rising on the banks of the Mystic...

4/11/2019

article Wynn gaming license in limbo, but House budget still counting on revenue
(Massachusetts) -- Wynn Resorts’ claim to the Eastern Massachusetts casino license is in limbo, but lawmakers are still counting on the revenue from the company...

4/6/2019

article COLUMN: For Gaming Commission, it’s Wynn or lose
(Massachusetts) -- Was Wynn Resorts CEO Matthew Maddox really as clueless as he claims? That’s one of the questions the Massachusetts Gaming Commission must answer...

4/5/2019

article Elaine Wynn testifies about misconduct claims
(Massachusetts) -- Elaine Wynn is defending her decision not to disclose to Massachusetts regulators a $7.5 million settlement her ex-husband Steve Wynn made to a former...
article Panel to vet Wynn Resorts’ fate with public hearings in mind
(Massachusetts) -- The fate of Wynn Resorts’ $2.6 billion Encore Boston Harbor resort is now in the hands of Massachusetts gambling regulators after they wrapped...

4/3/2019

article Gaming Commission Will Consider If Wynn Resorts Remains 'Suitable' To Hold Casino License
(Massachusetts) -- Massachusetts gaming commissioners will this week consider if Wynn Resorts remains suitable to hold the casino license for the Boston area.
article Live updates: Steve Wynn casino license hearing
(Massachusetts) -- On the second day of its casino license suitability hearing before the Massachusetts Gaming Commission, Wynn Resorts executives will attempt to...
article Wynn Resort Executives Face Questioning To Determine If Boston-Area Casino Can Open
(Massachusetts) -- Massachusetts is reconsidering a decision to issue a casino license for Wynn resorts. Hearings center on sexual harassment allegations against company...

4/2/2019

article Elaine Wynn to testify before Massachusetts Gaming Commission
(Massachusetts) -- The hearings to determine whether or not Wynn Resorts should be allowed to continue in Massachusetts are expected to begin this week.
article Report cites significant, repetitive ‘failures’ at Wynn Resorts
(Massachusetts) -- WYNN RESORTS maintained a culture of cover-up when it came to allegations of sexual misconduct against the company’s founder, according to an...
article Wynn Resorts hid sex-misconduct allegations against Steve Wynn, regulators say
(Massachusetts) -- A report by Massachusetts casino regulators has found that Wynn Resorts executives concealed for years allegations of sexual misconduct against...

4/1/2019

article A Year After #MeToo Scandal, Wynn Resorts Faces Regulators
(Massachusetts) -- Wynn Resorts has taken laudable steps to transform a culture that allowed sexual misconduct complaints against its founder to remain hidden for...
article As hearings begin, Steve Wynn eluding disciplinary action
(Massachusetts) -- THE MASSACHUSETTS GAMING COMMISSION opens a series of hearings this week on the sexual misconduct of Steve Wynn, but the gambling mogul is unlikely to...
article Editorial: Gaming Commission won’t stream Wynn hearing or post report online
(Massachusetts) -- Back in 2013, when Steve Wynn came before the state Gaming Commission to argue that he was suitable to hold a Massachusetts casino license, the...
article Gaming Commission To Hold Hearings This Week On Wynn Suitability To Run Everett Casino
(Massachusetts) -- The Massachusetts Gaming Commission will conduct three days of hearings this week to consider the suitability of Wynn Resorts to hold a state license...

3/31/2019

article Wynn Resorts' Last Pitch To Save Massachusetts Gaming License
(Massachusetts) -- This week, the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) is set to hold hearings as to whether Wynn Resorts is suitable to hold a gaming license in...

3/30/2019

article Wynn Resorts prepares for adjudicatory hearing in Massachusetts
(Massachusetts) -- The long wait for Wynn Resorts Ltd. to learn its status as a gaming licensee in Massachusetts is nearly over, with an adjudicatory hearing scheduled...
article Councilor Says City’s Parking Response Ahead of Casino Opening Is Too Little, Too Late
(Massachusetts) -- The City’s response to concerns around parking ahead of the Encore casino’s imminent opening left some councilors visibly flustered at the...

3/28/2019

article Gaming Commission will hold Wynn Resorts suitability hearings next week
(Massachusetts) -- State gaming regulators will hear from Wynn Resorts executives and a roster of additional witnesses beginning Tuesday and lasting as many as three...

3/26/2019

article Hearing set to determine if Wynn's Encore Boston Harbor will open in June
(Massachusetts) -- The Massachusetts Gaming Commission has scheduled a three-day adjudicatory hearing next week to determine whether Wynn Resorts Ltd. is suitable to...
article Massachusetts gaming board schedules hearing for Wynn decision
(Massachusetts) -- Yesterday, the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) has prepared to launch hearings on whether or not Wynn Resorts is suitable to hold a casino...

3/25/2019

article Encore Boston Harbor to have ‘robust’ water taxi system to casino, daily shuttle services to 2 MBTA stops
(Massachusetts) -- As Encore Boston Harbor gears up for a grand opening in June, the casino and resort announced a new transportation system that includes daily shuttle...

3/24/2019

article Massachusetts Gaming Regulators Schedule Wynn Hearings, Casino Execs Say Company Transformed
(Massachusetts) -- The Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) will begin its hearings on Wynn Resorts’ suitability to operate a casino in the state on April 1....

3/23/2019

article Centro: Encore Boston Harbor Looks to Hire for 5,000+ Job Seekers
(Massachusetts) -- If you or someone you know is looking for a job or for a possible career change, you might want to pay special attention to this edition of Centro!...

3/20/2019

article Casino memo: ‘Breakdown’ during Steve Wynn era over
(Massachusetts) -- Wynn Resorts executives will attempt to convince state gambling regulators that they’ve completely transformed the battered casino company after...
article Encore Boston Harbor online room reservations are now open and here’s what the rooms look like
(Massachusetts) -- Encore Boston Harbor is only three months away from opening and as of this week, you can now book one of the luxurious rooms at the $2.6 billion...
article Hearings on Wynn Resorts license set
(Massachusetts) -- The Massachusetts Gaming Commission has scheduled long-awaited hearings on the suitability of casino giant Wynn Resorts to hold a state casino license...

3/18/2019

article Suffolk Downs CEO won’t renew casino license bid if Wynn loses suitability case
(Massachusetts) -- The CEO of Suffolk Downs told the Herald on Monday the company won’t renew its bid for a casino license if the Massachusetts Gaming Commission...

3/17/2019

article Wynn Resorts’ Big Bet in Boston
(Massachusetts) -- When Wynn Resorts bets, it bets big. From a cost standpoint, there's no casino on the East Coast that compares to Encore Boston Harbor's...

3/15/2019

article As Mass Gaming Considers Wynn Suitability, An Unresolved Sexual Harassment Case Looms In Boston
(Massachusetts) -- Wynn Resorts is nearing completion of a $2.6 billion casino near Boston that is scheduled to open in June 2019 .... that is IF Wynn Resorts is found...
article Casino regulators to receive long-awaited Wynn investigation
(Massachusetts) -- Massachusetts gambling regulators are receiving a long-awaited investigative report into allegations of sexual misconduct against casino mogul Steve...

3/13/2019

article Encore Boston Harbor announces Rare Steakhouse with real Kobe beef to open at Everett casino
(Massachusetts) -- Encore Boston Harbor is adding an upscale steakhouse with locally sourced produce, craft beer and the only real, certified Kobe beef in New England....

3/10/2019

article Wynn fires back at former Suffolk Downs owners’ federal lawsuit
(Massachusetts) -- Casino magnate Steve Wynn, along with his former namesake company, Wynn Resorts, is firing back against a lawsuit by the former owners of Suffolk...

3/6/2019

article COLUMN: Wynn gambles without Bill Weld
(Massachusetts) -- The last time a casino license for Wynn Resorts was on the line in Massachusetts, Steve Wynn was front and center, and Bill Weld — the former...

3/5/2019

article A look at where things now stand with the new Wynn casino
(Massachusetts) -- Encore Boston Harbor, the monolith on the Mystic, is already a landmark off Interstate 93. Gleaming by day, glowing by night, the Everett casino looks...

3/1/2019

article Casino Construction Causes Caribbean Restaurant to Close
(Massachusetts) -- After eight years at 41 Bow Street in Everett, La Perle Caribbean Restaurant will close the doors on March 16. The eatery announced the shutdown on...

2/28/2019

article Gaming Commission plans to move forward with public hearings on Wynn casino license
(Massachusetts) -- State gambling regulators anticipate a lawsuit filed against them by former casino executive Steve Wynn to be formally dismissed in the coming days,...
article Casino regulators: Wynn suit will be dismissed soon
(Massachusetts) -- Massachusetts gambling regulators are expecting the dismissal of a lawsuit filed by casino mogul Steve Wynn soon. State Gaming Commission Chairwoman...

2/26/2019

article Encore Boston Harbor looks to fill 5,800 jobs ahead of June opening; seeking ‘motivation’ and ‘passion’
(Massachusetts) -- As the towering, glittering glass hotel and neighboring casino buildings gear up for an enormous June opening in Everett, Wynn Resorts is looking to...

2/25/2019

article Job Fair For Wynn Casino In Everett Draws Thousands
(Massachusetts) -- It's like a casino-sized "Help Wanted" sign. Wynn Resorts on Monday completed a two-day job fair at Hynes Convention Center in Boston in...
article Rosenberg: Wynn casino, sports betting, and gaming in Worcester
(Massachusetts) -- Back in 2011, the skeptics thought Massachusetts was rolling the dice when we legalized gaming — after all, this had been a state long wary of...

2/21/2019

article Casino Magnate Wynn Sued for Pressuring Shop to End Lease
(Massachusetts) -- The Wynn Company is being sued for attempting to force a Massachusetts collision repair shop into ending its lease, according to the Everett Leader....
article Steve Wynn, Massachusetts Gaming Commission to Settle Lawsuit
(Massachusetts) -- Steve Wynn and the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) are expected to soon settle a lawsuit the billionaire filed against the regulatory agency to...

2/20/2019

article Gambling regulators authorize settlement in Wynn lawsuit
(Massachusetts) -- A settlement is pending in casino mogul Steve Wynn’s lawsuit seeking to block the release of Massachusetts’ investigation into allegations...

2/16/2019

article Sterling Suffolk files explosive new allegations against Wynn Resorts
(Massachusetts) -- Explosive new allegations filed by Sterling Suffolk Racecourse in the federal case against Wynn Resorts come as the Las Vegas casino company is still...

2/5/2019

article Encore Boston Harbor timeline remains solid, asserts Wynn boss
(Massachusetts) -- Encore Boston Harbor could be the exception, not the rule. The Wynn Resorts property being built in Everett, Massachusetts is keeping close to its...

1/26/2019

article A Little Vegas In Boston: A New Casino Raises Hope (And Eyebrows)
(Massachusetts) -- Across the street from a sprawling power plant on the edge of Everett is an unlikely building: a gleaming glass tower emblazoned with the name of the...
article Encore Supports Move to Legalize Sports Betting in MA
(Massachusetts) -- Gov. Charlie Baker shocked many last week with an out-of-the-blue proposal to legalize sports betting in Massachusetts – with one of the prime sites...

1/3/2019

article Gaming Commission facing heat on Wynn probe
(Massachusetts) -- With just six months to go before the $2.6 billion Encore Boston Harbor opens, the validity of the Wynn Resorts casino license is still up in the air.

12/31/2018

article OP/ED: It’s time to end delays on Encore
(Massachusetts) -- When it comes to the Encore Boston Harbor casino, the $2.6 billion Everett casino being built along the Mystic River by Wynn Resorts, there is but one...

12/16/2018

article Everett bets on casino tract for development
(Massachusetts) -- The Encore Boston Harbor casino is one of the projects in a federal “opportunity zone” in Everett — though the organization says it...

12/6/2018

article Steve Wynn lawsuit delays Massachusetts decision on Wynn Resorts
(Massachusetts) -- Massachusetts Gaming Commission officials say they would have begun an adjudicatory hearing on the licensing of Wynn Resorts Ltd. by now had it not...

12/3/2018

article Wynn Resorts Chairman: We will outperform our rivals without Steve Wynn
(Massachusetts) -- Wynn Resorts Chairman Phil Satre is confident the operator can still outperform its rivals without the presence of former Chairman and CEO Steve Wynn.

12/2/2018

article New Wynn board chair makes his case
(Massachusetts) -- Chances are we’ll be seeing more and more of Phil Satre in Boston. The new, 69-year-old chairman of the board at Wynn Resorts is expected to...

11/30/2018

article Mohegan Sun Keeping Eye On Wynn Decision In Massachusetts
(Massachusetts) -- Mohegan Sun and its partner at Suffolk Downs lost a bid for a gaming license in Massachusetts to Wynn Resorts in 2014. Not only did it end Mohegan...
article Mohegan Sun willing to make bid for Boston-area casino
(Massachusetts) -- Mohegan Sun, which lost a bid to build a casino outside of Boston, said it would be willing to take over construction of the venue if Wynn Resorts is...

11/27/2018

article Encore casino pledges $10M to local nonprofits, partners with Jack Connors
(Massachusetts) -- Encore Boston Harbor, the $2.6 billion casino and luxury hotel that is scheduled to open in Everett in June, announced Tuesday that it is committing $...

11/20/2018

article Analysts: Encore could end up absolved of blame, keep casino license
(Massachusetts) -- Boston Harbor casino nearly complete — and mounting pressure to yank its coveted license — the Massachusetts Gaming Commission may try to...

11/9/2018

article Steve Wynn sues Wynn Resorts, Mass. Gaming Commission
(Massachusetts) -- Billionaire Steve Wynn is suing his former casino company and the Massachusetts Gaming Commission, alleging that Wynn Resorts has improperly handed...

11/8/2018

article Steve Wynn Sues Massachusetts Gaming Commission Over Privileged Document Leak
(Massachusetts) -- Steve Wynn is back. First, let me bring you up to speed. Wynn Resorts is currently under an investigation by the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC...

11/1/2018

article It’s A Real Tragedy’: Emergency Bridge Fix Near Everett Casino Costs Taxpayers Millions
(Massachusetts) -- It’s going to be an agonizing commute every morning for the next six months near the under construction Everett casino. “My ride is hell,...

10/25/2018

article Massachusetts gaming regulators to hold hearing on Wynn
(Massachusetts) -- A suitability hearing for executives of Wynn Resorts Ltd. isn’t expected to occur until the first two weeks of December, a Massachusetts Gaming...
article Massachusetts to reveal Wynn Resorts casino fate in December
(Massachusetts) -- Casino operator Wynn Resorts will have to wait until early December to learn whether it will be allowed to open its Boston-area casino project.
article Wynn casino investigation report expected from Mass. gaming panel in December
(Massachusetts) -- The Massachusetts Gaming Commission started 2018 off by launching an investigation into former casino magnate Steve Wynn and what Wynn Resorts...
article Wynn’s Encore Boston Harbor tweets that ‘reservations are coming’ amid investigation
(Massachusetts) -- Encore Boston Harbor on Wednesday afternoon tweeted that “reservations are coming later this year” to the $2.4 billion gaming resort now...

10/24/2018

article COLUMN: Fate of Everett casino remains up in the air, but is it really?
(Massachusetts) -- Done deal. Walk through a 1,350 square-foot “Parlor Suite” hotel room in the Encore Boston Harbor and a winning hand for this $2.5 billion...
article Massachusetts Gaming More Sensitive To Criticism As Decision On Wynn Looms
(Massachusetts) -- The Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) has been, and continues to be, its own worst enemy. Being on a commission responsible for selecting winners...

10/11/2018

article Everett casino announces restaurant, luxury nightclub
(Massachusetts) -- Encore Boston Harbor, the $2.5 billion casino complex under construction on the Mystic River in Everett, has announced plans for an Asian-fusion...

10/3/2018

article OP/ED: Wynn casino caught up in governor’s race and #MeToo
(Massachusetts) -- Minus #MeToo, it’s a safe bet Steve Wynn would be basking in the glory of next June’s grand opening ceremonies for the hotel and gambling...

9/25/2018

article Massachusetts Gaming Commission taking up next steps in Wynn Resorts investigation on Sept. 27
(Massachusetts) -- The Massachusetts Gaming Commission is ready to take up the process for how to handle the results of its investigation. The Sept. 27 agenda for the...

9/19/2018

article Wynn Resorts facing slew of challenges
(Massachusetts) -- Just under a year before its much-ballyhooed grand opening in Everett, Wynn Resorts is facing a new challenge nearly every week. Here are some of the...

9/18/2018

article Wynn Casino Has Its Legal Problems, Massachusetts Host City Everett Has Some Too
(Massachusetts) -- There have been rumors of political corruption in Everett, MA for years. The mayor, Carlo DeMaria has, for the moment, overcome claims of sexual...

9/17/2018

article Encore Boston Harbor casino to donate $100K to help Columbia Gas explosion victims in Lawrence, Andovers
(Massachusetts) -- The Encore Boston Harbor casino will donate $100,000 to help victims of the the gas explosions that ripped through Lawrence, Andover and North Andover...
article Training program prepares dealers to work at Encore casino
(Massachusetts) -- Trainers hope to get 1,000 people certified to work at the new Encore Casino, which is scheduled to open in Everett in June.
article Encore Boston Harbor casino to donate $100K to help Columbia Gas explosion victims in Lawrence, Andovers
(Massachusetts) -- The Encore Boston Harbor casino will donate $100,000 to help victims of the the gas explosions that ripped through Lawrence, Andover and North Andover...

9/13/2018

article Massachusetts Gaming Commission in final stages of Steve Wynn investigation
(Massachusetts) -- Investigators with the Massachusetts Gaming Commission are in the final stages of their look into former casino mogul Steve Wynn, the company he...
article Wynn investigation in final stages, Mass. gambling regulators say
(Massachusetts) -- The Massachusetts Gaming Commission is finalizing its investigation into whether Wynn Resorts Ltd. is suitable to hold a gaming license for its $2.4...

9/7/2018

article Wynn Resorts' Boston-Area Casino Might Again Be On The Market: Report
(Massachusetts) -- Massachusetts gaming regulators are still mulling over Wynn Resorts’ 50-year license to operate its upcoming Encore Boston Harbor casino,...

9/2/2018

article Wynn investigations continue as Encore Boston Harbor appears
(Massachusetts) -- A company publicist leading a recent tour of Encore Boston Harbor apologized in advance for the possibility of saying “Wynn” instead of...

8/23/2018

article Wynn Resorts to Discover Fate From Massachusetts Regulators Next Month
(Massachusetts) -- Wynn Resorts continues to build its $2.5 billion integrated casino complex outside Boston without formally knowing whether it will be permitted to...

8/22/2018

article Wynn Resorts again mulling sale of its Everett casino: Report
(Massachusetts) -- Wynn Resorts is considering selling its under-construction Encore Boston Harbor casino-resort in Everett, according to a report on gambling trade...

8/5/2018

article Small fire breaks out at Everett casino construction site
(Massachusetts) -- A small fire was quickly extinguished Sunday morning at the Encore Boston Harbor casino under construction in Everett , officials said. The Everett...

8/3/2018

article Despite Wynn’s problems, casino still rises in Everett
(Massachusetts) -- There, beyond Costco and the Texas Roadhouse restaurant, it looms: the golden tower, rechristened “Encore Boston Harbor,” to erase the...

8/2/2018

article OP/ED: Despite Wynn’s problems, casino still rises in Everett
(Massachusetts) -- There, beyond Costco and the Texas Roadhouse restaurant, it looms: the golden tower, rechristened “Encore Boston Harbor,” to erase the...

7/31/2018

article A Closer Look At Wynn's Land Deal In Massachusetts
(Massachusetts) -- Boston. How it acquired that land and how it represented its use to the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) required a bit of slight of hand to...

7/25/2018

article Mystic River fish kill not caused by casino oil spill, MassDEP says
(Massachusetts) -- The state is investigating a fish kill along the banks of the Mystic River near Assembly Row in Somerville. The fish are all along the banks floating...

7/21/2018

article At Everett casino, some of the green will be outside
(Massachusetts) -- Pick just about any mature tree being installed around the Encore Boston Harbor casino and Patrick Chadwick, the hotel’s top plant guy, will...

7/19/2018

article Wynn Completes $68M Pollution Cleanup at Casino Site
(Massachusetts) -- Wynn Resorts has removed nearly 1 million tons of contaminated sediment from the former chemical plant site where it's building a $2.5 billion...

7/12/2018

article Ads Target Locals, Lawmakers In Hopes Of Continuing Everett Casino Project And Keeping Jobs
(Massachusetts) -- The future of the new Wynn resort and casino in Everett remains uncertain. Since casino mogul Steve Wynn was accused of sexual misconduct earlier this...

6/20/2018

article Wynn Resorts' New CEO Faces Test With $2.5 Billion Boston Project
(Massachusetts) -- Since Matt Maddox took over as CEO of Wynn Resorts Limited (NASDAQ:WYNN) earlier this year, the company has gone through a rapid transformation....

6/13/2018

article Former co-owner of Everett land sues casino
(Massachusetts) -- A former minority owner of the land under the massive Encore Boston Harbor is suing Wynn Resorts, claiming the casino company reneged on a deal that...
article Man sues Wynn Resorts for $18 million over alleged handshake Everett casino deal
(Massachusetts) -- A former part owner of the land sold to Wynn Resorts for its Everett casino project is suing the company for breach of contract and fraud, alleging...

6/12/2018

article Encore’s Charlestown Mitigation Fund Distributes $178,000 in Local Grants
(Massachusetts) -- When Billy Kelly’s phone started ringing earlier this week, he knew it must mean more progress in getting lights on the Soldiers and Sailors...

6/7/2018

article Wynn Resorts: Boston-area casino on track to open next June
(Massachusetts) -- Wynn Resorts officials say the Las Vegas company's Boston-area casino remains on track to open next June. The construction director for the $2.5...

6/6/2018

article Bricco, Strega owners team up on restaurant for Encore casino
(Massachusetts) -- Boston restaurateurs Frank DePasquale and Nick Varano are teaming up to operate an Italian restaurant in the new Encore Boston Harbor casino being...

5/25/2018

article Encore Boston Harbor rising to the challenge
(Massachusetts) -- A visit to the roof of the 27-floor Encore Boston Harbor casino hotel involves a long ride in a construction elevator, and then a bracing scamper up...

5/24/2018

article New Boston area casino to use boats to shuttle guests, employees
(Massachusetts) -- The new casino under construction just feet away from the Boston city line will use yachts to shuttle guests and employees year-round to points across...

5/17/2018

article Wynn Resorts plans to keep Everett casino despite flirtations with potential buyers
(Massachusetts) -- Wynn Resorts has decided to keep the 3 million-square-foot casino-resort that it is building in Everett on the banks of the Mystic River. The Vegas-...

5/16/2018

article Mystic River cleanup near Everett casino costs Wynn Resorts nearly double original estimates
(Massachusetts) -- It cost twice as much as expected, but after 18 months of work and nearly a million tons of soil removed, Wynn Resorts has finished the cleanup of...
article Wynn Resorts takes a gamble by not selling Boston casino
(Massachusetts) -- Wynn Resorts may be taking a gamble with its Boston-area casino slated to open next year. The company, after meeting with at least two rivals to...

5/12/2018

article A board vote in Vegas could impact Boston’s Wynn casino
(Massachusetts) -- Wynn Resorts resolved one problem when CEO Steve Wynn stepped down amid a barrage of sexual misconduct complaints. But management faces another one:...

5/8/2018

article Regulators Agree To Remove Steve Wynn From Casino License
(Massachusetts) -- Massachusetts casino regulators have agreed to remove Steve Wynn from the license his former company was issued to operate a resort under construction...
article Steve Wynn gets the boot from Massachusetts casino license
(Massachusetts) -- Investors of Wynn Resorts Ltd. may heave a sigh of relief after Massachusetts gambling regulators agreed to remove the name of embattled casino...
article Wynn removed from Boston casino license
(Massachusetts) -- State casino regulators have reached an agreement to remove Steve Wynn’s name from a license that his former company was issued to operate a $2....

5/7/2018

article Mass. casino regulators allow Steve Wynn name removal from Everett license
(Massachusetts) -- Massachusetts Gaming Commission officials have ruled that Steve Wynn, the disgraced former Wynn Resorts Ltd. CEO, has been effectively separated from...
article Regulators Agree To Remove Steve Wynn From Casino License
(Massachusetts) -- Massachusetts casino regulators have agreed to remove Steve Wynn from the license his former company was issued to operate a resort under construction...
article Wynn Resorts has severed connection to Steve Wynn, state confirms
(Massachusetts) -- The casino giant Wynn Resorts has effectively severed ties with namesake Steve Wynn, its founder and former chief executive, who will no longer be...

4/30/2018

article Wynn Boston Harbor is now Encore Boston Harbor
(Massachusetts) -- Wynn Boston Harbor is now Encore Boston Harbor. Wynn Resorts, the Las Vegas-base casino developer and operator announced the name change Friday for...
article Wynn Boston Harbour to rebrand following regulatory scrutiny
(Massachusetts) -- The CEO of worldwide casino developer Wynn Resorts, Matt Maddox has confirmed to Massachusetts gaming regulators that its forthcoming Wynn Boston...

4/28/2018

article What’s in a name? Calls bring Encore
(Massachusetts) -- The towering casino in Everett will lose the name of Steve Wynn, the deposed former casino executive facing accusations of sexual harassment and rape...
article Wynn Resorts strips Wynn name from Boston Harbor project
(Massachusetts) -- Casino operator Wynn Resorts is renaming its half-finished Massachusetts casino project to further distance itself from its former chairman’s...
article Wynn Resorts to rename Boston casino project
(Massachusetts) -- In an effort to further distance itself from former Chairman and CEO Steve Wynn, the Las Vegas-based company that bears his name will reportedly...

4/27/2018

article Everett casino drops Wynn name, but suitability review continues
(Massachusetts) -- The roughly $2.5 billion resort casino rising from the banks of the Mystic River in Everett will no longer carry the Wynn name, a change announced...
article Wynn proposes renaming casino Encore Boston Harbor
(Massachusetts) -- Wynn Resort is proposing renaming its Massachusetts casino set to open next year from Wynn Boston Harbor to Encore Boston Harbor. New company CEO...
article Wynn Resorts has a new name for the Everett casino: Encore Boston Harbor
(Massachusetts) -- Wynn Resorts will remove the Wynn name from its Everett casino, the $2.5 billion project known as Wynn Boston Harbor, broadening the company’s...
article Wynn Resorts Proposes Casino Name Change To Encore Boston Harbor
(Massachusetts) -- Goodbye, Wynn Boston Harbor.... hello Encore Boston Harbor. Wynn Resorts CEO Matt Maddox proposed the name change Friday as one of a series of steps...
article Cost of Everett casino rises another $100m
(Massachusetts) -- Even as Wynn Resorts is fighting to retain its Massachusetts casino license, the cost of the Everett project keeps on rising. At a hearing before the...

4/25/2018

article 'Boston's not up for sale,' Wynn Resorts CEO says day after hinting otherwise to investors
(Massachusetts) -- Wynn Resorts CEO Matt Maddox appeared on CNBC Wednesday to speak of a "refresh" within the company. His comments focused on Wynn properties...
article Will Wynn blink first in its showdown over the Everett casino?
(Massachusetts) -- A high-stakes game of chicken is being played out in Everett, and the newly expanded board of Wynn Resorts may be the key to the fate of the $2.5...
article Wynn CEO indicates firm could sell Everett casino to protect bottom line
(Massachusetts) -- Newly appointed Wynn Resorts Ltd. CEO Matt Maddox began the company’s first-quarter earnings call with something of an understatement. “It...
article ‘Boston is not up for sale’ Wynn Resorts CEO says
(Massachusetts) -- Wynn Resorts isn’t planning to sell its $2.5 billion casino project in Everett, chief executive Matt Maddox said Wednesday, tamping down reports...

4/24/2018

article Wynn Resorts' new CEO scales back his predecessors' projects
(Las Vegas) -- Wynn Resorts Ltd's new chief executive officer said he's pulling back on some of the projects begun by founder and predecessor Steve Wynn,...

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...

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