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Revere, Everett vying for casino bid

They are two old cities with deep roots in Italy. One is known for its crescent-shaped beach on the cold Atlantic, the other for its scrappy port on the north bank of the Mystic River.

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2/5/2016

article State OK's deal on Boston's dispute with casino
(Massachusetts) -- Massachusetts closed the books on Boston's bitter fight over Wynn Resorts' $1.7 billion casino development in Everett on Thursday as state...

2/4/2016

article Gambling panel endorses deal clearing way for Everett casino
(Massachusetts) -- The state Gaming Commission Thursday endorsed a breakthrough agreement between Boston officials and Wynn Resorts over a $1.7 billion casino planned...

1/29/2016

article Deal with Boston advances Everett casino plan
(Massachusetts) -- The vision of thousands of gamblers streaming into a gleaming new casino soaring over the banks of the Mystic River in Everett has never been closer...
article Lucrative casino deal signed by Walsh & Wynn
(Massachusetts) -- It appears the bitter legal battle between the city of Boston and Wynn Resorts Ltd. has ended as the city’s Mayor Marty Walsh and Steve Wynn...

1/28/2016

article Boston Mayor and Casino Mogul End Argument over Everett Resort
(Massachusetts) -- It seems that Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh and Wynn Resorts founder Steve Wynn have eventually decided to stop bickering over the construction of a $1...
article Boston-Wynn saga reaches end as Walsh, casino reach agreement
(Massachusetts) -- The long legal battle between Mayor Marty Walsh and developers of an Everett casino on Boston’s doorstep is over. Walsh on Wednesday night...
article DeLeo happy to see casino dispute resolved
(Massachusetts) -- House Speaker Robert DeLeo said he was pleased to see the city of Boston strike a deal with the Wynn Group that paves the way for a planned casino in...
article Wynn Resorts, Boston mayor kiss & make up
(Massachusetts) -- Casino operator Wynn Resorts has finally reached a deal with the city of Boston over Wynn’s planned $1.7b casino in Everett, Massachusetts.
article Wynn-Win situation: City inks lucrative deal for Everett casino
(Massachusetts) -- The city and casino titan Steve Wynn have inked a deal that could bring $368 million to Boston over a 
15-year period, ending a bitter legal battle...

1/27/2016

article Walsh, Wynn strike deal on Everett casino
(Massachusetts) -- Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh and Las Vegas billionaire Steve Wynn have struck a deal over the casino mogul’s plans for a $1.7 billion gambling...
article Editorial: Walsh made the right call on Everett casino deal
(Massachusetts) -- IN THE end, Mayor Walsh and casino developer Steve Wynn settled their differences in a way that’s a credit to them both: over the negotiating...

1/25/2016

article Is Wynn Resorts winning over City Hall?
(Massachusetts) -- As the top executive of Wynn Resorts’ local operations, Bob DeSalvio has plenty of challenges on the horizon. He’ll oversee the...

1/18/2016

article Suffolk wins $1 billion contract to build Wynn casino
(Massachusetts) -- Boston-based Suffolk Construction Co. has landed the $1 billion contract to build the Wynn Resort casino in Everett, one of the largest private...

1/5/2016

article Everett seizes Wynn land due to clerical flub
(Massachusetts) -- A $168 property tax bill that Wynn Resorts missed due to a clerical error prompted Everett’s tax collector to move to seize land the casino...

12/17/2015

article Walsh meets privately with Wynn president after losing lawsuit
(Massachusetts) -- Wynn Everett President Robert DeSalvio said Thursday the company will not sweeten the financial pot now under negotiations with the city of Boston....

12/14/2015

article Is Marty Walsh finally folding on the Everett casino?
(Massachusetts) -- Is the utterly incomprehensible legal battle between Marty Walsh and Steve Wynn finally headed for some kind of sensible conclusion? Such an outcome,...

12/10/2015

article Wynn, Walsh Meet on Tuesday to Discuss Casino Issues
(Massachusetts) -- Numerous sources confirmed Tuesday that Boston Mayor Martin Walsh had met with casino developer Steve Wynn Tuesday morning in Boston City Hall for the...

12/8/2015

article Mayor Walsh, Steve Wynn hold talks on Everett casino
(Massachusetts) -- Just days after a judge struck down the City of Boston’s legal bid to block a resort casino in Everett, Mayor Martin J. Walsh and casino...
article Wynn and Walsh meet over $1.7B Everett casino
(Massachusetts) -- Casino mogul Steve Wynn met with Mayor Martin J. Walsh today, their first face-to-face session since a judge last week dismissed Boston's lawsuit...

12/7/2015

article How much has the city of Boston spent on its Wynn Everett casino lawsuit?
(Massachusetts) -- Boston Mayor Marty Walsh said Friday that the city is still deciding whether to appeal a Suffolk Superior Court judge’s ruling that dismissed...

12/6/2015

article Judge dismisses Boston's lawsuit to block Everett casino
(Massachusetts) -- The legal battle over Wynn’s planned MA casino is not over, despite a judge’s decision to dismiss lawsuits filed by the cities of Boston...

12/5/2015

article Boston’s Walsh won’t fold after casino case tossed out
(Massachusetts) -- Mayor Marty Walsh isn’t folding yet in his fight against an Everett casino planned by Wynn Resorts, even after a Suffolk Superior Court judge...
article Judge Blasts Anti-Wynn Boston Lawsuit, Throws it Out of Court in Massachusetts
(Massachusetts) -- Boston’s legal effort to derail Wynn Resorts’ planned $1.7 billion casino in nearby Everett has been criticized and ultimately rejected by...
article Judge dismisses Boston’s lawsuit against MA Gaming Commissioner
(Massachusetts) -- On Thursday a Suffolk County Superior Court Judge dismissed the city of Boston’s lawsuit that attempted to stop construction of Wynn Resorts $1....
article Judge slams Boston for 'spurious' claims of regulators favoring Wynn casino bid
(Massachusetts) -- A Massachusetts judge has dismissed the city of Boston’s legal bid to derail the construction of Wynn Resorts new casino in neighboring Everett.
article Walsh weighs Wynn options
(Massachusetts) -- Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh yesterday would not rule out an appeal of a Suffolk Superior Court judge’s Thursday dismissal of a city lawsuit...

12/4/2015

article How much has the city of Boston spent on its Wynn Everett casino lawsuit?
(Massachusetts) -- Boston Mayor Marty Walsh said Friday that the city is still deciding whether to appeal a Suffolk Superior Court judge’s ruling that dismissed...
article In wake of lawsuit rejection, Walsh defends Wynn fight
(Massachusetts) -- One day after a judge rejected Boston’s lawsuit to halt a nearby casino, Mayor Martin J. Walsh indicated Friday he was not prepared to end the...
article Judge dismisses Boston's lawsuit to block Everett casino
(Massachusetts) -- A Suffolk County Superior Court judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by Boston in an attempt to halt the construction of a $1.7 billion casino in...
article Marty Walsh doubles down on fight against Wynn casino
(Massachusetts) -- Mayor Martin J. Walsh, after taking a rhetorical beating from a judge who threw out his administration’s effort to block an Everett casino,...
article With Wynn suit dismissed, Revere’s incoming mayor doesn’t want to fight anymore
(Massachusetts) -- Revere Mayor-elect Brian Arrigo wants the city to turn the page on its casino aspirations and open discussions with Wynn Resorts, after a Suffolk...

12/3/2015

article Judge rejects Boston suit to block casino
(Massachusetts) -- A Suffolk Superior judge on Thursday dismissed a lawsuit filed by the City of Boston to stop a $1.7 billion casino, delivering a stunning blow to...
article Judge tosses Boston’s lawsuit vs. gaming panel
(Massachusetts) -- Boston is not a host community to the Wynn Resorts casino in Everett, and the city has no right to ask for members of the Massachusetts Gaming...

11/13/2015

article Somerville mayor opposed to casino footbridge
(Massachusetts) -- The mayor of Somerville vows to fight a proposed footbridge that would span the Mystic River and link his city to the Wynn casino being built on the...

11/12/2015

article Wynn seeks a footbridge to casino
(Massachusetts) -- Workmen building a massive casino on the Everett side of the Mystic River can easily see the bustling. MBTA station on the opposite bank in Somerville...

11/10/2015

article Wynn Everett casino exceeds veteran-owned business contracting goal for design phase
(Massachusetts) -- Wynn Resorts announced Tuesday that it has awarded more than $3 million in contracts to certified veteran-owned businesses during the design phase of...

11/4/2015

article Wynn will fund a study of a Mystic River footbridge to its casino
(Massachusetts) -- Wynn Resorts said Wednesday that a company-funded study about a proposed footbridge connecting its Everett casino site with the MBTA will be completed...

10/29/2015

article Wynn outlines changes to proposed Everett casino
(Massachusetts) -- Wynn Resorts executives on Thursday unveiled a handful of tweaks to their design for a $1.7 billion hotel and casino complex in Everett, including the...

10/23/2015

article Wynn Resorts begins clean up of future Everett casino site
(Massachusetts) -- Work has begun to clean up the 33-acre site that will be the future home to Wynn Resorts' $1.7 billion waterfront casino in Everett, the casino...

10/19/2015

article Critics of MBTA, Wynn casino land deal lose in court
(Massachusetts) -- In a defeat for opponents of the casino planned for Everett, a Suffolk Superior Court judge has thrown out a lawsuit challenging the MBTA’s...

10/16/2015

article Wynn Files Lawsuit Regarding Allegations
(Massachusetts) -- After having restrained itself for many months, Wynn Everett owner Steve Wynn said Wednesday, Oct. 7, that his company is fed up with the treatment it...

10/12/2015

article Mayor defends lawsuit in casino fight
(Massachusetts) -- Mayor Martin J. Walsh says the head of Wynn 
Everett shouldn’t “take it personal” that the city filed a lawsuit while they were in talks over traffic...

10/9/2015

article Casino feud with Walsh has Wynn boss ‘baffled’
(Massachusetts) -- The head of the Wynn Resorts casino project in Everett said he is “baffled” by the Walsh administration’s latest legal salvo after...
article Everett United Heads to Boston to Protest Mayor Walsh’s Actions
(Massachusetts) -- Everett United has a problem with the mayor. The mayor of Boston that is, and today, Oct. 7, they are travelling to Boston City Hall Plaza to make...
article Walsh poll finds high marks for mayor on casino front
(Massachusetts) -- A majority of Boston voters approve of the way Mayor Martin J. Walsh has handled the proposed Everett casino, according to an internal poll taken by...
article Boston Files New Suit to Strip Wynn of MEPA Certificate
(Massachusetts) -- The City of Boston – just as it spoke of productive meetings last week with Wynn executives – quietly filed a new lawsuit in Suffolk...

10/8/2015

article Wynn Sues for Libel in Massachusetts over “Bogus” Leaked Documents
(Massachusetts) -- Wynn Resort’s casino battle with the City of Boston intensified this week with the news that the casino giant is attempting to sue an unknown...

9/29/2015

article Boston Files New Legal Complaint Against Everett Casino
(Massachusetts) -- Boston officials filed a new lawsuit against Wynn Resorts in a bid to prevent the gambling operator from building a $1.7-billion casino resort on the...

9/26/2015

article Judge to Issue Decision on Casino Lawsuits
(Massachusetts) -- A judge in Suffolk Superior Court heard several arguments Tuesday afternoon on multiple lawsuits against the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC)...

9/25/2015

article No Ruling Yet on Casino Lawsuit
(Massachusetts) -- A judge in Suffolk Superior Court heard several arguments Tuesday afternoon on multiple lawsuits against the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC)...
article The mayor and the mogul gingerly seek peace
(Massachusetts) -- Perhaps relations really are thawing between Mayor Marty Walsh and casino mogul Steve Wynn. Or, to put it a little less diplomatically, maybe Walsh is...

9/24/2015

article Marty Walsh-Wynn Resorts talks eyed as salvage bid
(Massachusetts) -- The renewed talks between Mayor Martin J. Walsh and Wynn Resorts reps yesterday over a Boston lawsuit to kill a proposed Everett casino may be a last-...
article Mass., cities spar in court over Wynn Resorts casino license
(Massachusetts) -- Wynn Resorts' Boston-area casino was the focus in court Tuesday as a judge heard arguments in the state's bid to throw out a series of...

9/23/2015

article Wynn withdraws application for online gaming licence in New Jersey
(Massachusetts) -- Under an aggressive legal strategy pursued by Mayor Martin J. Walsh, the City of Boston has filed hundreds of pages of legal documents in its claim...

9/22/2015

article Judge considers dismissal of Boston lawsuit on Wynn casino
(Massachusetts) -- A judge hearing the City of Boston’s lawsuit challenging the validity of a license awarded to Wynn Resorts for a casino in Everett on Tuesday...
article Judge skeptical of Boston’s casino challenge
(Massachusetts) -- BOSTON, REVERE, AND THE CASINO OPERATOR Mohegan Sun on Tuesday argued they should be allowed to continue their legal challenge to the Massachusetts...
article Judge wary of casino foes’ claims
(Massachusetts) -- A Suffolk Superior Court judge appeared skeptical yesterday when the lawyer representing Boston suggested that the Massachusetts Gaming Commission was...
article Sides argue over Wynn casino
(Massachusetts) -- Wynn Resorts’ Boston-area casino was the focus in court Tuesday as a judge heard arguments in the state’s bid to throw out a series of...
article State and cities spar in court over Wynn's casino license
(Massachusetts) -- A Massachusetts judge is hearing arguments in Boston, Revere and Somerville's lawsuits challenging Wynn's casino license. Superior Court Judge...

9/19/2015

article State gives Everett the power to seize parcels near casino site
(Massachusetts) -- State officials have taken another step to help pave the way for Wynn Resorts’ $1.7 billion gambling palace, this time by giving a new Everett...

9/14/2015

article High Rollers Are Fine but Resort Casino Needs Orange Line Riders to Thrive
(Massachusetts) -- On the sidewalks of Everett, I have heard it said that Steve Wynn is quietly planning to lure planeloads of nouveau riche from the People’s...

9/11/2015

article Site prep starts on the contested Wynn casino in Everett
(Massachusetts) -- Machinery moved along the Mystic River Thursday, and so it had come to pass: Site preparation was underway for the proposed $1.7 billion Wynn Resorts...

9/10/2015

article Wynn Stresses Everett Momentum
(Massachusetts) -- It was more than a little media stagecraft and ceremony involved as a lone loader operator went to work Thursday morning removing a smattering of...

9/5/2015

article MGC official says “wire tap room” allegations are false
(Massachusetts) -- Allegations that private investigators’ working for Wynn Resorts gained unauthorized access to a “wire tap room” in the state...

9/1/2015

article Wynn Gets Key Approval In Massachusetts
(Massachusetts) -- The $1.7 billion Wynn Everett Casino has overcome another hurdle when Energy and Environmental Affairs Secretary Matthew Beaton approved the traffic...

8/29/2015

article Proposed Wynn Everett Casino Wins Crucial Environmental Permit
(Massachusetts) -- Gambling operator Wynn Resorts was granted on Friday a key environmental permit from Massachusetts environmental authorities.
article Wynn permit approved by Massachusetts environmental agency
(Massachusetts) -- Late Friday Wynn Resorts won a key environmental approval for its $1.7 billion Wynn Everett casino project bringing it one step closer to finally...

8/28/2015

article Planning Board Plans Vote on Wynn Site Plan on Sept.16
(Massachusetts) -- The Everett Planning Board voted unanimously on Monday night to continue the Site Plan Review of the Wynn Everett casino project, with an expected...
article Wynn casino proposal wins environmental permit from state
(Massachusetts) -- Wynn Resorts’ proposal for a $1.7 billion casino in Everett won a crucial environmental permit from the state on Friday, clearing one of the...
article Wynn earns key state approval for Boston-area casino
(Massachusetts) -- Wynn Resorts won a key state approval for its Boston-area casino late Friday, bringing the $1.7 billion project billed as the state's largest...

8/27/2015

article EDITORIAL: Give Steve Wynn the green light — but with caution
(Massachusetts) -- The decision environmental affairs secretary Matt Beaton must make by Friday should be very straightforward: has casino developer Steve Wynn, who...

8/25/2015

article Boston turns to costly, fierce attorney in casino fight
(Massachusetts) -- Early in his escalating war against the state Gaming Commission, Mayor Martin J. Walsh deployed a new weapon: a pricey outside lawyer who radiates...
article LEUNG: A townie from Charlestown rolls the dice with Wynn
(Massachusetts) -- It would have been easier for state Representative Dan Ryan, who lives a mile from Steve Wynn’s planned $1.7 billion casino, to join Boston...
article Top transportation official backs permit for Wynn casino
(Massachusetts) -- Massachusetts' top transportation official says Wynn has adequately addressed traffic and transit issues surrounding its planned $1.7 billion...
article Transportation boss gives Wynn OK, while cities stew
(Massachusetts) -- State Transportation Secretary Stephanie Pollack says gambling mogul Steve Wynn has adequately addressed traffic and transit issues around his $1.7...

8/24/2015

article Steve Wynn: Loved in Las Vegas, hated in Boston
(Massachusetts) -- Steve Wynn earned widespread respect in Las Vegas for creating some of the Strip’s most successful resorts, but his plans to expand his business...
article Wynn casino in Everett gets huge boost
(Massachusetts) -- The Baker administration delivered a huge boost to Wynn Resorts’ proposal to build a $1.7 billion casino in Everett when its transportation...

8/23/2015

article Waiting for a windfall down the Lynde in Everett
(Massachusetts) -- Opposite the sliver of land where Las Vegas mogul Steve Wynn has promised to erect a $1.7 billion gambling house sits a section of Everett that’...

8/22/2015

article Massachusetts Attorney General Urges Environmental Official to Hold Off on Wynn Casino Permit
(Massachusetts) -- Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey sent on Friday a 15-page letter to Matthew Beaton, Secretary of Energy and Environmental Affairs, urging...
article Massachusetts attorney general wants state to deny environmental permit to Wynn casino
(Massachusetts) -- Citing visitors considerations, Massachusetts Lawyer Basic Maura Healey is looking upon state environmental officers to disclaim Wynn Resorts a key...
article Wynn Resort response to Attorney General
(Massachusetts) -- Wynn Resorts is pushing back after Massachusetts’ Attorney General called for state environmental officials to deny the company a crucial...

8/21/2015

article Attorney general wants state to deny permit to Wynn casino
(Massachusetts) -- Citing traffic concerns, Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey is calling upon state environmental officials to deny Wynn Resorts a key permit...
article Attorney general: Wynn should be denied enviro certificate until traffic plan in place
(Massachusetts) -- Attorney General Maura Healey on Friday weighed in on the resort casino planned for Everett, urging Secretary of Energy and Environmental Affairs...
article Healey urges accord on Sullivan Square before issuing Wynn casino permit
(Massachusetts) -- State Attorney General Maura Healey on Friday urged the state’s top environmental official to deny a crucial permit for the construction of a $1...
article Maura Healey move throws up roadblock at Wynn
(Massachusetts) -- Gambling mogul Steve Wynn is demanding “fair treatment” after Attorney General Maura Healey moved yesterday to slam the brakes on his $1.7...

8/20/2015

article Wynn revisits footbridge idea for Everett Casino
(Massachusetts) -- With plans to build a casino in Everett at a price tag of $1.7 billion, Wynn Resorts, has now brought back up the subject of a pedestrian footbridge....

8/19/2015

article Wynn proposes somebody could build a bridge to his casino
(Massachusetts) -- Wynn Resorts, which intends to build a $1.7 billion resort casino in Everett, plans to pay for the state to revisit an idea it took up just a few...

8/14/2015

article Wynn Resorts Releases Rendering of Everett Casino Harborwalk
(Massachusetts) -- Gambling operator Wynn Resorts released on Thursday a rendering of its 20-foot wide pedestrian and bicycle harborwalk, which is to be part of the $1.7...

8/13/2015

article Officials confer on traffic changes near proposed Everett casino
(Massachusetts) -- Top officials from Boston and the state transportation department met Thursday to discuss ways to alleviate traffic in congested Sullivan Square,...
article Wynn details plans for Harborwalk near casino
(Massachusetts) -- When it's completed, the $1.7 billion resort casino in Everett will include a public harborwalk for pedestrians and bicycles that will extend the...
article Wynn Moves Forward With Casino Plans, Despite Disagreement With Walsh
(Massachusetts) -- The dispute over the proposed Everett casino got testy this week, with a war of words between Boston Mayor Marty Walsh and casino developer Steve Wynn.

8/12/2015

article Steve Wynn has 'had enough' of the mayor of Boston
(Massachusetts) -- "I've had enough of Mayor Walsh," billionaire casino mogul Steve Wynn told The Boston Globe in a recent phone interview. It's the...
article Steve Wynn must deal with Boston, Mayor Walsh says
(Massachusetts) -- In an escalating war of words, Mayor Martin J. Walsh shot back Tuesday at gambling mogul Steve Wynn, saying that if Wynn had a problem with Walsh,...

8/11/2015

article After Steve Wynn calls him ‘irresponsible,’ Boston mayor Marty Walsh hits back
(Massachusetts) -- Casino mogul Steve Wynn and Mayor Marty Walsh on Tuesday locked horns through the media again, clashing over a planned $1.7 billion casino in...
article Steve Wynn has blunt message for Boston mayor
(Massachusetts) -- The endless litigation and haggling over traffic mitigation might discourage a lesser mogul. Not Steve Wynn. "The chances of us leaving are zero...

8/6/2015

article Wynn Everett to pay $850 million over 15 years
(Massachusetts) -- Between community mitigation payments, payments in lieu of taxes to Everett and transportation improvements, Wynn Resorts plans to expend about $850...

8/4/2015

article Massachusetts Gaming Commission wants judge to dismiss Boston's lawsuit against Wynn casino
(Massachusetts) -- State gambling regulators want a judge to dismiss Boston's lawsuit challenging the award of a casino license to casino operator Wynn, saying the...
article Wynn Officials Say There Was No Offer of Additional Money for Boston
(Massachusetts) -- If one has ever played the children’s game ‘telephone,’ then one knows that there can be two radically different versions of what...

8/3/2015

article Judge rebukes Walsh in fight with Wynn over casino
(Massachusetts) -- A Suffolk Superior Court judge rebuked the Walsh administration Monday for using litigation as a public relations tool in the city’s ongoing...
article State seeks to dismiss Boston lawsuit against Wynn casino
(Massachusetts) -- The state wants a judge to dismiss Boston's lawsuit challenging the award of a casino license to Wynn. In a filing provided to the Associated Press,...

8/1/2015

article Wynn would pay for Boston subway improvements in casino plan
(Massachusetts) -- American business magnate, Steve Wynn, along with Wynn Resorts, wants to help Boston’s subway system by giving it a $7 million plus...

7/31/2015

article Steve Wynn Offered Mayor Walsh "Nine-Figure" Sum To Sweeten Everett Casino Deal
(Massachusetts) -- Casino magnate Steve Wynn offered Mayor Martin J. Walsh a nine figure sum to settle his lawsuit over Wynn's casino license in Everett, the Mayor...
article Walsh says Wynn offered ‘nine figure’ sum to end Boston’s lawsuit
(Massachusetts) -- The acrimonious relationship between Mayor Martin J. Walsh and casino mogul Steve Wynn took a turn for the worse Friday, when what the mayor described...
article Wynn proposes subsidizing subway in Boston-area casino plan
(Massachusetts) -- Wynn Resorts is proposing lending a hand to Boston's creaky transit system. The Las Vegas casino giant wants to pay the state transit authority...
article Wynn scoffs at Walsh’s claim of big payoff offer
(Massachusetts) -- Las Vegas casino mogul Steve Wynn is disputing claims by Mayor Martin J. Walsh that millions more are being offered to the city to end the high-stakes...
article Wynn: No deal for added millions for Boston
(Massachusetts) -- Las Vegas casino billionaire Steve Wynn said no new deal is on the table with Boston, contrary to what Mayor Martin J. Walsh said today. “In his...

7/30/2015

article Wynn offers to bolster T’s Orange Line
(Massachusetts) -- Frequent Orange Line riders know that sinking feeling of seeing that the next train won’t be arriving for another 10 minutes. There’s...
article Wynn’s T offer could sweeten casino deal
(Massachusetts) -- Casino mogul Steve Wynn wants to subsidize MBTA service that runs near his proposed Everett gambling site, even as he wrangles with the state over a...

7/29/2015

article Casino land deal criminal case keys on investigators
(Massachusetts) -- A federal judge heard arguments Wednesday over allegations that private investigators working for Wynn Resorts gained unauthorized access to files in...
article Judge hears arguments in criminal case related to Boston-area Wynn casino project
(Massachusetts) -- Massachusetts' biggest casino project is back in federal court. A federal judge is hearing arguments Wednesday in a wire fraud case against three...

7/25/2015

article Maura Healey’s casino concerns
(Massachusetts) -- ATTORNEY GENERAL Maura Healey has a simple message about the casino Steve Wynn wants to build in Everett: The state doesn’t really know what the...

7/19/2015

article Opinion: Wynn needs to win over Charlestown hearts
(Massachusetts) -- BY NOW, STEVE WYNN knows what he’s up against. A classic Boston stew — politics plus sour grapes — stirred by citizen activists who...

7/14/2015

article Healey Takes on Wynn Casino Traffic
(Massachusetts) -- Traffic north of Boston seized up for hours Tuesday morning after a tractor trailer filled with scrap metal flipped over in Sullivan Square –...
article Mass. AG calling for new Everett casino traffic study, public may have to pay
(Massachusetts) -- State Attorney General Maura Healey is calling for a new traffic study surrounding the proposed Wynn Resort Casino in Everett, and it's possible...

7/13/2015

article Boston Says Casino Exec Knew Land Tied to Felon
(Massachusetts) -- The city of Boston says interviews conducted by state investigators show Wynn Resorts was aware a convicted felon had a stake in land it eyed for a...
article Boston says Wynn Resorts reps knew of mob ties to land
(Massachusetts) -- Recently discovered interviews with at least five people suggest Wynn Resorts knew a mob associate with felony convictions would profit from his stake...
article Report: Massachusetts Gaming Commission worked with felon in casino deal
(Massachusetts) -- Last week the cities of Boston, Somerville, and Revere filed a complaint with the state, alleging the Massachusetts gaming commission colluded with...
article State AG calls for delay in key permit for Wynn casino
(Massachusetts) -- The state should delay its consideration of a crucial environmental permit needed for the construction of a $1.7 billion casino in Everett until an...

7/10/2015

article Clinton campaign official previously tried to kill Boston-area Wynn casino
(Massachusetts) -- A Hillary Clinton campaign official tried last year to thwart the Wynn Resorts casino planned just outside Boston. Charles Baker—a different...

7/9/2015

article All You Need To Know About Boston’s Lawsuit Against The Gaming Commission
(Massachusetts) -- Lawyers for the city of Boston and the Massachusetts Gaming Commission meet in court Thursday over Boston’s lawsuit against the proposed Wynn...
article State loses bid to toss Boston suit challenging Wynn casino
(Massachusetts) -- Massachusetts gambling regulators on Thursday lost their bid to dismiss a lawsuit filed by Boston challenging the award of the state’s most...

7/8/2015

article State's decision to grant Wynn casino license challenged
(Massachusetts) -- Massachusetts gambling regulators are embroiled in lawsuits over their decision to award the state's most lucrative casino license to Wynn Resorts...

7/7/2015

article Anti-casino activists sue over sale of state land to Wynn
(Massachusetts) -- A group of Massachusetts residents opposed to casinos are challenging the sale of state property to Wynn Resorts with a new lawsuit. The complaint...
article New lawsuit challenges Wynn casino on MBTA land acquisition
(Massachusetts) -- A group of taxpayers has filed a new lawsuit that seeks to derail plans for a Wynn Resorts casino in Everett and adds their objections to those of...

7/3/2015

article Small Boston Board the Center of Newest Casino Controversy
(Massachusetts) -- Just five days before receiving a pointed rejection letter from the Boston’s transportation commissioner concerning a critical Sullivan Square...

7/1/2015

article Boston, casino developer at odds over roads
(Massachusetts) -- Gaming regulators last year ruled that Boston wouldn’t get the right to vote on Wynn Resorts’ proposed casino complex planned for land in...
article Wynn Resorts schedules job fairs to help fill 4,000 positions for new casino
(Massachusetts) -- In anticipation of hiring 4,000 people for permanent jobs in the yet-to-be-built Wynn Everett resort casino, the company is set to hold career fairs...

6/18/2015

article Steve Wynn Is Being A Good Neighbor
(Massachusetts) -- While the twists and turns on the awarding of the casino license to Wynn Resorts continue with new lawsuits and allegations being leveled against the...

6/17/2015

article Wynn casino boots craft brewery
(Massachusetts) -- Idle Hands Craft Ales, one of the Boston area’s popular craft brewers, announced Tuesday it’s moving out of its Everett space at the end...

6/16/2015

article Everett businesses clearing out for Wynn casino
(Massachusetts) -- Wynn Resorts’ proposal to build a $1.7 billion casino complex on the banks of the Mystic River is bogged down in political, legal, and...

6/12/2015

article Mayor, Wynn reps meet to talk casino rivalry
(Massachusetts) -- Boston Mayor Marty Walsh met this week with representatives from Wynn Resorts, the casino company at the center of the city’s lawsuit against...

6/11/2015

article Gaming commissioners defend licensing of Everett casino
(Massachusetts) -- Gambling regulators appeared to present a united front on Thursday as the chair of the Massachusetts Gaming Commission faces questions about a...
article MGC Gives Wynn High Marks for Early Diversity Contracts
(Massachusetts) -- The Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) gave high marks to Wynn Everett officials for their early use of women, minority and veteran contractors.

6/6/2015

article Editorial: Boston should attend casino planning meetings
(Massachusetts) -- MAYOR MARTY WALSH’S lawsuit to block the Wynn casino in Everett faces long odds, and while that legal process plays out, the city needs to do...

6/4/2015

article Wynn opens Massachusetts office near planned casino site
(Massachusetts) -- Wynn Resorts is opening an office in Massachusetts to oversee the development of a planned $1.6 billion casino in Everett. The gambling company...

5/29/2015

article Wynn officials expect MEPA filing this summer
(Massachusetts) -- Wynn officials who plan to build a $1.7 billion resort casino in Everett expect to provide a key filing for their controversial project sometime this...

5/27/2015

article Commission mum on possible sanctions for Wynn
(Massachusetts) -- State gaming commissioners refuse to say whether casino mogul Steve Wynn would face any sanctions if he’s found to have broken state gambling...
article MassGaming Calls Boston Casino Lawsuit Confusing
(Massachusetts) -- The Massachusetts Gaming Commission said on Tuesday that it did not have enough time to review the 152-page lawsuit that the city of Boston filed last...

5/26/2015

article Boston Amended Lawsuit to Bar $1.7B Casino Project
(Massachusetts) -- The city of Boston filed suit to amend the current gaming regulators in Massachusetts to bar any future action with the $1.7 billion proposed casino...

5/23/2015

article Boston Mayor Marty Walsh ups ante with city's lawsuit over Wynn Everett casino
(Massachusetts) -- As cars and trucks loudly rumbled through Sullivan Square, Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh blasted the Massachusetts Gaming Commission and Wynn Resorts...

5/19/2015

article Steve Wynn — and Everett casino — lose out on Picasso
(Massachusetts) -- Steve Wynn promised to bring some of his famed art collection to Everett when his casino opens. But it won’t include Pablo Picasso’s...

5/10/2015

article Wynn, Everett prep for construction hires
(Massachusetts) -- Wynn Resorts and the city of Everett are getting their ducks in a row, preparing to hire a massive construction force for the $1.6 billion casino...

4/22/2015

article Wynn Casino vs Charlestown
(Massachusetts) -- “The City is committed to protecting and enhancing the quality of life for all Boston residents, particularly for those who live and work in...

4/10/2015

article After Land-Sale Fiasco, Mass. Gaming Commissioner Still Upbeat On Everett Casino
(Massachusetts) -- Mass. Gaming Commissioner Stephen Crosby joined Boston Public Radio on Thursday for "Ask the Commissioner." Crosby talked about the sale of...
article Experts say Wynn’s financial problems shouldn’t derail Everett project
(Massachusetts) -- Casino mogul Steve Wynn can’t seem to escape the bad headlines these days. Plunging revenue in Macau as the Chinese government cracks down on...

4/9/2015

article Commenting on the Latest Irregularities in Casino Process
(Massachusetts) -- I want to commend Secretary Beaton for his common sense approach in denying Wynn Everett its MEPA certificate yesterday and Director Buckley for...
article Mayor: Wynn-MBTA land deal was illegal [sub req'd]
(Massachusetts) -- The mayor of Revere is asking the attorney general and inspector general to investigate the sale of MBTA land to a subsidiary of Wynn Resorts, which...

4/6/2015

article VENNOCHI: MBTA land sale could sink Steve Wynn’s Everett plan
(Massachusetts) -- Calling out the MBTA for rushing the sale of a sliver of land to gambling mogul Steve Wynn may not sound like much. But it could lead to the...

4/5/2015

article Agency Chiefs Wade Into Wynn Battle [sub req'd]
(Massachusetts) -- There’s never a dull moment when it comes to brawling over big development projects – one of our favorite blood sports here in...
article Revere mayor: City ‘has been harmed’ by casino process
(Massachusetts) -- Revere Mayor Daniel Rizzo yesterday slammed the controversial sale of MBTA land to Wynn Resorts in Everett, calling it the latest example of a rigged...
article Wynn to ‘expeditiously respond’ to environmental secretary
(Massachusetts) -- Wynn Resorts is promising a swift response to concerns from the state’s environmental secretary, whose call for more reporting could delay the...

4/4/2015

article State environmental chief rejects report from Wynn
(Massachusetts) -- Wynn Resorts’ plan to develop a $1.6 billion casino in Everett was dealt a setback yesterday when the secretary of energy and environmental...

4/2/2015

article Revere mayor calls for investigation into sale of MBTA land to Wynn Resorts for Everett casino
(Massachusetts) -- The mayor of Revere is asking the state inspector general and the attorney general to investigate the sale of MBTA land to a subsidiary of Wynn...

3/10/2015

article Wynn Resorts Said to Have More Lower Broadway Properties under Control
(Massachusetts) -- Strong sources have revealed this week that several parcels of land on the west side of Lower Broadway have come under the control of Wynn Resorts,...

3/3/2015

article Wynn closes on Everett MBTA land
(Massachusetts) -- Las Vegas developer Wynn Resorts has closed on land in Everett that the company had long sought to buy from the MBTA, a purchase that will allow the...
article Wynn Resorts adding 2 more acres to Boston-area casino site
(Massachusetts) -- Wynn Resorts Ltd. added nearly 2 more acres to its planned casino site outside Boston where the company is planning to build a $1.6 billion hotel-...
article Wynn Resorts expands site for casino near Boston
(Massachusetts) -- Casino developer Wynn Resorts Ltd has acquired more land for its planned casino site near Boston, Massachusetts, in the United States. The casino...

3/2/2015

article Ex-owners of casino land face suit to get share of Everett deal
(Massachusetts) -- A business partner of alleged Mafia associate Charles Lightbody has filed suit against the former owners of the land where Steve Wynn wants to build a...

2/12/2015

article Wynn Resorts takes its case to Charlestown
(Massachusetts) -- About 75 Charlestown residents met on their home turf with Wynn Resorts executives for the first time on Wednesday and expressed concerns about how a...

2/9/2015

article Downtown View: More Stupid Stuff
(Massachusetts) -- Sometimes as a community we don’t think before we act even though we spend lots of time in the thinking stage. Casinos are one example. This is...
article Large Crowd Expected to Attend Wynn Meeting here on Feb. 11
(Massachusetts) -- Residents and elected officials are gearing up for the first of what is hoped to be several face-to-face, unified meetings between all Charlestown...
article Wynn expecting a big win
(Massachusetts) -- Wynn Resorts is projecting big money from its casino in Everett, telling investors the Boston-area resort will be a winner for Wynn and Massachusetts.
article Wynn to File Environmental Report Soon
(Massachusetts) -- A deadline for a final environmental report addressing traffic solutions has come and gone for Wynn Everett, but the casino developer has said it is...

2/5/2015

article Casino agreement proposal stalls
(Massachusetts) -- A proposal looking to raise the bar on future amendments to Malden’s casino agreement has stalled before the City Council.

1/24/2015

article Wynn releases renderings of redesigned Everett casino tower
(Massachusetts) -- Casino developer Wynn Resorts has gone back to a classic look in a revamped hotel design for the company’s Everett casino resort.

1/23/2015

article OP/ED: Wynn’s revised casino design is a better plan
(Massachusetts) -- GREATER BOSTON’S skyline owes a debt to James F. McHugh, the state gaming commissioner who led the opposition to the initial architectural plan...

1/22/2015

article More luxury rooms, fewer parking spaces in new Everett casino design
(Massachusetts) -- State gambling industry regulators on Thursday sounded supportive notes for a revamped design of the proposed Wynn Resorts casino in Everett. The...
article Wynn redesign of Massachusetts casino has a familiar look
(Massachusetts) -- Wynn Resorts unveiled a new tower design for its planned Massachusetts casino today, and it should look familiar to anyone who’s seen the Wynn...
article Wynn releases renderings of redesigned Everett casino tower
(Massachusetts) -- Wynn Resorts Thursday morning released the first renderings of its redesigned Everett casino resort, which show a radically different hotel tower,...
article Wynn unveils new ‘grand hotel’ tower design for Everett casino
(Massachusetts) -- Wynn Resorts unveiled a pair of renderings this morning that offer a sneak peek at the new tower design for the casino giant’s $1.6 billion Wynn...

1/21/2015

article Wynn Resorts to unveil redesign of Everett casino
(Massachusetts) -- Wynn Resorts is planning to reveal a new design for its planned casino in Everett. The Las Vegas casino company is scheduled to present the new design...

1/16/2015

article Wynn Visits Massachusetts
(Massachusetts) -- Casino mogul Steve Wynn, in his first public appearance in Massachusetts since winning the lucrative Boston-area gambling license, promised on...

1/15/2015

article Wynn touts $1.6B Everett casino in first public appearance in state since winning license
(Massachusetts) -- Steve Wynn says his $1.6 billion resort on the waterfront across Boston will offer the largest hotel rooms outside of Las Vegas and echo the "...
article Wynn touts casino plan, chides Mayor Walsh in Boston speech
(Massachusetts) -- Casino mogul Steve Wynn on Thursday evening told a gathering of more than 2,000 real estate developers and other professionals that he is confident...

1/10/2015

article City permits may delay casino
(Massachusetts) -- A member of the state gaming panel that approved the $1.6 billion gambling resort Wynn plans to build in Everett said yesterday the permitting process...

1/7/2015

article Wynn makes first payment to Boston for Everett casino
(Massachusetts) -- Wynn Resorts Wednesday morning tried to make a $1 million payment owed to the city of Boston as compensation for the company’s Everett casino,...
article Wynn Says Boston Refused First Casino Payment
(Massachusetts) -- Wynn Resorts put up its first payment to the City of Boston Wednesday, but says the city did not accept the money. “The check was delivered to...
article Wynn: Boston declined to take $1 million casino payment
(Massachusetts) -- The City of Boston refused to accept a $1 million check to help offset the impacts of the resort casino planned for neighboring Everett, gambling...
article Everett, Boston at odds over key street in casino plan
(Massachusetts) -- Everett and Boston are at odds over Horizon Way -- a tiny, but key, street in the casino plan.

1/6/2015

article Boston Mayor Ups The Ante In Showdown With Wynn [sub req]
(Massachusetts) -- The price tag of Steve Wynn’s grand East Coast casino may be headed up, with Boston launching a full-bore legal assault on the $1.75bn project...
article Boston Sues Gaming Commission to Block Planned Wynn Casino
(Massachusetts) -- Boston sued the Massachusetts state gambling regulator to block a planned Wynn Resorts Ltd. casino near the city, arguing residents should get to vote...
article Boston sues state gambling panel over Wynn casino in suburb
(Massachusetts) -- The city filed a lawsuit on Monday against state gambling regulators, arguing that residents of its Charlestown neighborhood should be allowed a vote...
article Everett mayor waves off Boston suit
(Massachusetts) -- Everett Mayor Carlo DeMaria insisted yesterday that Boston’s lawsuit to repeal the Wynn resorts casino license is a retread of settled legal...
article Gambling panel defends handling of Wynn license
(Massachusetts) -- The state gambling commission is defending the way it handled awarding a license to Wynn Resorts for an Everett casino. The city of Boston sued the...
article Mayor Martin J. Walsh’s Administration Sues the State Gambling Commission
(Massachusetts) -- The state gambling commission has been sued by Mayor Martin J. Walsh's administration on Monday in order to derail a Wynn Resorts casino project...
article Wynn Casino: "Nothing Gets in Our Way"
(Massachusetts) -- Tuesday was the day for Everett, Massachusetts, to celebrate Las Vegas magnate Steve Wynn’s company finally becoming an official landowner in...
article King Arthur’s bid trumps felon linked to Wynn Resorts casino site
(Massachusetts) -- A shuttered Chelsea strip club is being eyed for a hotel targeting future patrons of a $1.6 billion Wynn Resorts casino next-door in Everett, after a...

1/5/2015

article Boston sues state gambling panel over Wynn casino in suburb
(Massachusetts) -- Boston Mayor Martin Walsh has filed suit against the Massachusetts Gaming Commission, arguing Charlestown residents should have a vote on a $1.6...
article Boston to sue gambling commission over Everett casino approval
(Massachusetts) -- Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh’s administration is suing the state gambling commission in an attempt to block a $1.75 billion Wynn Resorts casino...
article Walsh sues gaming panel over Wynn license
(Massachusetts) -- Boston Mayor Marty Walsh on Monday filed suit against the Massachusetts Gaming Commission, suggesting the city was coming up short in its bid to...
article Wynn completes land deal for Massachusetts casino
(Massachusetts) -- Wynn Resorts has finalized its $35 million purchase of a contaminated property along the Mystic River in Everett on which it plans to build a $1.6...

12/28/2014

article Plans underway to build a sophisticated casino resort near Boston, Mass.
(Massachusetts) -- Billionaire Steve Wynn, of Wynn Hotels, is projecting to spend $1.7 billion to construct a gambling casino and resort similar to the extravagant ones...
article Revere attorneys make latest challenge to stop planned Wynn casino in Everett
(Massachusetts) -- The city that lost out on the lone eastern Massachusetts resort casino license fired another salvo challenging the legitimacy and character of the...

12/27/2014

article Everett casino plans changing under Steve Wynn’s watchful eye
(Las Vegas) -- Steve Wynn was in his element, in the home office where he designed his Everett casino, surrounded by a peculiar mix of artistic rarities — a...

12/11/2014

article Wynn’s Casino Project in Mass. Faces New Hurdles
(Massachusetts) -- Wynn Resorts may have won the competition for the lucrative Boston area casino license with its $1.6 billion casino plan for the Everett waterfront,...
article Wynn’s Everett Casino Project Faces New Hurdles
(Massachusetts) -- New hurdles are emerging for Wynn Resorts as it prepares to build a $1.6 billion resort casino on the Everett waterfront after winning the lucrative...

11/30/2014

article A positive outlook for Revere without a casino
(Massachusetts) -- Revere lost to Everett in its bid to develop a casino but that does not mean there is not optimism for its future. According to Mayor Rizzo: "The...

11/29/2014

article Even with no casino, Revere focuses on new uses for old racetracks
(Massachusetts) -- The Massachusetts Gaming Commission might have awarded the Greater Boston casino license to Steve Wynn in Everett, but the developer who sought to...

11/9/2014

article ABRAHAM: Charlestown calling on Lady Luck
(Massachusetts) -- Poor Charlestown. A whopping 70 percent of the neighborhood’s voters cast ballots to repeal the casino law on Tuesday, so bitterly opposed are...
article Everett neighbors recall Wynn casino parcel’s polluted past
(Massachusetts) -- The acid leak at Monsanto Chemical Co. began in the dead of a mid-August night 56 years ago, quickly filling Frank Dascoli’s Everett...

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