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Boston Expands Lawsuit Against Massachusetts Gaming Commission

Boston Expands Lawsuit Against Massachusetts Gaming Commission

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh is sueing the Massachusetts Gaming Commission over their decision to award a license to a Wynn casino task in Everett.

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh is not happy about the Massachusetts Gaming Commission’s decision to award a casino to Wynn Resorts in Everett.

The city had already filed against the state gaming commission, one that accuses the board of violating Massachusetts’ casino law and the commission’s own rules on how to award licenses to prospective casino operators on Wednesday, that displeasure was expressed through an expanded version of the lawsuit.

Based on a written report by Andrea Estes regarding the Boston world, the new lawsuit claims that the payment broke rules on several occasions in an effort to ensure that the Wynn project would be opted for over a Mohegan Sun-backed proposal at Suffolk Downs in Revere.

The town of Boston would have gotten $18 million per year from the Suffolk Downs casino thanks to an agreement negotiated between the town plus the designers of that resort.

However, no such deal was made between the town and Wynn Resorts, meaning that the video gaming commission’s decision to provide the license towards the Everett casino may have cost the city revenue that is significant.

Boston Alleges 16 Prohibited Actions

The latest form of the issue is comparable to the lawsuit that is original by the city of Boston back in January.

However, the lawsuit that is Continue reading