After the city of Everett authorized a casino project plan by developer Steve Wynn, numerous observers believed he previously the hand that is upper gaining the Greater Boston-area casino license one of three regional licenses that is awarded by the state of Massachusetts. However it turns out that geographical quirks could make Wynn’s prospects of opening a casino there only a little tougher than he thought.
According to members of Boston Mayor Thomas Menino’s management, Wynn may not have been as careful as he thought along with his casino proposal. It would appear that some of this proposed development may be located inside the city of Boston itself, which will give the city the proper to impact the project by themselves.
Then the city would be considered a host community, and would have the ability to influence how and if the project could go forward if it were true that the Wynn proposal were to reside partially in Boston. In reality, Mayor Menino would have the ability even to simply say no to the project, scuttling it entirely.
Menino may have reason that is good do this. He has emerge in help of a contending casino plan that could place the resort at Suffolk Downs, and eliminating perhaps the strongest competitor for the license would go a long way towards getting that plan chosen by the state.
However, Wynn does not think that Menino’s claims hold any fat.
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