Following the town of Everett authorized a casino project plan by designer Steve Wynn, many observers believed he’d the upper hand in gaining the Greater Boston-area casino license one of three local licenses that will be awarded by hawaii of Massachusetts. However it turns out that geographic quirks can make Wynn’s prospects of opening a casino there somewhat tougher than he thought.
According to members of Boston Mayor Thomas Menino’s administration, Wynn may not have been as careful as he thought along with his casino proposition. It seems that some for the proposed development may be located inside the city of Boston itself, which will give the city the right to impact the project 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 good reason to do this. He has emerge in support of a contending casino plan that would place the resort at Suffolk Downs, and eliminating perhaps the competitor that is strongest for the license would help towards getting that plan selected by the state.
However, Wynn does not believe Menino’s claims hold any weight.
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