Somerville wants judge to void Wynn license
Published 5:30 PM EST Dec 11, 2014
Wynn maintains it is not aware of any criminal investigation related to money laundering and has declined to comment on the Somerville and Revere lawsuits.
"We've not received notice that the company is under investigation," said Michael Weaver, a casino spokesman. "Requests for information from agencies and regulators occur in the casino industry."
In other casino developments, MGM Resorts International hosted an information session Thursday in Springfield for contractors, vendors and construction suppliers. The company is preparing to break ground next year on an $800 million downtown Springfield casino.
And the owners of the former Raynham dog track say they may seek a state license to build a resort casino at the Brockton Fairgrounds.
The Carney family had hoped to convert Raynham Park, now a simulcast betting facility, into a slots parlor, but the gaming commission awarded that license to Plainridge Racecourse in Plainville.
The deadline to submit applications for the remaining casino license, which is reserved for the southeastern Massachusetts region, is Jan. 30.