Gaming Commission Hearings into Suitability for Encore begins
By Josh Resnek
M a s s a c h u s e t t s g a m i n g commissioners have begun the arduous courtroom like task of considering Wynn Resorts suitability to hold the casino license for the Boston area.
Those hearings began Tuesday and will be continuing until Thursday.
The outcome of these hearings is of gargantuan importance to the City of Everett and to everyone in a position of responsibility, starting with the mayor.
It is the mayor who brought Steve Wynn to Everett. The question of suitability, and more than that, of what was concealed during the vetting process comes less than three months before Wynn is set to open its $2.5 billion Encore Boston Harbor casino complex in Everett.
It is more than a year after Wynn founder and former CEO Steve Wynn resigned amid sexual misconduct allegations. One case led to a $7.5 million settlement.
The big question – what if the commission strips Wynn Resorts of its gaming license? Continue reading Concealed