SJC Orders Discovery into Everett Casino Land Deal

The actions of the Mass. Gaming Commission almost a decade ago could be put under a new microscope after the Supreme Judicial Court ruled Monday that a lower court should look more closely at the “highly unusual character of the commission’s actions” related to the award of a casino license to Wynn Resorts and the casino company’s purchase of land in Everett.

Has Mass. Lost Its Casino Bet?

The two large resort-style casinos won approval from state regulators in no small part due to their perceived potential to be engines of economic development. A new study throws doubt on that hope.

Team Pitches $300M Slots Complex in Wareham

Local officials and a developer pitched lawmakers Tuesday on a bill that would pave the way for a planned horse track and gambling facility in Wareham, but the state senator from the area slammed the bill as an attempt by a “self-serving” developer to be given special treatment.

Quincy Developer Proposes New Wareham Casino

A developer from the family behind the Marina Bay complex and Granite Links Golf Club in Quincy is expected Tuesday to announce plans for a mixed-use development in Wareham, and will ask the state legislature to change Massachusetts gaming law to allow the project to include “a gaming component.”

Wynn Pays $35M Fine, Will Not Appeal

Wynn Resorts on Tuesday paid the $35 million fine imposed on it by the Massachusetts Gaming Commission and the $500,000 fine imposed on CEO Matt Maddox, while the commission opened bids for an independent monitor to keep an eye on Wynn Resorts for five years.

Gaming Commission Releases Agreement With Wynn

As part of a compromise to have a lawsuit against it dismissed, the Massachusetts Gaming Commission agreed to exclude certain information its investigators gleaned about allegations involving former casino magnate Steve Wynn from its forthcoming investigative report and will return some of the documents it obtained.