Report: Walsh Cuts Casino Deal, Denies East A Boston Vote
The Boston Globe is reporting Mayor Marty Walsh has made a deal with the developer of the proposed Suffolk Downs casino in Revere, which denies residents of East Boston the chance to vote on a proposal. The news is just the latest twist in the ongoing battle over casino gambling in the city.
- “Mayor Martin J. Walsh will accept an offer from casino developer Mohegan Sun that would pay the city to offset the effects of a Revere casino at Suffolk Downs but would not allow East Boston residents to hold their own binding vote on the project, said a person in the administration familiar with the negotiations.”
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