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Report: Walsh Cuts Casino Deal, Denies East A Boston Vote

A rendering of the proposed Mohegan Sun casino at Suffolk Downs in Revere

A rendering of the proposed Mohegan Sun casino at Suffolk Downs in Revere. (Suffolk Downs/AP)

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.

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Mark Arsenault, reporter for The Boston Globe. He tweets @BostonGlobeMark.

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The Boston Globe: Boston, Mohegan Sun Near Deal On Revere Casino

  • “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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