Mogul Wynn meets with Boston Mayor over billionaire casino

Mogul Wynn meets with Boston Mayor over billionaire casino

The legal process remains open

US.- Casino mogul Steve Wynn and Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh met for the first time after a judge from the Suffolk Superior Court dismissed Boston’s lawsuit seeking to stop Wynn’s US$1.7 billion Everett casino, a 24-story, curved-glass tower on the Mystic River waterfront.

Last week, Judge Janet Sanders dismissed the US city’s suit against the state Gaming Commission over approval of the Wynn casino. Both the city and State authorities, as well as Wynn representatives shave been huddling on traffic mitigation for impacts the planned casino would have on Sullivan Square in Charlestown.

After the meeting Wynn spokesman Michael Weaver only said: “It was a productive meeting.” The developer has feuded over the fate of the proposed US$1.7 billion casino since the he was awarded the coveted Greater Boston casino license. While the Mayor´s spokeswoman Bonnie McGilpin stated:”Mayor Walsh has continued to keep an open line of communication throughout this process.”