$1.3B Mohegan Sun Casino Moves Forward With Voter Nod

Law360, New York (February 26, 2014, 1:39 PM EST) -- A joint venture of Mohegan Sun and the owners of Suffolk Downs racetrack has secured a spot in the race for one of Massachusetts' gambling licenses after the town that would host its proposed $1.3 billion casino approved the companies' new plans in a special referendum Tuesday.

With a 63.23 percent approval rate, voters in Revere, Mass., gave a new nod of support to the controversial proposal, according to city documents. The vote — which was mandated by the Massachusetts Gaming Commission — means that the companies can...
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