Caesars Probe Revealed More Than Mob Ties: Gaming Agency

Law360, New York (October 23, 2013, 6:57 PM EDT) -- The Massachusetts Gaming Commission revealed Wednesday that an investigation into Caesars Entertainment Corp. raised red flags over alleged Russian mafia ties to a Las Vegas deal, as well as Caesars' $23.7 billion debt, the hiring of its Internet gaming head and a high roller's lawsuit.

MGC's suitability report was publicly released for the first time late Wednesday, though Caesars had ended its involvement in a $1 billion joint venture seeking one of the state's gaming license earlier in the week after being tipped off about the...
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