$1B Suffolk Downs Casino Faces New City Referendum

Law360, New York (December 10, 2013, 6:18 PM EST) -- The Massachusetts Gaming Commission voted Tuesday to allow the Suffolk Downs racetrack owners and Mohegan Sun to move forward with a significantly revised bid to build a $1 billion casino in the state, on the condition that the companies pass a new host city referendum.

In a unanimous vote, commissioners ruled that the new joint venture can proceed with an application to score one of the state's gambling licenses so long as it requests a waiver from the commission within the next week and so long...
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