Boston Blasted For Last-Minute Casino Bid, But Wins Hearing

Law360, New York (March 20, 2014, 4:18 PM EDT) -- Massachusetts' gambling authorities on Thursday blasted Boston's eleventh-hour demand to be labeled a host community for Mohegan Sun and Wynn Resorts Ltd.'s proposed $1 billion casino projects, but regulators ultimately agreed to delay their licensing timeline and hold an emergency hearing on the request.

Less than 24 hours after Boston's mayor sent letters declaring that the city is a host community for the projects, the Massachusetts Gaming Commission agreed to hold, in two weeks, a public adjudicatory hearing on the city's arguments — but not before...
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