Wynn Passes Muster with Massachusetts Commission Suitability Check

Steve Wynn is one step closer to having his Everett, Massachusetts casino at last (Image: ABC News)

The long and winding road that leads to an Everett casino for Steve Wynn is getting closer to the finish line: the Massachusetts Gaming Commission’s madly demanding investigative bureau has finally offered the go-ahead from the suitability viewpoint for the casino mogul to open his first-ever Bay State property.

Cleared for Takeoff

The recommendation was made early last week during a commission conference, and followed a four-member sign-off on a revised deal for the planned casino a few days earlier in the day.

Needless to state, Steve Wynn has to be breathing a sigh of relief. With his usual colorful and cut-to-the-chase wording, he summed up his feelings on having made it this far and being this close to the end of the regulatory hurdles completely.

‘ This is a investment that is big us here in Boston,’ Wynn noted. ‘This isn’t box of slots. This is a ‘wham-bam-thank-you-ma’am’ fancy hotel.’

Of course, there is no free meal with this commission; an organization that has became finicky up to a degree which has driven all the proposed casinos’ executives to distraction. To that end, the Commission’s Bureau of Investigation and Enforcement remains demanding that some conditions be met, such as for instance showing the outfit that Wynn’s interactions in his Macau gambling enterprises fall suitably within what th Click here to read more »