Statement From Mayor Rizzo, RE: Suffolk Downs & Mohegan Sun MA

November 27, 2013

Today, Suffolk Downs announced that they have reached an agreement with Mohegan Sun as their new gaming partner. In October of this year, the Massachusetts Gaming Commission, through a unanimous 5-0 vote, found Mohegan Sun suitable to operate a gaming establishment in Massachusetts. Clearly, Mohegan Sun is a first-class operator with a solid reputation in the industry and in our region. We are very encouraged by this announcement. This project, as being proposed, will create good paying jobs for residents in Revere and surrounding communities, provide more opportunities for local businesses, foster greater economic development opportunities, while investing millions of dollars in transportation and community improvement projects in Revere and the surrounding region. We look forward to continuing the process, and meeting the guidelines set about by the MGC, to realize a resort style casino at Suffolk Downs.

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