The Supreme Judicial Court concluded today that a man has no right to the money he says he's owed through a secret oral deal with Wynn Resorts to get paid more than his partners for selling it the land where its Encore casino now sits. Read more.
State Police report a man who didn't want to submit to a traffic stop in Revere this morning took off, prompting a chase in which he allegedly smashed into several cruisers, stopped near the Encore casino, then tried to fight his way out of arrest, but failed. More to come.
The Supreme Judicial Court ruled today that blackjack players who won at the cheap tables at the Encore and MGM Springfield casinos, then sued to get the higher winnings they would have gotten at higher-stakes tables, should have quit while they were ahead. Read more.
The Chelsea Record reports State and Everett Police busted up quite the shindig at the casino hotel early on Aug. 16 - some 110 people crowded into a suite with an occupancy limit of 10 and featuring a DJ and "adult dancers." The guy who rented the suite faces charges. The casino was also cited and vows it's now doing what it should have been doing to prevent such potential superspreaders.
NBC Boston interviewed a Dorchester man outraged that State Police busted up a party he threw at the Encore Casino, because it's been like six or seven whole months since the pandemic started and "a lot of people are kind of over it at this point." Read more.
All around the Encore casino (like the city of Everett), everything's shutting down to Covid-19. Thank goodness, the casino has thermometer guns to point at incoming customers, so they can keep the money rolling in, even if they have to shut down the buffets and shows. Read more.
The Conservation Law Foundation yesterday sued the Encore Boston Casino and four bus companies over casino shuttle buses it charges were allowed to idle for more than the state-allowed five minutes at locations in Everett and Medford, including the Wellington T stop. Read more.
A federal judge ruled Friday that the former owners of the Suffolk Downs racetrack provided evidence of possible wrongdoing by the company that won the Boston area's casino license - but failed to prove that was evidence of racketeering. Read more.