Gambling panel approves Wynn proposal

The Everett casino beat out a proposed Mohegan Sun resort in Revere for the Eastern Mass. license.

An artist’s rendering of the Wynn Reports casino proposed in Everett.

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An artist’s rendering of the Wynn Resorts casino proposed in Everett.

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Revere mayor Dan Rizzo hugged a supporter as he left the building after the commission awarded Everett the casino license.

Everett mayor Carlo DeMaria (right) reacted after the gambling panel awarded Wynn Resorts a casino license.

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Everett mayor Carlo DeMaria (right) reacted after the gambling panel awarded Wynn Resorts a casino license.

Everett residents celebrated outside Wynn’s Everett headquarters on the corner of Chelsea Street and Broadway.

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Everett residents celebrated outside Wynn’s Everett headquarters on the corner of Chelsea Street and Broadway.

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission voted 3-1 today to approve the proposal by the international casino giant.

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The Massachusetts Gaming Commission voted 3-1 today to approve the proposal by the international casino giant.

Residents Christine Ragucci (left) and Norma Parziale were ecstatic.

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Residents Christine Ragucci (left) and Norma Parziale were ecstatic.

The Wynn Resorts project beat out a proposal by Mohegan Sun to build a casino in Revere.

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The Wynn Resorts project beat out a proposal by Mohegan Sun to build a casino in Revere.

The proposed casino would be built on the banks of the Mystic River.

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The proposed casino would be built on the banks of the Mystic River.

Revere Mayor Dan Rizzo hugged a supporter after the Gaming Commission awarded Wynn Resorts a casino license.

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Others in Revere said they would be better off without the Mohegan Sun facility.

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