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Adrian Walker

Suffolk Downs casino project has become a mess

Celeste Ribeiro Myers has been fighting an underdog battle against a proposed Suffolk Downs casino for ages. All of a sudden, her luck may have turned.

The source of her renewed hope for defeating the East Boston casino project is the elimination of Caesars Entertainment as its operator. Caesars was bounced over the weekend amid concerns that it would not pass a state-mandated background check. Caesars has a licensing deal with a company that has been linked to Russian mobsters.

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