State panel selects Wynn casino over plan for Revere ← Related Article Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page The proposed casino complex in Everett would be built on the Mystic River waterfront on the site of a former chemical plant. Wynn Everett An artist's rendering of the Wynn Reports casino proposed in Everett. Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff Suffolk Downs owner Richard Fields (left) was seen after the Gaming Commission made its decision. Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff Mohegan Sun CEO Mitchel Etess was at the Boston Teachers Union hall for the vote today. Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff General counsel and secretary at Wynn Resorts Kim Sinatra reacted while the gaming commission discussed its reasons for choosing Wynn Resorts. Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff Revere Mayor Dan Rizzo hugged a supporter outside the hall. Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff Everett mayor Carlo DeMaria was all smiles beside his wife, Stacy, after the Gaming Commission awarded Wynn Resorts the casino license. Lane Turner/Globe STaff Everett residents celebrated outside Wynn’s Everett headquarters on the corner of Chelsea Street and Broadway. David L. Ryan/Globe Staff The proposed casino would be built at the site of the former Monsanto Chemical Plant in Everett. Lane Turner/Globe STaff The Massachusetts Gaming Commission voted 3-1 today to approve the proposal by the international casino giant. David L. Ryan/Globe Staff The proposed casino would be built on the banks of the Mystic River. Lane Turner/Globe STaff Residents Christine Ragucci (left) and Norma Parziale were ecstatic. Lane Turner/Globe Staff The Wynn Resorts project beat out a proposal by Mohegan Sun to build a casino in Revere. Wendy Maeda/Globe Staff Las Vegas developer Steve Wynn unveiled renderings for the proposed casino during a meeting with Everett residents on May 10, 2013. Yoon S. Byun/Globe staff Gamal Aziz, president and chief operating officer of Wynn Resorts Development, said last year that the complex would feature a five-star hotel with 551 rooms and a 100,000-square-foot casino. Yoon S. Byun/Globe staff Plans for the casino complex included a tree-lined development, a river walk, and a modern, bronze-glass hotel. Yoon S. Byun/Globe staff The project was also slated to include an 18,000-square-foot ballroom and a 100,000-square-foot casino, in addition to a spa, nightclub, restaurants, shops and an indoor glass “winter garden.” Yoon S. Byun/Globe staff The casino is far from a guarantee, however. In November, voters statewide will decide whether the casino law will be repealed.