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Great job, Gaming Commission, you gambled and lost

One year ago   |   By Boston Herald

The casino games are back in town - led by two gambling giants and the Massachusetts Gaming Commission, which once again appears to have been blindsided by an unexpected blow from Steve Wynn's legacy brand.
The surprising news that Wynn Resorts is in talks to sell its lucrative Encore Boston Harbor casino to MGM landed like a thud at the MGC, which now has to regroup and prepare for the mayhem a potential sale would trigger.
Nothing less than hundreds of millions of dollars in casino tax revenue and thousands of new jobs are at stake.
The commission just weeks ago agreed to let Wynn keep...
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