Name change proposed for Everett casino

Name change proposed for Everett casino


NEWSCENTER 5’S KATIE THOMPSON IS
LIVE WITH MORE. KATIE: TODAY WAS THE FIRST TIME
HEARING THE NEW CEO SPEAK
PUBLICLY SINCE ALLEGATIONS OF
SEXUAL MISCONDUCT AGAINST
THE COMPANY FOUNDER SURFACED.>>WE WILL — IF THE COMMISSION
IS OK WITH IT WE PROPOSE THAT WE
, CHANGE OUR NAME TO ENCORE
BOSTON HARBOR. KD WYNN RESORTS CEO MATT MADDOX
: PROPOSING TO CHANGE THE NAME
OF THE EVERETT CASINO TO ENCORE
BOSTON HARBOR. FURTHER DEMONSTRATING HE SAY
— FURTHER DEMONSTRATING, HE
SAYS THE COMPANY’S EFFORTS TO
, DISTANCE ITSELF FROM EMBATTLED
FORMER CEO STEVE WYNN.>>WE ARE VERY FOCUSED ON DOING
THE RIGHT THING. THAT’S WHAT THIS COMPANY IS
ABOUT, AND AS CEO, THERE IS NO
ASSOCIATION WITH STEVE WYNN. KATIE AMID A SEXUAL HARASSMENT
: SCANDAL, WYNN SOLD HIS SHARE
OF THE COMPANY AND RESIGNED IN
FEBRUARY. TODAY’S HEARING WITH THE
MASSACHUSETTS GAMING COMMISSION
WAS SOLELY TO DECIDE IF WYNN I
STILL LEGALL CONNECTED, UNDER
STATE LAW TO THE $2.5 BILLION
, PROJECT IN EVERETT. THE PROJECT IS 50% COMPLETE. RIGHT NOW, THE SITE SEES MORE
THAN 1500 WORKERS PER DAY. IT’S EXPECTED TO BRING IN
HUNDREDS OF MILLIONS OF DOLLARS
IN ANNUAL TAX REVENU
THE COMMISSIONS DECISION COULD
PUT THE PROJECTS SUITABI

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