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Casino will no longer be eponymous

Wynn Resorts announced today it's changing the name of its Everett casino to Encore Boston Harbor in a bid to remove the taint of sharing a name with Steve Wynn, who until recently ran the company bearing his name.

The announcement came at a Massachusetts Gaming Commission hearing on whether to formally strip alleged serial sexual attacker Steve Wynn of his right to have anything to do with gambling in Massachusetts. Commissioners will consider the issue privately before announcing a decision.

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And who exactly is this suppose to make feel better? Not gamblers I'm sure

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I would imagine that having to see his name plastered on buildings and advertisements isn't a lot of fun?

This seems like a small concession, I'm really not sure why anyone would be opposed or even bothered by it.

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or is this shithole on the Mystic River and nowhere near Boston Harbor?

Different name, still the same old rapist scumbag who owns it.

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Steve Wynn sold all of his shares in Wynn Resorts, he has nothing to do with the company anymore.

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Sure. No say whatsoever.

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Some might say it ends at the Amelia Earhart Dam just upriver from the casino site, which divides salt water from fresh and tidal from non-tidal.

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Where it and the Chelsea Creek, called the Chelsea River on some maps, empty into Boston Harbor.

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We just gotta keep re-naming stuff!

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Good thing no one said that it does.

As I said above it is just a small concession. Not really anything to get worked up about.

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as a condition of keeping this license. Now that the state has some leverage over Wynn, use it for a constructive purpose that will benefit the region.

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What was your stance on La Cosa Nostra and the Winter Hill Gang? They used force to take things from people too.

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Sometimes you have a valid point.

But I agree with Ron. I think it would benefit the casino itself if a bridge was built.

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Gee, Will! When the Winter Hill gang was having fun all over Somerville, you were where exactly? Spend a lot of time playing pinochle with Howie?

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And I suppose you were driving Howie Winter around in your limo?

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but I'd see him every now and again at Khoury's. You?

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I'm not a tough guy by association. But I know a guy who's uncle was murdered by Winter Hill associates. Nice friends you have there.

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I was just a kid from Revere, living with a Townie girl for eight years who liked to drink. That's how I got to see Howie. Never met the man once.

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But you inferred that you were acquainted with him in your original post. Why do you try to pass yourself off as an internet tough guy by "knowing people"?

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I said I would see him. I did not say we were acquainted. I inferred nothing. If I knew him I would have said so. The rest is the usual nonsense.

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and the Eisenhower-Montgomery Gang used force to take over those neighborhoods in Normandy. Thugs, the lot of them. Government violence, Cosa Nostra, all the same thing.

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If I recall correctly, the Wynn group originally wanted to build a pedestrian bridge to Assembly Row, but the company that owns Assembly Row shut it down because they didn't want people parking in their lots and walking to the casino.

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because it is new to me, and I would like to learn more about it.

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It's entirely possible that I'm completely imaging this, but I could have sworn I read it on UHub like a year or so ago.

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It was Curtatone and his anti-gambling pogrom

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Can't believe you missed an opportunity to use the headline: Wynn loses

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