Milford Casino Back in the News
Now that the Foxboro Casino is out, the Milford Casino is back in the news. Links to some recent news articles are listed below. Over 1,000 people have already signed the Petition to Keep Milford Casino-Free. If you would like to read or sign the petition, here is the link: http://www.change.org/petitions/neighbors-for-a-casino-free-milford
The Boston Herald
Meanwhile, developer David Nunes, who wants to build a casino and 350-room hotel plus retail and restaurants in Milford, had a message for any Suffolk Downs honchos who might have been popping champagne bottles yesterday. “I’d keep the foil on those corks,” Nunes said. “I absolutely will give them a challenge — unequivocally.”
The Boston Globe
The vote also underscores the difficulties in locating a casino resort within the most populous region.
“Finding a site in Eastern Massachusetts with great highway access in a town willing to work with you is like finding a needle in a haystack,’’ said developer David Nunes, who is pulling together a bid to build a casino in Milford that would compete with the Suffolk Downs proposal. “There will be a limited pool of applicants.’’
South Coast Today
With its plans for a $1 billion resort, the backing of industry giant Caesars Entertainment, and the support of Boston Mayor Thomas Menino, Suffolk Downs would appear to be the favorite for that license, one of three available under the state’s Expanded Gaming Act. Its lone remaining challenger is developer David Nunes, who has proposed an $850 million casino along Interstate 495 in Milford.