Law360 Quotes Goodwin Attorneys on Wynn’s Boston-area Casino License Award

Massachusetts Gaming

The online legal publication Law360 quoted Goodwin Procter’s Minta Kay and Abim Thomas in a Sept. 17 article on the Massachusetts Gaming Commission awarding Wynn Resorts the sole Boston-area casino license.

Members of the Massachusetts Gaming Commission say they were ultimately swayed by the financial picture Wynn painted for his $1.6 billion plan to build a casino-resort in Everett — and for how the project would fit into its vast gambling empire.

The regulators “found the Wynn capital structure simple and easy to perform,” said Minta Kay, a senior partner with Goodwin Procter who focuses on complex financing deals.

“At the end of the day, everything ends up being tied to finances. The regulators … determined that Wynn is in a better situation to succeed globally,” said Abim Thomas, a gambling law expert and litigator with Goodwin Procter LLP.

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