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Suffolk Downs Casino Plan Solidifying

Revere city officials have been quietly meeting with Suffolk Downs honchos to iron out an agreement if a casino is built in neighboring East Boston.

“There was a team negotiating on behalf of the city for a mitigation package,” said John Festa, Revere’s director of economic development.

The latest meeting came last Thursday at Suffolk Downs between racetrack officials and representatives from the Revere economic development office.

Suffolk Downs has been fiercely pursuing a resort casino in East Boston.  Click here for more from the Herald.