Proposed Casino Lands
One day after voters elected two anti-casino members to Foxborough’s board of selectmen, New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft and casino developer Steve Wynn announced today they are suspending plans to build a destination casino on land Kraft owns in the town.
“With Monday’s election, we believe the citizens of Foxborough have spoken,’’ the Kraft Group said this afternoon in a statement. “As we originally committed, we have heard them and respect their collective voice. With that democratic statement, as opposed to the voices of five individuals, we will be suspending our efforts regarding a destination resort development.’’
A.B. Way to be selfish Foxbourough. Seriously, would a casino have been that big of a hassle in your day-to-day lives? Combined with the Patriots, Foxborough could have become the Vegas of New England. Cue the condescending applause.
Bu all kidding aside, I was psyched to have a casino so close to Boston. If I want to go ...