Statement of Mayor Walsh
May 9, 2014
I'm disappointed in today's decision by the Gaming Commission. The Commission's announcement seemed predetermined because after three hours of testimony, they only took ten minutes to arrive at a decision. I have said -- and I truly believe -- that Boston is a host community to both sites, and I intend to continue to do everything in my power to protect our best interests. The people of East Boston and Charlestown deserve the opportunity to vote. Tomorrow, I will meet with my legal team to evaluate all of the options available to us right now. We have not made a decision about our next step, but we will share developments as they are available.