By Josh Resnek Depositions are being taken in the Anthony Gattineri v Wynn Resorts federal case in which Gattinari, one of the original casino land owners, is seeking to be compensated for a handshake deal he apparently concluded with former Encore president Robert DeSalvio. The depositions, some taken last week and continuing feature a full… Landowner Jeopardizes Wynn Everett Casino Bid. Posted on: April 15, 2014, 05:30h. Last updated on: April 14, 2014, 09:13h. On September 16, 2014, the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) awarded a gaming license to Wynn Resorts WYNN to build a 27-story hotel casino on the Mystic River in Everett, MA, just outside of Anthony Gattineri, co-owner of the site where Wynn Resorts has proposed to build greater Boston's only casino, has refused to sign the pledge even though the Massachusetts Gaming Commission says Gattineri, who lives in Florida, said he has a 46 percent stake of FBT Everett Realty, LLC. This is the company which previously owned the land where the $2.5 billion casino is being built in Everett. Gattineri has claimed that under a June 2014 agreement with DeSalvio, he was supposed to get paid $18.6 million after he helped Wynn Resorts obtain a casino license by signing a certificate that and casino on propertylocatedin Everett, MA (the “Parcel”)that wasowned by FBT Everett Realty, LLC(“FBT”). SUMF ¶3.Mr. Gattineri owns 46.69% of FBT. SUMF ¶1. Mr. Gattineri’s allegationsrelate to Encore’s purchase of the Parcel from FBT. InDecember 19, 2012, Encore and FBT entered intoan Option Agreement (the “Option In 2009, FBT Everett Realty (a partnership with Paul Lohnes, Anthony Gattineri, Charlie Lightbody, and Gary DeCicco) did an end run around multimillionaire-trash man Billy Thibeault to gain control of 36 acres that was the Monsanto site in Everett. Thibeault has gone on to become a major businessman and is a hugely successful developer. The casino and hotel, built at a cost of $2.6 billion Anthony Gattineri. Sponsored By . Massachusetts Gaming of the land the company wants to develop into a casino. 3 Charged With Lying About Wynn Resorts Casino Land In EverettFederal and state The Everett property was initially valued at $75 million, but the sale price was cut to $35 million because Gattineri’s former co-owner, Charles Lightbody, is a convicted felon.
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