Secretary vs. Billion-Dollar Casino: Who Will Win?
Nov. 4 (Bloomberg) –- East Boston should have been a slam-dunk location for a mega casino. It’s home to a rundown racetrack near Logan airport, in a community where a quarter of the population lives under the poverty line. Boston bookmakers gave Caesars great odds of getting approval, but recent polls show the vote is a tossup and one local woman says she knows why. Meet Celeste Myers. She’s a Boston secretary who has spent four years fighting a casino, and she might win. (Source: Bloomberg)