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Region C UPDATE: The Massachusetts Gaming Commission Issues Update on Resort-Casino Licensing Process in Southeastern Massachusetts

Today the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) is releasing an update on the current status of the Category 1 (resort-casino) licensing process in Southeastern Massachusetts (Region C). Today is the deadline for entities to submit completed RFA-1 applications in a two-phase application process toward the award of a resort-casino license in Region C.  Previously, the Commission […]

A Request for Public Comment: Regulations pertaining to Individuals Excluded from the Gaming Establishment

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission is seeking public comment on the following draft regulation: 205 CMR 152.00 DRAFT: Individuals Excluded from the Gaming Establishment Please email comments to with ‘draft regulation comment’ in the subject line.  All written comments must be received by May 21, 2015 at 5:00 pm. The Commission will review any comments received, update the draft regulations […]

Commission commends Plainridge Park Casino for exceeding diversity goals

As construction concludes in Plainville, MA and Plainridge Park Casino prepares to open its doors, I would like to commend project owner Penn National Gaming and their contractor Turner Construction for their strong commitment to diversity during the construction of their $225 million gaming facility. This commitment resulted in numerous vendor and supplier opportunities for Minority, Women and Veteran Owned businesses. In fact, the project owners exceeded their own diversity goals awarding contracts of about $27.6 million to Minority, Women and Veteran owned businesses (out of $82.2M total contracts awarded as of Dec. 31, 2014).


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