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- Jul 20, 2016
Council members sought information about MGC’s responsible gaming policies and practices On Monday, July 18, 2016, the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) was pleased to host representatives from Singapore’s National Council of Problem Gambling (NCPG) and share information about most promising practices related to responsible gaming policies and initiatives. The National Council on Problem Gambling provides […]
UPDATE – A Request for Public Comment: Draft regulation amendments pertaining to credit card cash advances in gaming establishments
- Jun 27, 2016
The Massachusetts Gaming Commission is seeking public comment on the draft regulation amendments below pertaining to credit card cash advances in gaming establishments. These amendments create a requirement for gaming licensees to implement reasonable measures to inhibit patrons from using credit to obtain cash for use at a gaming establishment. Three such measures are explicitly mandated by the […]
The Massachusetts Gaming Commission releases June 2016 gross gaming revenue for Plainridge Park Casino
- Jul 15, 2016
The Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) reported today that the month of June 2016 at Plainridge Park Casino generated $12,324,076.83 in Gross Gaming Revenue (GGR). The category 2 slots-parlor is taxed on 49% of gross gaming revenue, of that total taxed amount 82% is paid to Local Aid and 18% goes to the Race Horse Development Fund. To date, the state has collected $81,362,999.07 in total state taxes and race horse assessments from Plainridge Park Casino since its June 24, 2015 opening.
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