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VIDEO: The Massachusetts Gaming Commission Declines to Award Resort-Casino License in Southeastern Massachusetts

Today the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) voted against awarding a commercial resort-casino license in Southeastern Massachusetts (Region C). After a detailed and comprehensive evaluation process, the five gaming commissioners voted 4-1 via roll call to not issue the resort-casino license to the sole applicant, Mass Gaming & Entertainment, LLC (MG&E).

UPDATES: Region C resort-casino application evaluation process

Beginning on April 26, 2016 at the Shaw’s Center in Brockton, the members of the Massachusetts Gaming Commission presented their reviews of the category 1 RFA-2 applications submitted by Mass Gaming & Entertainment, LLC (MG&E) for a proposal in Brockton. The information presented on this page will lead to public deliberations and ultimately result in the determination of the award of the Region C (Southeastern Massachusetts) resort-casino license.

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission receives 1st Public Safety Impact Report from MGC Crime Analyst

On April 14, 2016 during a public meeting, the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) was presented with its first Public Safety Impact Report that focused on an analysis of changes in police data after the first six months of operation at Plainridge Park Casino. This public safety assessment and ongoing research is being conducted by MGC consultant and crime analyst Christopher Bruce. The analysis does not show that any significant increase in crime was influenced by the opening of Plainridge Park Casino.


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