News & updates
- Jun 24, 2015
On June 24, 2015, Chairman Steve Crosby issued the following remarks at the official grand opening of the first gaming facility in Massachusetts, Plainridge Park Casino: This will be said many times, but today is a momentous day in Massachusetts. As everybody knows, it took Massachusetts a long time to decide whether we wanted to […]
UMass Amherst Research Team Releases Results of an Unprecedented Survey about Gambling Attitudes, Participation, and Problems in Massachusetts
- Jun 11, 2015
On Thursday, June 11th, a research team from the School of Public Health and Health Sciences at UMass Amherst will release a comprehensive report of findings from a large baseline population survey that assessed Massachusetts residents’ attitudes about gambling, gambling participation, and gambling-related problems. Nearly 10,000 Massachusetts residents completed the survey, making it the largest and most representative gambling survey ever conducted in the United States.
VIDEO: The Massachusetts Gaming Commission Releases Informational Video to Assist Potential Surrounding Communities in Southeastern Massachusetts
- May 22, 2015
The Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) announces the release of an educational video developed to inform potential surrounding communities about the Category 1 (resort-casino) licensing process in Southeastern Massachusetts (Region C). Currently, two applicants are pursuing a resort-casino license in Region C – Mass Gaming & Entertainment for a resort-casino proposal in Brockton and KG Urban in New Bedford.
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