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- Oct 16, 2017
The Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) reported today that the month of September 2017 at Plainridge Park Casino generated $14,895,274.92 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 […]
Research Update: Plainridge Park Casino economic impacts released for first year of operation, Analysis concludes $100M in out-of-state spending recaptured
- Oct 12, 2017
In PPC’s first 12 full months of operation (July 2015 through June 2016), patrons spent approximately $172.5 million on gambling and non-gambling activities at the facility. The majority of patrons surveyed at PPC were identified as “recaptured” patrons who would have spent their money gambling out of state had PPC not opened, while others were out-of-state visitors whose visit was prompted by the casino. Recaptured patrons are responsible for $100 million of the $172.5 million spent at PPC. Out-of-state residents spent $36 million at PPC. Another $36.6 million was spent by Massachusetts residents who otherwise would have spent their money elsewhere.
A Request for Public Comment: Draft regulation amendments pertaining to Gaming Day, Unsecured Wagers, and Unclaimed Cash
- Oct 16, 2017
The Massachusetts Gaming Commission (“Commission”) requests comment on the draft proposal below. The proposal contains amendments to existing regulations governing the establishment of a ‘gaming day’ and the process by which ‘unsecured funds’ are handled as well as related financial reconciliation mechanisms. A public hearing will be convened in the future relative to this proposal. […]
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