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A Request for Public Comment: Draft regulation amendments pertaining to gaming devices, accounting procedures and internal controls, continuing disclosure and reporting obligations of gaming licensees

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission is seeking public comment on the proposed amendments to the regulations below: 205 CMR 143.00 DRAFT AMENDMENTS: Gaming Devices and Electronic Gaming Equipment. The amendments adopts the GLI-11, version 3.0, by reference (including skill based gaming standards) with MA specific modifications and creates a standard distinguishing a slot machine from an […]

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission Releases March 2017 Gross Gaming Revenue for Plainridge Park Casino

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) reported today that the month of March 2017 at Plainridge Park Casino generated $14,179,600.25 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 $138,014,425.49 in total state taxes and race horse assessments from Plainridge Park Casino since its June 24, 2015 opening.

A Request for Public Comment: Background investigation requirements for outside directors of casino licensees

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission is seeking public comment on background investigation requirements for outside directors of casino licensees. In a recent public meeting, the Commission had a discussion about how other jurisdictions handle the issue of whether or not outside directors of casino licensee companies are subject to qualification. Here is a chart outlining how […]


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