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The Massachusetts Gaming Commission issues first Gaming School Certification to Bristol Community College
- Jun 22, 2017
Today the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) is pleased to announce that it has issued the state’s first Gaming School Certification to Bristol Community College (BCC). BCC will soon launch a Casino Management program to prepare students for employment at a casino as part of an overall hospitality program that can prepare students for a variety of positions in a gaming establishment.
Meeting Notification: MGC to hold public meeting on 6/28, TOPICS: Ongoing review of Community Mitigation Fund applications
- Jun 27, 2017
The Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) will hold its 221st open public meeting on WEDNESDAY, June 28, 2017.
The Commission will continue its review and is expected to vote on the remaining Community Mitigation Fund applications. The Expanded Gaming Act created the Community Mitigation Fund to help entities offset costs related to the construction and operation of a gaming establishment. Visit the Community Mitigation Fund page on MassGaming.com to learn more about the 2017 applications and guidelines.
The Massachusetts Gaming Commission releases May 2017 gross gaming revenue for Plainridge Park Casino
- Jun 15, 2017
The Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) reported today that the month of May 2017 at Plainridge Park Casino generated $14,418,101.33 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 $152,089,074.30 in total state taxes and race horse assessments from Plainridge Park Casino since its June 24, 2015 opening.
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