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September 2014

Region A resort-casino application evaluation process

PLEASE NOTE: The Commission’s recommended conditions to the applicants are posted in this entry. The applicants have until Friday, September 12, 2014 at 5:00pm to respond to the recommended conditions. MassGaming’s open meeting will then re-convene on Monday, September 15, at 11:00am at the Boston Teachers Union Hall, 180 Mt. Vernon Street, Dorchester, MA Beginning [...]

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VIDEO: Massachusetts Gaming Commission Announces Final Evaluation and Determination Schedule for Eastern Massachusetts Resort-Casino License

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission is pleased to announce plans for the final evaluation, deliberation and determination process for the Region A resort-casino license. The Commission is rapidly approaching the completion of the ‘Evaluation Process’ for the Region A (Eastern Massachusetts) Category 1 (resort-casino) applications submitted by Wynn MA, LLC (Everett) and Mohegan Sun MA, LLC [...]

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MEETING NOTIFICATION: MassGaming to hold open public meeting #133 on 9/4/14

Massachusetts Gaming Commission to Hold Open Public Meeting  Topics include a review of Region A (Eastern Massachusetts) Evaluation Process; Recommendations from the Massachusetts Horse Racing Committee; and an update on the Workforce, Supplier and Diversity Development plan   WHO: Members of the Massachusetts Gaming Commission including Chairman Steve Crosby, Commissioner Gayle Cameron, Commissioner James McHugh, Commissioner Bruce Stebbins [...]

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August 2014

MassGaming participates in Small, Local, Minority, and Woman Owned Businesses Networking Event

The following is a blog post from Director of Supplier, Workforce, and Diversity Development Jill Griffin: The Massachusetts Gaming Commission was pleased to participate in the third annual Small, Local, Minority and Woman Owned Businesses Networking Event, held at Northeastern University on August 21, 2014. More than 300 suppliers offering a wide variety of goods [...]

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A Request for Public Comment: Regulations pertaining to surveillance of the gaming establishment, regulatory monitoring and inspections

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission is seeking public comment on the following draft regulations: 205 CMR 141.00 DRAFT: Surveillance of the gaming establishment 205 CMR 142.00 DRAFT: Regulatory monitoring and inspections Comments must be received by 4:00pm on October 5, 2014. Please email comments to mgccomments@state.ma.us with ‘draft regulation comment’ in the subject line. Please be certain to identify in your comments [...]

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MEETING NOTIFICATION: MGC to hold open public meeting #132 on 8/21/14; topics include evaluation process review for Region A, MGM Springfield progress report

WHO: Members of the Massachusetts Gaming Commission including Chairman Steve Crosby, Commissioner Gayle Cameron, Commissioner James McHugh, Commissioner Bruce Stebbins, Commissioner Enrique Zuniga and representatives from MGM Springfield. WHAT:  The Massachusetts Gaming Commission will hold its 132nd open public meeting on Thursday, August 21st. In advance of the September hearings leading up to a decision regarding [...]

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A Request for Public Comment: Regulations pertaining to gaming vendors, gaming schools

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission is seeking public comment in advance of the September 4, 2014 hearing on the following regulations, which have been passed by emergency: 205 CMR 134.00: Amendments to the process governing licensing of gaming vendors, primarily affecting the information and documents gaming vendor applicants are required to provide as part of the licensing [...]

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A Request for Public Comment: Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) memorandum to Massachusetts Gaming Commission

A Request for Public Comment: Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) memorandum to Massachusetts Gaming Commission The Massachusetts Gaming Commission is seeking public comment on a memorandum submitted to the Commission by the Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) on August 6, 2014. The memorandum pertains to the proposed locations of resort-casinos submitted by Mohegan Sun in [...]

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Q+A regarding determination that City of Boston has waived its Surrounding Community status regarding Wynn MA, LLC proposal

  1. What action did the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (“Commission”) take on August 7, 2014 regarding the City of Boston’s status as a surrounding community relative to the Wynn MA, LLC proposal? The Commission determined that the City of Boston (“City”) had waived its designation as a surrounding community by refusing to participate in the [...]

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