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February 2016

Meeting Notification: MGC to hold open public meeting on February 4th at 10:00am, TOPICS: Wynn/City of Boston agreement, Region C schedule, horse racing

WHO:             Members of the Massachusetts Gaming Commission including   Commissioner Gayle Cameron, Commissioner Lloyd Macdonald, Commissioner Bruce Stebbins and Commissioner Enrique Zuniga WHAT:              The Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) will hold its 178th open public meeting on February 4, 2016. The Commission will begin the meeting with a presentation of the Wynn Everett and City of Boston […]

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A message from Commissioner Bruce Stebbins about workforce development and Holyoke’s new culinary and hospitality training center!

Last week MGC’s Jill Griffin, Ny Mahasadeth and I stood outside a vacated brick manufacturing building joined by US Congressman Richard Neal, Holyoke Community College President Bill Messner, Holyoke Mayor Alex Morse and community leaders in celebrating the presentation of an Economic Development Administration award of funds to be used in creating a new Culinary and Hospitality training […]

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Meeting Notification: MassGaming to hold Host Community Hearing in Brockton on March 1, 2016

Pursuant to the Massachusetts Open Meeting Law, G.L. c. 30A, §§ 18-25 and G.L. c.23K, §§17(c) and (d), notice is hereby given of a meeting of the Massachusetts Gaming Commission. The meeting will take place:   Tuesday, March 1, 2016@ 4:00pm – 6:00pm (longer if necessary) Conference Center at Massasoit Community College 770 Crescent Street, Brockton, […]

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January 2016

A statement from the Massachusetts Gaming Commission regarding agreement between the City of Boston and Wynn Everett

The Commission is very pleased to receive news of a resolution between the City of Boston and Wynn Everett. As we had indicated as part of Wynn’s licensing agreement, the Commission strongly advocated for ongoing discussions between the parties and remained hopeful for a mutual agreement. The Commission looks forward to reviewing the details of the agreement and views this development as significant progress toward the awaiting jobs and economic development for the Eastern Mass region.

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UPDATE – Meeting Notification: MGC to hold Open Public Meeting and provide Live Stream for Open Meeting Law training session

WHO:             Members of the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) including   Chairman Steve Crosby, Commissioner Gayle Cameron, Commissioner Lloyd Macdonald, Commissioner Bruce Stebbins and Commissioner Enrique Zuniga; Massachusetts Office of the Attorney General Assistant Attorney General and Director of the Open Meeting Law Amy Nable and MGC staff WHAT:              The Massachusetts Gaming Commission will hold an open […]

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A Request for Public Comment: Regulations pertaining to Race Horse Development Fund

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission is seeking public comment on the following draft regulation: 205 CMR 149.00 DRAFT AMENDMENTS: Race Horse Development Fund

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Check it out: MassGaming issues FY15 Annual Report

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission is excited to share its FY15 Annual Report! Check it out: The Massachusetts Gaming Commission is pleased to release its Annual Report recently delivered to the Massachusetts Legislature in accordance with The Gaming Act. This report details the fourth year of Commission operations as of the end of Fiscal Year 2015 […]

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Public Meeting Notification: MGC to hold public meeting on 1/21 at 10:00AM, TOPICS: DFS and Quarterly Reports from PPC, MGM and Wynn

WHO:             Members of the Massachusetts Gaming Commission including   Chairman Steve Crosby, Commissioner Gayle Cameron, Commissioner Lloyd Macdonald, Commissioner Bruce Stebbins and Commissioner Enrique Zuniga WHAT:              The Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) will hold its 175th open public meeting on January, 21st. The Commission will have a brief discussion about Daily Fantasy Sports and the recent submission […]

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The Massachusetts Gaming Commission releases December 2015 Gross Gaming Revenue for Plainridge Park Casino

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) reported today that the month of December 2015 at Plainridge Park Casino generated $11,267,254.41 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 $43,232,968.53 in total state taxes and race horse assessments from Plainridge Park Casino since its June 24, 2015 opening.

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The Massachusetts Gaming Commission to Hold ‘Public Input’ Meeting in Holbrook 1/28/16 regarding Mass Gaming & Entertainment, LLC’s casino proposal

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission will host a public input meeting as a means to facilitate public discussion in regards to the recently submitted Category 1 or resort-casino application for Region C. The purpose of the meeting is to provide community members, in the host community and potential surrounding communities, an opportunity to provide feedback to the Commission in the early stages of the ‘Evaluation Process’.

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