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April 2014

MassGaming releases briefs and correspondence relative to gaming establishment determination for the Region A resort-casino proposals

On the links below you will find the recently submitted briefs requested by the Commission to assist it in making a determination of the premises that comprise the gaming establishment for the Region A resort-casino proposals presented by Mohegan Sun Massachusetts LLC and Wynn MA LLC in their respective RFA-2 applications. Also set out below [...]

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Meeting Notification: MassGaming to hold open public meeting on April 17th, Topics include schedule discussions for Regions A, B and C

 WHO:             Members of the Massachusetts Gaming Commission including Chairman Steve Crosby, Commissioner Gayle Cameron, Commissioner James McHugh, Commissioner Bruce Stebbins and Commissioner Enrique Zuniga and representatives from MGM Springfield WHAT:          The Massachusetts Gaming Commission will hold an open public meeting on Thursday, April 17th.  The meeting’s agenda will include several discussions related to scheduling [...]

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The Massachusetts Gaming Commission is now accepting grant applications for the MassGaming Small Business Capacity Building Program

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission is pleased to announce that it is accepting grant applications for the MassGaming Small Business Capacity Building Program. The goal of the grant program is to ensure that small businesses located in the host or surrounding communities of the Massachusetts Category 2 (Slots Parlor) Licensee have the support they need to [...]

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MassGaming provides update to Region A (Eastern Mass) resort casino licensing timeline, Commission seeking public comment in advance of May 1st public meeting

On April 4, 2014, the Massachusetts Gaming Commission released an updated timeline and required actions regarding the ongoing licensing process for the Category 1 (resort-casino) commercial license in Region A (Eastern Mass). The Commission would like to inform interested parties relative to the following Region A timeline updates and required actions for participating communities and applicants: [...]

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Meeting Notification: MassGaming to hold open public meeting on April 3rd, Topics include: Penn National Diversity Plan, City of Boston update, Region C Schedule and Emergency Regulations for Pre-Opening

WHO:             Members of the Massachusetts Gaming Commission including Chairman Steve Crosby, Commissioner Gayle Cameron, Commissioner James McHugh, Commissioner Bruce Stebbins and Commissioner Enrique Zuniga WHAT:          The Massachusetts Gaming Commission will hold an open public meeting on Thursday, April 3rd.  The meeting’s agenda will include a briefing from Penn National Gaming regarding their diversity plan [...]

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March 2014

MassGaming to hold ‘Host Community’ public hearing for MGM Springfield proposal on April 1st

‘HOST COMMUNITY’ MEETING NOTIFICATION AND GUIDELINES Public input meetings offer opportunity for community members to directly provide the Commission feedback on resort-casino proposals WHO:      Members of the Massachusetts Gaming Commission, representatives from resort-casino applicants MGM Springfield and members of the public WHAT:    The Massachusetts Gaming Commission will hold a ‘host community’ public hearing in Springfield, MA [...]

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MassGaming supports the Mass Council on Compulsive Gambling’s new Public Service Announcement. Check it out here:

A message from the Massachusetts Council on Compulsive Gambling: March is National Problem Gambling Awareness Month.  The goal of the campaign is to raise awareness about the warning signs of problem gambling, and that help is available. The Massachusetts Council on Compulsive Gambling is pleased to announce that they’ve created a new television public service [...]

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A message from MassGaming’s Director of Workforce, Supplier and Diversity Development re: upcoming Construction Vendor event

MassGaming is highlighting this event to fulfill the goal of providing the maximum economic development benefits to Minority, Women, Veteran, and Locally Owned Businesses as intended by the Act Establishing Expanded Gaming in the Commonwealth.  This event gives new Licensee Penn National Gaming an opportunity to highlight Construction Vendor opportunities for Minority, Women, Veteran, and [...]

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Meeting Notification: MassGaming to hold public meeting on 3/20, Topics: MassGaming Policy Review, Racing Schedule, Casino Training School Regulations, Region C Schedule and Surrounding Community Designations

WHO:  Members of the Massachusetts Gaming Commission including Chairman Steve Crosby, Commissioner Gayle Cameron, Commissioner James McHugh, Commissioner Bruce Stebbins and Commissioner Enrique Zuniga WHAT:     The Massachusetts Gaming Commission will hold an open public meeting on Thursday, March 20th.  The meeting’s agenda will include an administrative discussion on the ongoing review of commission policies and procedures. The [...]

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MassGaming’s Division of Racing issues Trainer’s Manuals for Plainridge Park and Suffolk Downs

A Message from MassGaming’s Chief Commission Veterinarian, Dr. Alexandra Lightbown: MassGaming’s Division of Racing has recently released new trainer’s manuals to provide racing stakeholders with important updates to new rules and regulations recently adopted by the Commission. The manuals have been posted to the Commission website at MassGaming. com to provide convenient access to this [...]

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