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March 2015

A Request for Public Comment: Regulations pertaining to sale and distribution of alcoholic beverages at gaming establishments

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission is seeking public comment on the following draft regulations:  205 CMR 136.00 DRAFT: Sale and Distribution of Alcoholic Beverages at Gaming Establishments Please email comments to mgccomments@state.ma.us with ‘draft regulation comment’ in the subject line. All written comments must be received by 4:00pm on Tuesday, March 17, 2015.  The Commission will review any comments received, update the […]

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MGC to hold open meeting in Springfield 3/5; topics include Problem Gambling, MGM Springfield timeline, Mitigation Fund, Race Horse Development Fund

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission will hold its 146th open public meeting on Thursday, March 5th. In observance of National Problem Gambling Awareness Month, the Commission will discuss screening, diagnosis, and resources for those with a gambling disorder.

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February 2015

Wynn releases SFEIR

MGC posts key portions of filing In a meeting with Charlestown residents, MassGaming representatives pledged to make available key portions of Wynn MA LLC’s Supplemental Final Impact Report (SFEIR) on the Commission’s website. Wynn recently filed the required document. In addition to publishing portions of the SFEIR filing, the Commission includes a link to the […]

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A Request for Public Comment: Regulations pertaining to transfer of interest

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission is seeking public comment on the following draft regulations: 205 CMR 129.00 DRAFT: Transfer of interest Please email comments to mgccomments@state.ma.us with ‘draft regulation comment’ in the subject line. All written comments must be received by 4:00pm on Tuesday, March 10, 2015.  The Commission will review any comments received, update the draft regulations where appropriate, and hold […]

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Federal Court Dismisses Caesars Lawsuit

We are pleased that the court has ruled in favor of Chairman Crosby and IEB Director Wells and dismissed the claims brought by Caesars after its withdrawal from the Eastern Mass resort-casino licensing process. Chairman Crosby and Director Wells, along with the Commission appreciate the Court’s careful consideration of the issues raised by the parties and the Court’s recognition of the broad discretion granted to the Commission by the Legislature.

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Meeting Notification: MassGaming to hold public meeting on 2/19, TOPICS: CMS, Racing and Regulations

The Commission will receive an update on the status of the procurement contract relative to the Central Monitoring System. Additionally, the Commission will discuss correspondence received from horse racing industry stakeholders relative to several topics of interest, including simulcasting rights and the distribution of monies from the Race Horse Development Fund.

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UPDATE: Request for Public Comment – Recent racing–related correspondence and briefs from stakeholders

The Commission has recently received correspondence and briefs from several stakeholders regarding several racing topics, including simulcasting rights and payments from the Race Horse Development Fund (RHDF). The Commission is releasing these documents in advance of the meeting for public review.

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VIEW PRESENTATION: Check out the Wynn Everett presentation provided at a recent community meeting in Charlestown

On February 11, 2015, Wynn Everett attended a community meeting at Bunker Hill Community College in Charlestown. During the meeting, representatives from Wynn Everett presented Charlestown residents with important details on mitigation and transportation matters pertaining to the Wynn resort-casino development proposal in Everett. MassGaming is providing a copy of that presentation for those who were […]

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The Massachusetts Gaming Commission is CLOSED on Monday, February 9th and Tuesday, February 10th due to weather

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission is closed on Monday, February 9th and Tuesday, February 10th due to the storm.  The Commission will re-open for business on Wednesday, February 11th. Stay safe out there!

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Meeting Notification: MassGaming to hold public meeting on 2/5, TOPICS: WynnEverett, the Community Mitigation Fund and Region C

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission will hold its 144th open public meeting on Thursday, February 5th. The Commission will receive an update on the status of Wynn Everett’s Final Environmental Impact Report (FEIR). Wynn Everett is also expected to present a draft diversity report. The Commission is also expected to discuss the Community Mitigation Fund, a series of draft regulations and the status of Region C.

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