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May 2015

UPDATE – A Request for Public Comment: Sterling Suffolk, LLC application for 2015 racing license

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission is hereby requesting written comments on a 2015 horse racing license application submitted by Sterling Suffolk, LLC. Those who wish to submit written comments may do so by sending an email to mgccomments@state.ma.us with ‘Horse Racing Application’ in the subject line.  All written comments must be received by June 8, 2015 at 5:00pm. […]

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A Request for Public Comment: RFA-2 application deadline for Region C (Southeastern Mass.)

The deadline for the site-specific applications (RFA-2) for a potential Southeastern Massachusetts (Region C) full-casino license has been set at no sooner than July 10.    Potential alternative application dates in August and September were discussed at the May 14, 2015 Commission meeting. Given the experience in other gaming regions (including surrounding community agreements that needed […]

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The Massachusetts Gaming Commission approves gaming floor plan for Plainridge Park Casino

On May 14, 2015, the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) voted 4-0 in a public meeting to approve the gaming floor plan for Plainridge Park Casino. MGC regulations require Plainridge Park Casino to submit a comprehensive floor plan to ensure the security and integrity of the gaming establishment.

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The Massachusetts Gaming Commission outlines a coordinated effort to assess the public safety impact of gaming facilities

Learn more about MassGaming’s coordinated effort to assess and closely monitor the public safety impact of gaming facilities in Massachusetts cities and towns. This comprehensive research project is being conducted in coordination with local police agencies and focuses on communities that will host gaming facilities, as well as its surrounding communities.

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Massachusetts Gaming Commission to hold open public meeting 5/14; TOPICS include Region C, Plainridge Park Casino, Public Safety Initiative

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission will hold its 152nd open public meeting on Thursday, May 14th. The Commission will discuss the status of the resort-casino licensing process in Region C (Southeastern Mass). Other meeting topics will include the Plainridge Park Casino gaming floor plan and a new public safety initiative.

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INFOGRAPH: MGC prepares for inaugural installation and inspection of Plainridge Park Casino’s slot machines

As Plainridge Park Casino nears official grand opening, the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) prepares for the installation and inspection of the state’s first Electronic Gaming Devices (EGD) or – slot machines. MGC’s Investigations and Enforcement Bureau (IEB) and the Information Technology Division (ITD) will work together to supervise the installation and ongoing inspection of all gaming software, electronic slot monitoring systems and licensee records to ensure the integrity of the games, compliance with regulations and overall adherence to Massachusetts strict gaming standards.

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An invitation for your organization to learn more about the arrival of the expanded gaming industry in Massachusetts

Greetings from the Massachusetts Gaming Commission! As part of our established Speakers Bureau, the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) welcomes the opportunity to update your membership about the current status of the state’s new gaming industry. As your organization begins to plan for upcoming meetings, we ask that you consider inviting one of our five MGC […]

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The Massachusetts Gaming Commission Issues a Positive Determination of Suitability for Mass Gaming & Entertainment, LLC

Today the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) voted 4-0 to find Mass Gaming & Entertainment, LLC (Applicant) and its partnering entities suitable. The positive determination of suitability allows the Applicant to continue with its pursuit of the Category 1 (resort-casino) license for Southeastern Massachusetts (Region C).

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Region C UPDATE: The Massachusetts Gaming Commission Issues Update on Resort-Casino Licensing Process in Southeastern Massachusetts

Today the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) is releasing an update on the current status of the Category 1 (resort-casino) licensing process in Southeastern Massachusetts (Region C). Today is the deadline for entities to submit completed RFA-1 applications in a two-phase application process toward the award of a resort-casino license in Region C.  Previously, the Commission […]

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