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October 2014

A Request for Public Comment: Race Horse Development Fund

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission is seeking public comment on the following regulation amendments: 205 CMR XX.00  DRAFT: Race Horse Development Fund Please email comments to mgccomments@state.ma.us with ‘draft regulation comment’ in the subject line. Comments must be received by 5:00pm on Friday, November 7, 2014.  The Commission will review any comments received, update the proposed regulations as necessary, and [...]

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A Request for Public Comment: Voluntary Play Management System

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission hereby requests public comment on recommendations pertaining to adoption of a voluntary Play Management System. The Commission received and discussed these recommendations at its 137th Open Public Meeting, held on October 23rd, 2014.

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Massachusetts Gaming Commission to Hold Open Public Meeting on 10/23/14

Topics include progress reports from Penn National Gaming, MGM Springfield, and Wynn MA, LLC; draft regulations pertaining to the Race Horse Development Fund, and discussion of a new play management system for responsible gaming.

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MGC response to 10/8 letter regarding Commission’s selection of Wynn MA, LLC as Region A resort-casino licensee

This letter responds to a letter from Attorney Charles A. Baker III requesting that the Commission reevaluate its selection of Wynn MA, LLC for the Region A gaming license. Letter to Charles Baker III 10-17-14

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MassGaming Commissioners meet with Charlestown residents

On October 15th, 2014, Massachusetts Gaming Commissioners James McHugh and Gayle Cameron accepted an invitation from Representative Daniel J. Ryan to meet with residents of Charlestown regarding the designation of Wynn MA, LLC as the recipient of the category 1 (resort-casino) license in Region A (Eastern Massachusetts). Wynn MA, LLC is proposing a resort-casino in [...]

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VIDEO: The Investigations and Enforcement Bureau warns of serious consequences resulting from lack of honesty with gaming investigators

Director of the Investigations and Enforcement Bureau Karen Wells has three pieces of advice for individuals the IEB will come across during its investigations.

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A Request for Public Comment: 2015 horse racing applications

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission requests public comment on the applications it received to conduct horse racing in 2015. As of close of business on October 1 (the c.128A §2 statutory deadline for receipt of such applications), the Massachusetts Gaming Commission was in receipt of the following applications to hold or conduct live horse racing in the [...]

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Public Health Trust Fund Executive Committee holds first public meeting

A message from Massachusetts Gaming Commission Chairman Steve Crosby On Monday, October 6th, the first public meeting of the Public Health Trust Fund Executive Committee was held, which I co-chaired along with Department of Public Health Commissioner Cheryl Bartlett. The Public Health Trust Fund is a legislatively mandated fund, made up of assessments from the [...]

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MassGaming to hold Open Meeting 10/9/14; topics include IEB update, horse racing applications, construction diversity strategies

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission will hold its 136th open public meeting on Thursday, October 9th.

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