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December 2013

A message from Director of Racing, Jennifer Durenberger, from the Global Symposium on Racing!

The following is a message from Dr. Jennifer Durenberger, Director of  Racing for the Massachusetts Gaming Commission: Greetings from the Global Symposium on Racing! This year marks the 39th annual symposium, described as “The Place Where Racing’s Leaders Meet.”  This week, I had the pleasure of participating in a panel entitled, “New Strategies in Regulating […]

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MassGaming to Hold Adjudicatory Hearing regarding ‘Suitability’ for Resort-Casino Applicant Wynn MA, LLC 12/16/13

WHO: Members of the Massachusetts Gaming Commission including Chairman Steve Crosby; Commissioner Gayle Cameron; Commissioner James McHugh, Commissioner Bruce Stebbins and Commissioner Enrique Zuniga, Representatives from Wynn MA, LLC WHAT: The Massachusetts Gaming Commission will hold an adjudicatory hearing to review the suitability of resort-casino applicant, Wynn MA, LLC. The Director of the Investigations and Enforcement Bureau, Karen Wells, will brief the Commissioners regarding […]

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VIDEO: Commission votes unanimously to allow Mohegan Sun/Suffolk Downs Revere-only proposal to proceed with conditions

On December 10, 2013, the Massachusetts Gaming Commission voted 5-0 to allow the Mohegan Sun/Suffolk Downs Revere-only proposal to proceed with the submission of a final resort-casino application on December 31 with the condition that the applicant seek and receive a waiver from the Commission that requires a vote certification as part of the final […]

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Boston Globe editorial: Crosby’s recusal shows caution, commitment to high standards

On December 10, 2013, the Boston Globe published an editorial in regards to recent news reports and also a recent announcement by Chairman Crosby to recuse himself for an upcoming decision involving Wynn MA LLC and a land option agreement. Below please find the editorial published in today’s Globe. Massachusetts Gaming Commission Chairman Stephen Crosby’s […]

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A statement from Chairman Stephen Crosby regarding his recusal from impending Commission decision on matter involving Wynn MA LLC and Everett Land Sale

On December 2, 2013, resort-casino applicant Wynn MA LLC requested an opportunity to address the Massachusetts Gaming Commission, to discuss Commission approval of a proposed resolution of concerns raised by MGC’s Investigation and Enforcement Bureau involving Wynn’s option to purchase land in Everett.  The public meeting to address this matter will take place December 13, […]

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MassGaming to hold Adjudicatory Hearing regarding ‘Suitability’ for resort-casino applicant MGM Springfield 12/9/13

WHO: Members of the Massachusetts Gaming Commission including Chairman Steve Crosby; Commissioner Gayle Cameron; Commissioner James McHugh, Commissioner Bruce Stebbins and Commissioner Enrique Zuniga, Representatives from MGM Springfield WHAT:  The Massachusetts Gaming Commission will hold an adjudicatory hearing to review the suitability of resort-casino applicant, MGM Springfield (Blue Tarp reDevelopment, LLC). The Director of the Investigations and Enforcement Bureau, Karen Wells, will brief the Commissioners […]

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November 2013

MassGaming congratulates our research partner SEIGMA on its newly created website!

The following is a press release from the Social and Economic Impact of Gambling in Massachusetts (SEIGMA) research team regarding the launch of www.umass.edu/seigma, a website dedicated to keeping several different audiences updated on the research they are working on in partnership with the Massachusetts Gaming Commission: The Social and Economic Impact of Gambling in […]

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VIDEO: A message from Chairman Crosby regarding upcoming ‘Host Community’ meetings

Please take a moment to review a video message from Massachusetts Gaming Commission Chairman Steve Crosby regarding upcoming ‘Host Community’ meetings as the Commission prepares to soon issue the state’s single slots license. For more information on these upcoming meetings, guidelines for participation, and a schedule and location for each of the meetings, please click […]

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MassGaming to host ‘Public Hearing’ 12/13/13 on proposed regulations regarding licensing for gaming employees and vendors

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 members of the public WHAT: MassGaming will hear public comments regarding a set of new and updated draft regulations. The proposed regulations cover the licensing and registration of key gaming employees, gaming […]

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VIDEO: MGC to hold ‘Host Community’ public hearings on slots-parlor proposals, hearing details and participant guidelines below

WHO: Members of the Massachusetts Gaming Commission, representatives from slots-parlor applicants and members of the public WHAT: The Massachusetts Gaming Commission will host three ‘host community’ public hearings as a means to facilitate public discussion regarding the recently submitted Category 2 or slots-parlor applications.  These public hearings are in addition to recent meetings held by the Commission […]

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