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October 2013

Calendar Listing: MassGaming to host educational forum on horse racing! Racing Experts will provide updates on the state of the Thoroughbred and Standardbred Industry

WHO:                   Members of the Massachusetts Gaming Commission including Chairman Steve Crosby; Commissioner Gayle Cameron; Commissioner James F. McHugh; Commissioner Bruce F. Stebbins and Commissioner Enrique Zuniga; Massachusetts Gaming Commission Director of Racing, Jennifer Durenberger, The Jockey Club, Executive Vice President and Executive Director Matt Iuliano; United State Trotting Association Executive Vice president , Mike Tanner […]

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Save the Date! MassGaming to host forum on responsible gaming on October 28, 2013

Commissioners engage a range of experts to discuss the development of Responsible Gaming Framework for Massachusetts slot parlor and resort casinos WHO:                   Members of the Massachusetts Gaming Commission including Chairman Steve Crosby; Commissioner Gayle Cameron; Commissioner James F. McHugh; Commissioner Bruce F. Stebbins and Commissioner Enrique Zuniga; Massachusetts Gaming Commission Director of Research and Problem […]

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A message from MassGaming regarding Surrounding Communities: MassGaming extends deadline for ‘surrounding community’ negotiations

On October 3, 2013, the Massachusetts Gaming Commission, while in its bi-weekly open public meeting, voted to extend the deadline for communities to submit petitions to be designated as ‘surrounding communities’ for Category 2 (slots only) gaming applications.    The deadline has been extended to October 31. The Commission anticipates that the allowance of additional time […]

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UPDATE: MassGaming accepts three final slots applications, launches ‘Evaluation Process’ and introduces new Tumblr account to chronicle ‘Steps to Licensing’ !

Today the Massachusetts Gaming Commission announces the acceptance of three final applications in a two-phase application process toward the award of the single Category 2 (slots-parlor) license available statewide. Slot-Parlor applicants were required to submit completed Phase 2 application to the Commission no later than October 4, 2013 at 2:00pm. The Commission received Phase 2 […]

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Meeting Notification: slot-parlor applicants to publicly present final gaming proposals to MassGaming on Monday, October 7th!

PPE Casino Resorts, Penn National Gaming and Raynham Park to give ninety-minute presentations before the Commission   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 PPE Casino Resorts, Penn National Gaming, and Raynham Park WHAT:          The Massachusetts […]

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MassGaming announces suitability decision regarding slots-parlor applicant, Penn National

Today the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (Commission) announces determinations of suitability regarding gaming applicant, Penn National and its qualifiers, in pursuit of the state’s single slots-parlor license. The application for a gaming license has two parts. The first, called the Phase 1 application, essentially focuses on the qualifications and suitability of the applicants and its “qualifiers” […]

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Meeting Notification: MassGaming to hold open meeting to include public hearing regarding ‘suitability’ for resort-casino applicant

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 its bi-weekly open meeting to include a public hearing to determine the ‘suitability’ of resort-casino gaming applicant, Mohegan Sun Massachusetts. It is anticipated that […]

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September 2013

MassGaming receives pre-qualifying application for expanded gaming license in southeastern Massachusetts

Today the Massachusetts Gaming Commission announces that KG New Bedford, LLC has officially submitted the first application (Phase 1) and the non-refundable $400,000 application fee in a two-phase application process toward the award of a commercial expanded gaming license in Southeastern Massachusetts (Region C). In addition to the KG New Bedford, LLC application,  gaming applicants […]

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An important notice to host and ‘potential’ surrounding communities about upcoming deadline for Category 2 (slots) applications

As the application deadline for Category 2 applicants (October 4) is rapidly approaching, we are reissuing the following summary of important provisions of the Commission’s regulations for host and potential surrounding communities.  This summary has been available on the Commission’s regulations Web site page.  This summary describes the three ways a community may be designated […]

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MassGaming continues community outreach efforts through successful Speakers Bureau program

Through the establishment of MassGaming’s Speakers Bureau, the commission is participating in numerous statewide speaking engagements to keep the public informed of the schedule and process, increase community awareness of the roles and responsibilities of the commission, encourage community involvement and solicit valuable feedback to facilitate an all-inclusive, decision-making process. Upcoming Events: East Boston Chamber […]

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