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October 2013

MassGaming releases background investigation report for resort casino applicant Sterling Suffolk LLC, adjudicatory hearing regarding ‘suitability’ scheduled for October 29th

UPDATED on October 24,2013: As an update, MassGaming has added the Investigations and Enforcement Bureau’s cover letter to Commissioners to the overall report released yesterday. October 23, 2013: Today the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (Commission) released the background investigation report pertaining to resort-casino gaming applicant, Sterling Suffolk LLC (Suffolk). The Commission has scheduled an adjudicatory hearing to determine […]

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A statement from the Massachusetts Gaming Commission on recent development re: casino applicant Sterling Suffolk LLC

A statement from Elaine Driscoll, spokesperson for the Massachusetts Gaming Commission: After an exhaustive investigation, the Massachusetts Gaming Commission’s Investigations and Enforcement Bureau (IEB) recently provided casino gaming applicant Sterling Suffolk LLC, with an overview and report of its findings. As is standard procedure after all background investigations, the Commission has scheduled a  hearing  to […]

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VIDEO: MassGaming explains the ongoing ‘Evaluation Process’ as Commission prepares to issue the state’s single slots license

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission recently accepted three final applications in a two-phase application process toward the award of the single Category 2 (slots-parlor) license available statewide. The slots-applications were then soon made available to the public and can be located here. Check out this latest short video as the Commission explains the development of the […]

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MGC Votes to Approve Uniform Medication and Penalty Rules

On October 17, 2013 in an open public meeting, the Massachusetts Gaming Commission voted 5-0 to approve a set of regulatory changes in an effort to contribute to a uniform medication and drug testing program to which eight states have so far pledged their support. Regulators from Delaware, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, […]

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A message from Director of Racing, Jennifer Durenberger, regarding recent horse racing forum

The Racing Division of the Massachusetts Gaming Commission couldn’t be happier with the first of what we hope will be many annual Horse Racing Forums.  Chief executive officers of the Jockey Club and United States Trotting Association (USTA), as well as the Chair of the Racing Medication and Testing Consortium (RMTC), provided an overview of […]

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VIDEO: MassGaming’s Director of Workforce, Supplier and Diversity Development to Speak at 5th Annual Supplier Diversity Best Practices Forum!

MassGaming’s Director of Workforce, Supplier, and Diversity Development Jill Lacey Griffin has been invited to be a featured speaker at the 5th Annual Supplier Diversity Best Practices Forum on November 21st at Fenway Park. She will highlight the Commission’s role in reinforcing the Legislature’s commitment to diversity and inclusion in The Expanded Gaming Act, both […]

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Meeting Notification: MassGaming to hold bi-weekly open meeting, topics include surrounding community negotiations and gaming in foreign jurisdictions

Topics include Status Reports from Slots Applicants regarding Surrounding Community Negotiations and Discussion of Gaming in Foreign Jurisdictions  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 several gaming applicants WHAT:          The Massachusetts Gaming Commission will hold […]

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‘Public Input’ Meeting Notification and Guidelines: MassGaming to host ‘public input’ meetings on Category 2 (slots) gaming applications

Public Meetings to offer early opportunity for community members to provide the Commission feedback on nearby slots proposals WHO: Members of the Massachusetts Gaming Commission and members of the public WHAT: The Massachusetts Gaming Commission will host three public input meetings as a means to facilitate public discussion in regards to the recently submitted Category […]

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MassGaming releases slots-parlor applications, ‘Evaluation Process’ is underway

Recently the Massachusetts Gaming Commission received 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 public portions of the slots-parlor applications can […]

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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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