On November 22, 2011, Governor Deval Patrick signed the Expanded Gaming Act into law.
Link to information on casino jobs and vendor opportunities.
MGC is working with licensees, vendors, and community leaders to ensure that the state’s new expanded gaming industry is inclusive
The Expanded Gaming Act established job creation and the development of a diverse workforce as a top priority.
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MassGaming supports the highest standards in integrity and safety as the industry prepares for the arrival of expanded gaming.
MassGaming offers assistance and technical support to all host and surrounding communities.
The Expanded Gaming Act requires that MassGaming establish an annual research agenda to understand the effects of expanded gaming.
A first-of-its-kind casino budgeting tool, now available at Plainridge Park Casino.
Information for those seeking to voluntarily exclude themselves from all Massachusetts gaming venues for a pre-determined length of time.
Updates on the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe’s First Light Casino development in Taunton, and information on MGC’s regulatory authority and responsibility relative to Tribal Gaming
Charitable gambling in Massachusetts contributes approximately $75 million annually to the economy.
MassGaming will periodically list requests for products and services.
Frequently asked questions and answers about MassGaming, the Expanded Gaming Act and more.
The Commission consists of five full-time commissioners who are responsible for overseeing and implementing the licensing process.
The Commissioners and all employees of MassGaming are committed to a set of core values that will underpin and guide the commission’s work.
MassGaming’s executive staff is comprised of highly-skilled professionals with proven-track records of accomplishment.
The Commonwealth is expected to generate in excess of $300 million in annual taxes from expanded gaming.
On May 20, 2012, MassGaming assumed all regulatory duties and responsibilities for the state’s horse racing industry.
The IEB division protects the public interest by ensuring the integrity of the legal gaming.
This division licenses all casino applicants, gaming employees of casinos and gaming vendors, and the qualification of directors and officers of gaming vendors.
Ombudsman coordinates and facilitates interactions between all stakeholders.
GPAC is required by 23K to advise MGC on policy issues.
Find out about the resources available to learn more about MGC and the Commonwealth’s new expanded gaming industry.
A designated speaker from the Commission welcomes the opportunity to share with interested organizations.
Access all press releases, meeting notifications and agendas, videos, reports, publications and more about MassGaming.
View all MassGaming press releases.
Find all upcoming MassGaming meeting notifications and agendas.
Find all previous meeting notifications, agendas and other relevant information.
Learn about all upcoming MassGaming meetings and events.
Find details on upcoming MassGaming and Racing Public Hearings.
Watch live video of MassGaming’s open public meetings.
Find reports and publications from MassGaming.
Read the latest media coverage on MGC and related gaming news.
MassGaming welcomes feedback from communities and stakeholders as the state continues to prepare for the arrival of expanded gaming.
Access forms and instructions for gaming employee licensing and registration.
Locate licensing forms and instructions for non-gaming and gaming vendors.
All employee licensees and registrants have a continuing duty to update the Commission on certain information.
Find information about the RFA-1 (preliminary) application phase, including the background investigation process and submitted applications.
Find information about the RFA-2 (site-specific) application phase, including submitted applications, and the Evaluation Process
Review the historical timelines for evaluation and determination of gaming licenses
Report a crime or other violation at a gaming establishment, or submit a patron complaint
Establishes the merits of an applicant’s proposed gaming establishment and other matters within MGC’s jurisdiction
Establishes the standards for all aspects of charitable gaming
View the administrative regulations pertaining to the state’s horse racing industry
Find notices of proposed additions or changes to expanded gaming regulations
Locate information on taxes on gross gaming revenue and allocation of those revenues
Details on processes for slot machines and electronic gaming devices
Access information on casino jobs and vendor opportunities at gaming facilities.
Locate forms and instructions for gaming employee licensing and registration
Locate forms and instructions for non-gaming and gaming vendors
Submit a notification form to the Commission about required updates as a casino employee or registrant.
The Massachusetts Gaming Commission has promulgated regulations that govern electronic gaming devices (EGD)
Locate job opportunities currently available at the Massachusetts Gaming Commission.
Learn how to voluntary exclude yourself from all Massachusetts gaming venues for a pre-determined length of time.
Learn more about a first-of-its-kind budgeting tool now available at Plainridge Park Casino
MassGaming welcomes your comments and feedback.
Posted: July 26, 2013
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