A Request for Public Comment: Recent racing-related correspondence and briefs from stakeholders

On February 19, 2015, the Massachusetts Gaming Commission will discuss the latest racing news and information during its regularly-scheduled bi-weekly public meeting. The Commission has recently received correspondence and briefs from several stakeholders regarding several racing topics, including simulcasting rights and payments from the Race Horse Development Fund (RHDF). The Commission is releasing these documents in advance of the meeting for public review.

Those who wish to submit written comments on the correspondence or briefs may do so by sending an email to mgccomments@state.ma.us with ‘Horse Racing Correspondence’ in the subject line. Comments must be received by 4:00pm on March 2, 2015.

To download the correspondence, please click on the below links.

To download briefs submitted by stakeholders to the MGC, please click on the below links.

A Request for Public Comment: Regulations pertaining to transfer of interest

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission is seeking public comment on the following draft regulations:

  • 205 CMR 129.00 DRAFT: Transfer of interest

Please email comments to mgccomments@state.ma.us with ‘draft regulation comment’ in the subject line. All written comments must be received by 4:00pm on TuesdayMarch 10, 2015.  The Commission will review any comments received, update the draft regulations where appropriate, and hold a public hearing on the matters.

The public hearing has been scheduled for March 12, 2015 at 10:30am.

To view the draft regulations, click here:

A Request for Public Comment: Suitability for Resort-Casino Applicants

Pursuant to the Commission’s regulations, 205 CMR 115.04 (4), the commission continues to welcome public comment regarding suitability for all current gaming applicants. Those who wish to submit written comments may do so by sending an email to mgccomments@state.ma.us with ‘Applicant Suitability’ in the subject line.

Previous Requests

See archived requests for public comment here.

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