A Request for Public Comment: Regulations pertaining to Gaming Equipment

UPDATE: The request period has been extended through January 9, 2015.

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

  • 205 CMR 146.00 DRAFT: Gaming Equipment

Please email comments to mgccomments@state.ma.us with “draft regulation comment” in the subject line.  All written comments must be received by 5:00 p.m. on January 9, 2015.  The Commission will review any comments received, update the draft regulations where appropriate, and hold a public hearing on the matter.  The public hearing, including a formal comment period, has not yet been scheduled.

To view the draft regulations, click here:

A Request for Public Comment: Voluntary Play Management System

UPDATE: The comment period has been extended until Thursday, November 13th.

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission hereby requests public comment on recommendations pertaining to adoption of a voluntary Play Management System. The Commission received and discussed these recommendations at its 137th Open Public Meeting, held on October 23rd, 2014.

The report on recommendations can be found here:

Please email comments to mgccomments@state.ma.us with ‘Play Management System’ in the subject line. Comments must be received by 5:00pm on Thursday, November 13th, 2014.

Previous Request for Public Comment: Regulations pertaining to internal controls

UPDATE: The comment period is now closed.

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

  • 205 CMR 138.00 DRAFT: Uniform Standards of Accounting Procedures and Internal Controls
  • 205 CMR 138.40-47 DRAFT:  Internal Controls Relative to Credit Accounts and Counter Checks

Please email comments to mgccomments@state.ma.us with ‘draft regulation comment’ in the subject line. All written comments must be received by 5:00pm on Monday, November 10, 2014.  The Commission will review any comments received, update the draft regulations where appropriate, and hold a public hearing on the matters. The public hearing, including a formal comment period, has not yet been scheduled.

To view the draft regulations, click here:

  • 205 CMR 138.00 DRAFT  Uniform Standards of Accounting Procedures and Internal Controls (link to internal controls document)
  • 205 CMR 138.40-47 DRAFT: Internal Controls Relative to Credit Accounts and Counter Checks

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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