A Request for Public Comment: Regulations pertaining to surveillance of the gaming establishment, regulatory monitoring and inspections

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

  • 205 CMR 141.00 DRAFT: Surveillance of the gaming establishment
  • 205 CMR 142.00 DRAFT: Regulatory monitoring and inspections

Comments must be received by 4:00pm on October 5, 2014. Please email comments to mgccomments@state.ma.us with ‘draft regulation comment’ in the subject line. Please be certain to identify in your comments the section number of the regulation for which you are commenting.

The Commission will review any comments received, update the proposed regulations as necessary, and hold a public hearing on the matters. The public hearing, including a formal comment period, will soon be scheduled.

To view the regulations, click here:

A Request for Public Comment: Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) memorandum to Massachusetts Gaming Commission

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission is seeking public comment on a memorandum submitted to the Commission by the Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) on August 6, 2014. The memorandum pertains to the proposed locations of resort-casinos submitted by Mohegan Sun in Revere, and Wynn Resorts in Everett. Comments must be received by 4:00pm on August 22, 2014. Please email comments to mgccomments@state.ma.us with ‘MAPC memorandum’ in the subject line.

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A Request for Public Comment: Regulations pertaining to gaming vendors, gaming schools

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission is seeking public comment in advance of the September 4, 2014 hearing on the following regulations, which have been passed by emergency:

  • 205 CMR 134.00: Amendments to the process governing licensing of gaming vendors, primarily affecting the information and documents gaming vendor applicants are required to provide as part of the licensing and qualification process.
  • 205 CMR 137.00: New regulations establishing the standards and requirements for certified gaming schools in the Commonwealth.

Comments must be received by 4:00pm on August 29, 2014. Please email comments to mgccomments@state.ma.us with ‘draft regulation comment’ in the subject line. Please be certain to identify in your comments the section number of the regulation for which you are commenting.

The Commission will review any comments received, update the proposed regulations as necessary, and hold a public hearing on the matters. The public hearing, including a formal comment period, has been scheduled for September 4, 2014, at 10:30am at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, Room 102B at 415 Summer Street, Boston, MA. A complete hearing notice is available here.

To view the regulations, click below:

  • 205 CMR 134.00 - Licensing and registration of employees, vendors, junket enterprises and representatives, and labor organizations
  • 205 CMR 137.00 - Gaming Schools

A Request for Public Comment: Traffic Mitigation Plans for Region A Applicants

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission seeks public comments on traffic mitigation measures proposed by each of the applicants for a casino license in Region A (Eastern Massachusetts) Wynn/Everett and Mohegan Sun Massachusetts/Revere.

These plans were outlined by the applicants at the June 20, 2014 presentations to the MGC. Please see archived meeting materials available here. The mitigation measures are also detailed in their June 30, 2014 filings with the Massachusetts Environmental Policy Act (MEPA) unit.

UPDATE: The comments period has been extended until August 22, 2014. Please provide any comments or suggestions including additions, alterations or alternatives regarding the mitigation proposed for these locations and/or other areas of the project to the MGC by emailing mgccomments@state.ma.us with “Region A Traffic Mitigation” in the subject line.

Mohegan Sun/Revere:

  • Route 1 A and Boardman Street: Alternatives proposed include a northbound flyover ramp at Boardman Street or at-grade traffic signal improvements
  • Route 1 and Route 16 interchange improvements

Wynn/Everett:

  • Sweetser Circle—Improved lane markings are proposed
  • Santilli Circle—Flyover ramp proposed
  • Sullivan Square—Proposed improvements along Cambridge Street and Maffa Way

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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