A Request for Public Comment: Regulations pertaining to adjuicatory proceedings, alcoholic beverages, minors & underage youth, operations and conduct of a gaming establishment

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

  • 205 CMR 101.00 DRAFT Amendments: Adjudicatory Proceedings
  • 205 CMR 136.00 DRAFT: Sale and Distribution of Alcoholic Beverages
  • 205 CMR 150.00 DRAFT: Protection of Minors & Underage Youth
  • 205 CMR 151.00 DRAFT Amendments: Operations and Conduct of a Gaming Establishment

Please email comments to mgccomments@state.ma.us with ‘draft regulation comment‘ in the subject line.  All written comments must be received by May 21, 2015 at 5:00 pm. The Commission will review any comments received, update the draft regulations where appropriate, and hold a public hearing on the matter.  The public hearing has been scheduled for May 21, 2015.

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A Request for Public Comment: Regulations pertaining to Individuals Excluded from the Gaming Establishment

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

  • 205 CMR 152.00 DRAFT: Individuals Excluded from the Gaming Establishment

Please email comments to mgccomments@state.ma.us with ‘draft regulation comment’ in the subject line.  All written comments must be received by May 21, 2015 at 5:00 pm. The Commission will review any comments received, update the draft regulations where appropriate, and hold a public hearing on the matter.  The public hearing has been scheduled for May 21, 2015.

To view the draft regulations, click here:

Response to draft regulations from Plainville Town Moderator Luke Travis, received April 15, 2015

A Request for Public Comment: Regulations pertaining to Reporting Obligations and Gross Gaming Revenue Tax Remittance and Reporting

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

  • 205 CMR 139.00 DRAFT: Continuing Disclosure and Reporting Obligations of Gaming Licensees
  • 205 CMR 140.00 DRAFT: Gross Gaming Revenue Tax Remittance and Reporting

Please email comments to mgccomments@state.ma.us with ‘draft regulation comment’ in the subject line.  All written comments must be received by April 24, 2015 at 5:00 pm. The Commission will review any comments received, update the draft regulations where appropriate, and hold a public hearing on the matter.  The Public Hearing has been scheduled for April 23, 2015 at 10:00 a.m.

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A Request for Public Comment: Regulations pertaining to Horse Racing and Harness Horse Racing

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

  • 205 CMR 2.00 DRAFT: General Rules
  • 205 CMR 3.00 DRAFT: Harness Horse Racing
  • 205 CMR 4.00 DRAFT: Horse Racing

Please email comments to mgccomments@state.ma.us with ‘draft racing regulation comment’ in the subject line. The Commission will review any comments received, update the draft regulations where appropriate, and hold a public hearing on the matter.  The public hearing has been not yet been scheduled.

To view the draft regulations, click here:

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. UPDATE: All written comments must be received by 4:00pm on Thursday, March 26, 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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