What you need to know

  • The Massachusetts Gaming Commission has promulgated regulations that govern the permitting, transport, operation, relocation, modification, and destruction of slot machines and electronic gaming devices (EGD)
  • MGC will publicly maintain a list of permitted gaming devices or platforms

Information for EGD permitting

Any new manufacturer, platform, or operating system not already in use in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts will require a new permit issued. The following document outlines the interim process for permitting.

Information for EGD activity

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission has adopted administrative processes for the shipment, installation, movement, conversions, modifications, removal and storage of EGDs. The following document outlines the process for EGD activity.

Certified Independent Testing Labs (ITLs)

Every slot machine must be tested and approved by a Commission certified independent testing laboratory prior to its use on the gaming floor. MGC has certified two independent gaming labs, GLI and BMM Testlabs, to test all gaming software and electronic slot monitoring systems. These independent labs will test the games to confirm that slot machines are operating properly and in compliance.

Contact the Commission

Those seeking further information on these and other EGD related matters are urged to contact the following:

Chief Information Officer
John Glennon

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