A Request for Public Comment: New regulations pertaining to table games rules

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission is seeking public comment on the proposed new regulation below:

205 CMR 147.00 DRAFT:  Uniform Standards of Rules of the Games

These new regulations govern the authorization of the rules of the game for table games offered for play in a gaming establishment and the standards applicable to table games offered for play in a gaming establishment.

Please email comments to mgccomments@state.ma.us with ‘rules of the game’ in the subject line, or by mail to 101 Federal Street, 12th Floor, Boston, MA. The Commission will accept public comments until Friday, February 24, 2017 at 5:00pm. There will be another opportunity for public comment in the formal regulation promulgation process.

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A Request for Public Comment: Draft regulations pertaining to Individuals Excluded from a Gaming Establishment

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

205 CMR 152.00: Individuals Excluded from a Gaming Establishment. The amendments differentiate between the information regarding excluded individuals that will be posted publicly on the Commission’s website and the information about excluded individuals that is possessed by the Commission and made available to the casinos. The amendments also add the Gaming Enforcement Division of the Office of the Attorney General as a referral source for individuals to be placed on the exclusion list and requires gaming licensees to notify the IEB in advance of ejecting an individual and to confiscate winnings from excluded individuals.

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Please email comments to mgccomments@state.ma.us with ‘Excluded Individuals Regulations Comment’ in the subject line or send by mail to the Massachusetts Gaming Commission at 101 Federal Street, 12th Floor, Boston, MA. 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.

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