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Sep 19
September 19, 2019 at 1:00 pm MGC Open Meeting and Executive Session

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Sep 24
September 24, 2019 at 1:30 pm Local Community Mitigation Advisory Committee Meeting in Region A

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At A Glance

485 People currently enrolled in the statewide Voluntary Self-Exclusion Program
63 Years of combined gaming experience for GameSense advisors at Encore Boston Harbor, with 8 languages fluently spoken between the team members
22 Percentage of patrons who reported having changed how they gamble because of interaction with GameSense advisor
20,539 Active enrollees in PlayMyWay as of July 3, 2019
100 Years since the waterfront has been accessible.
5,800 Jobs created by the opening of Encore Boston Harbor, with a $300 million payroll.
$68M Total spent on environmental cleanup of the casino's land to open up the Everett shoreline to the public for the first time in more than a century.
5.2 million Construction hours completed on the project by over 7,000 workers. Of those workers, 1,685 were minority, 452 were female, and 301 were veterans.
$960 million Total project budget, higher than early estimates of $850 million
21.78% Percentage of construction hours paid to minorities
35 Percentage of opening day employees who were Springfield residents
$53.11M State taxes since August 2018
$318M State taxes since June 2015
26 Percentage of diverse employees at the casino
$259M Total in collected state taxes since March 2017
$58M Total in collected Race Horse Development Fund

MGC On Twitter

September 19, 2019

Have you listened to this interview from @WAMC with @UMassAmherst professor Rachel Volberg, Principal Investigator of the MAGIC study? Listen to "New Findings From UMass Amherst Research Into Gambling" here: https://t.co/ZGEUKGLdG3 https://t.co/iB6lYUfpdf

September 18, 2019

Learn how to increase the impact of your construction projects through prioritizing diversity, and how to bring your diversity and inclusion principles to your job sites. Register for the Summit on Diversity in Construction by heading here: https://t.co/RnnEZ8zoNR https://t.co/FRozwz1PVZ

September 18, 2019

“Massachusetts is incredibly fortunate to have a robust research program to guide these strategies. @GameSenseMA advisors are the heart of the program. Their work empowers patrons to gamble safely and responsibly, not only during #RGEW2019 but year-round.” https://t.co/tteIILcA1u https://t.co/CJ5Qv1mgFE

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