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June 24, 2021 at 10:00 am MGC Open Meeting

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At A Glance

RESPONSIBLE GAMING
806 People enrolled in the statewide Voluntary Self-Exclusion Program as of November 2020
63 Years of combined gaming experience for GameSense advisors at Encore Boston Harbor, with 5 languages fluently spoken between the team members
22 Percentage of patrons who reported having changed how they gamble because of interaction with GameSense advisor
25,735 Active enrollees in PlayMyWay between the program's launch in 2015 through the temporary closure of casinos in March 2020.
100 Years since the waterfront had been accessible before the casino's opening.
$23 million 49.4% of the casino's total vendor spend in the third quarter of 2019 was attributable to businesses in Massachusetts.
$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
$147M State taxes since August 2018
100 More than 100 racing days held in 2019
26 Percentage of diverse employees at the casino
$348M Total in collected state taxes since March 2017
$78M Total in collected Race Horse Development Fund

MGC On Twitter

June 22, 2021

Last week, MGC Chair Cathy Judd-Stein and Executive Director Karen Wells provided testimony to the Joint Committee on Economic Development and Emerging Technologies during a public hearing regarding #sportswagering. Read the oral and written testimony: https://t.co/Yqc41j5FSx https://t.co/zUTjVguGfW

June 22, 2021

MEETING NOTIFICATION: MGC Public Meeting on 6/24/21 at 10:00 am using Remote Collaboration Technology. Agenda available here: https://t.co/1aVvi7ca8Z https://t.co/ezfWRkDsal

June 21, 2021

The MGC's Office of Research and Responsible Gaming recently recommended four strategies and measures to ensure #sportswagering in the Commonwealth is conducted in a manner that minimizes gambling-related harm. Read the full report here: https://t.co/cTjkaotEbm #sportsbetting https://t.co/tt6abV9U2p

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