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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

August 16, 2019

“One of the things we wanted to use this grant for was to highlight the authenticity of a small city/downtown like Northampton." Read more about the MGC grant that provided the necessary funding for the development of the “Northampton Live” website. https://t.co/d5KswZ1vq7 https://t.co/HQgGMhFb8p

August 15, 2019

Meeting adjourned.

August 15, 2019

VOTE: The Commission votes unanimously to approve the FY20 research plan as described in the memo from director Mark Vander Linden.

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