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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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Oct 08
October 08, 2019 at 12:30 pm Summit on Diversity in Construction

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At A Glance

RESPONSIBLE GAMING
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 20, 2019

The Commonwealth recognized that it would take a world-class gaming operator and a City with a clear vision to achieve that ambitious but worthwhile goal. Enter: @MGMSpringfield and the City of Springfield. https://t.co/lAS0GQdaPR

September 20, 2019

When the Legislature legalized expanded gaming, they dared to envision a strategy to create broad-based economic development anchored by a destination-resort casino.

September 20, 2019

Chair Judd-Stein: On behalf of my fellow commissioners, I am thrilled to be here today alongside my colleague Commissioner Bruce Stebbins on what marks yet another exciting day for the City of Springfield – the groundbreaking of @Wahlburgers!

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