Meeting Notification: MGC to hold public meeting on August 15, 2019

WHO:                    Members of the Massachusetts Gaming Commission including Chair Cathy Judd-Stein and Commissioners Gayle Cameron, Eileen O’Brien, Bruce Stebbins, and Enrique Zuniga 

WHAT:                  The Massachusetts Gaming Commission will hold public meeting #275 on Thursday, August 15, 2019 at 11:00 a.m.

The meeting will begin with an update and vote on Encore Boston Harbor’s Suitability Decision Condition regarding the Independent Monitor request for proposal.

Representatives from the Town of Plainville will provide a presentation to the Commission about the town’s new municipal complex.  Plainridge Park Casino representatives will present the casino’s Quarterly Report.

Karen Wells, director of the Investigations and Enforcement Bureau, will request that the Commission vote on Junket Licensing and Reporting Requirements.

Mark Vander Linden, director of Research and Responsible Gaming, will request that the Commission vote on a Gaming Research Update and FY20 Plan.

Executive Director Ed Bedrosian will then provide a general administrative update, followed by an approval of minutes.

General Counsel Catherine Blue will request that the Commission vote on several amended Small Business Impact Statements to include the following:

  • Final Draft Version of 205 CMR 6.35: Pick (n) Pools and Amended Small Business Impact Statement – VOTE to complete the promulgation process
  • Final Draft Version of 205 CMR 102.02: Definitions and Amended Small Business Impact Statement – VOTE to complete the promulgation process
  • Final Draft Version of 205 CMR 143.02: Progressive Gaming Devices and Amended Small Business Impact Statement – VOTE to complete the promulgation process
  • Final Draft Version of 205 CMR 152.00: Individuals Excluded from a Gaming Establishment and Amended Small Business Impact Statement – VOTE to complete the promulgation process

For a complete list of agenda items and anticipated votes, view the official Meeting Notification and Agenda.  A LIVE STREAM will be available on the MassGaming homepage. Also, community members are invited to follow along with live meeting updates by connecting with the Commission on Twitter, @MassGamingComm.

WHERE:            MGC Office, 101 Federal Street, 12th Floor, Boston, MA

WHEN:                Thursday, August 15, 2019, at 11:00 a.m.

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