Meeting Notification: MGC to hold public meeting on July 29, 2021; Conference Call Available

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

WHAT:                The Massachusetts Gaming Commission will hold public meeting #350 on Thursday, July 29, 2021.

After an approval of minutes, Executive Director Karen Wells will provide an administrative update, which will include the following:

  • Diversity and Legislative Affairs Update, including a discussion with Segun Idowu, President of the Black Economic Council of MA (BECMA)
  • On-site Casino Updates
  • MGC Return to Work Update
  • Recognition of Jill Griffin, Director of Diversity and Legislative Affairs

Representatives from Plainridge Park Casino and Encore Boston Harbor will then present each licensee’s quarterly report.

General Counsel Todd Grossman and Community Affairs Division Chief Joe Delaney will be joined by Jacqui Krum, Encore Boston Harbor’s Senior Vice President and General Counsel, for a discussion regarding the status of poker and gaming positions at Encore Boston Harbor.

Licensing Division Chief Nakisha Skinner will ask that the Commission vote on a beverage license renewal related to MGM Springfield.

Director Wells will then lead a discussion related to an MGC annual salary review. A vote on this matter is anticipated.

Director of Investigations and Enforcement Bureau Loretta Lillios and Senior Enforcement Counsel Katherine Hartigan will request a vote on a qualifier related to Plainridge Park Casino.

Director of Racing Dr. Alex Lightbown and Financial Analyst Chad Bourque will present on quarterly local aid payments. A vote on this matter is anticipated.

Director of Diversity and Legislative Affairs Jill Griffin will then provide a legislation update.

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

Please note that the Commission will conduct this public meeting remotely utilizing remote collaboration technology. Use of this technology is intended to ensure an adequate, alternative means of public access to the Commission’s deliberations for any interested member of the public. If there is any technical problem with the Commission’s remote connection, an alternative conference line will be noticed immediately on our website:

WHERE:            Conference Call Number: 1-646-741-5293, Meeting ID: 112 035 3035

WHEN:               Thursday, July 29, 2021, at 9:00 a.m.

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