Meeting Notification: MGC to hold public meeting on June 22, 2022; Conference Call Available

WHO:                       Members of the Massachusetts Gaming Commission including Chair Cathy Judd-Stein and Commissioners Brad Hill, Eileen O’Brien and Nakisha Skinner

WHAT:                    The Massachusetts Gaming Commission will hold public meeting #383 on Wednesday, June 22, 2022.

After the meeting is called to order, the commissioners and the Chair will hold a vote on approving meeting minutes for a previous held Commission meeting(s).

Following that vote, Executive Director Karen Wells will lead an Administrative Update that will cover On-Site Casino Updates, as well as a Racing Update from Dr. Alex Lightbown regarding, in part, the Spirit of Massachusetts.

Director Mark Vander Linden and the rest of the Research and Responsible Gaming Team will then present research regarding “Understanding the Life Circumstances of Hispanic Residents of a Casino Neighborhood.”

The Finance Division will then discuss the FY23 Budget with the Commission and provide an update on the associated Request for Public Comment ahead of an anticipated vote.

Community Affairs Chief Joe Delaney will lead the next meeting segment, where the Commission will discuss an Extension of Time Request for the Encore Boston Harbor East Broadway Development Project, Community Mitigation Fund Applications, and the Holyoke Community College Workforce Grant Amendment. All three conversations are likely to precede votes by the Commission.

The Legal Division is then set to hold discussions on four topics, all but the last of which come ahead of likely votes by the Commission. Those topics are: the Public Records Request Policy, Procedure and Technology; 205 CMR 133: Voluntary Self Exclusion; 205 CMR 103: Access to and Confidentiality of Commission Records; and 205 CMR 115.01 (4): Continuing Duty.

Executive Director Wells will then discuss the Approach to Determining Technical Standards and Conducting Compliance Testing in Sports Wagering before an anticipated vote by Commissioners.

Commissioner Updates are set to follow, rounding out the open meeting.

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: 1-646-741-5292, Meeting ID: 111 608 5663

WHEN:               Wednesday, June 22, 2022, at 10:00 a.m.

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