Meeting Notification: MGC to hold public meeting on May 12, 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 #379 on Thursday, May 12, 2022.

After the meeting is called to order, the commissioners and the Chair will hold a vote on approving meeting minutes for a Commission meeting previously held on February 28, 2022.

Following that vote, Executive Director Karen Wells will lead an Administrative Update that will cover On-Site Casino Updates and an update on the MGC’s Office Lease.

Director Mark Vander Linden and the rest of the Research and Responsible Gaming Team will then cover two topics, the first of which will be the FY23 Research Agenda Proposal. A vote is anticipated following that discussion. The RRG Team will also, along with representatives from GameSense and the Massachusetts Counsel on Gaming and Health, lead a discussion on the GameSense Quarterly Report.

Community Affairs Chief Joe Delaney will lead the next meeting segment, where the Commission will discuss the Community Mitigation Fund Transportation Construction Applications ahead of an anticipated vote.

The Legal Division is then set to hold discussions on three topics: a High Card Flush Pay Table Rules Revision, the Public Records Request Policy, Procedure and Technology, and an update on the Broadway Development Decision. The first two matters referenced are likely to precede votes by the Commission.

Executive Director Wells will be joined by other Commission officials in the following portion of the meeting where a Regulation Review Update will take place.

Commissioner Updates are set to follow, rounding out the public portion of the open meeting with a Procedural Discussion Regarding Statutory Positions and Elections of Secretary and Treasurer, along with a Legislative Update regarding Chapter 22 of the Acts of 2022 (Remote Public Meetings).

Following the conclusion of the open meeting, the Commission anticipates meeting in Executive Session to consider the lease of real property, specifically the Commission’s office space at 101 Federal Street in Boston.

The public session of the Commission meeting will not reconvene at the conclusion of the Executive Session.

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: 111 315 2494

WHEN:               Thursday, May 12, 2022, at 10:00 a.m.

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