Meeting Notification: MGC to hold public meeting on May 25, 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 #380 on Wednesday, May 25, 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.

Director Mark Vander Linden and the rest of the Research and Responsible Gaming Team will then present a research update to the Commission that covers a study of Hispanic residents of a casino neighborhood. That research is being presented under the title: “Bridging the Research to Practice Gap: Context Matters! Understanding the Life Circumstances of Hispanic Residents of a Casino Neighborhood.”

Community Affairs Chief Joe Delaney will lead the next meeting segment, where the Commission will hear about Quarterly Reports for each of the three Massachusetts casino licensees: MGM Springfield, Encore Boston Harbor, and Plainridge Park Casino. Following those, the MGC will discuss the Community Mitigation Fund’s applications regarding Community Planning and Specific Impacts ahead of an anticipated vote.

The Legal Division is then set to hold discussions on 205 CMR 116.03 regarding Waivers and a Small Business Impact Statement. It is likely to precede a vote by the Commission.

Commissioner Updates are set to follow, rounding out the open meeting with a Legislative 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: 1-646-741-5292, Meeting ID: 112 526 6753

WHEN:               Wednesday, May 25, 2022, at 10:00 a.m.

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