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December 2017

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission issues Gaming School Certification to Holyoke Community College and Springfield Technical Community College

Today the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) is pleased to announce that it has issued a Gaming School Certification to Holyoke Community College (HCC) and Springfield Technical Community College (STCC).  HCC and STCC will soon launch a Casino Management program to prepare students for employment at a casino as part of an overall workforce training program […]

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Meeting Notification: MGC to hold public meeting on 12/7, TOPICS: PPC Quarterly Report, Pedestrian Bridge Study, Community Mitigation Fund and Horse Racing

    WHO:             Members of the Massachusetts Gaming Commission including Chairman Steve Crosby, Commissioner Gayle Cameron, Commissioner Lloyd MacDonald, Commissioner Bruce Stebbins and Commissioner Enrique Zuniga WHAT:                The Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) will hold its 230th open public meeting on THURSDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2017. The Commission will start the meeting with an administrative update to […]

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November 2017

Attention Small Business Owners: Don’t miss the chance to learn about new business opportunities!

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission Urges Small Business Owners to Register with MGM Springfield to Receive Bid Notices A message from Commissioner Bruce Stebbins: For a small business, finding the time to seek out new business may seem daunting, but the opportunities to become a supplier to MGM Springfield may take your business to a new level […]

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A Request for Public Comment: Proposed FY18 operational budget for MGM Springfield opening

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission hereby requests public comments for its proposed FY18 operational budget for the MGM Springfield opening. On November 23, 2017, the Massachusetts Gaming Commission reviewed the proposed FY18 operational budget during a public meeting and is now issuing a request for public comment. The Commission is seeking comments from licensee(s), applicants, and […]

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The Massachusetts Gaming Commission Receives Preliminary Study of Patrons’ Use of PlayMyWay Program at Plainridge Park Casino

Analysis finds program enrollment is mainly stable and associated with less gambling activity Today, during a public meeting, the Cambridge Health Alliance, Division on Addiction (CHA) presented the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) with a preliminary analysis of patrons’ use of the PlayMyWay (PMW) play management system at Plainridge Park Casino (PPC). CHA was contracted by […]

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Strategic Collaboration Launches Innovative “Build A Life That Works” Campaign Designed to Increase Diversity in the Union Building Trades

Recruitment and Outreach Strategy Sets Ambitious Goal of 20% Tradeswomen by 2020 In honor of National Women in Apprenticeship Day, the Northeast Center for Tradeswomen’s Equity (NCTE) in conjunction with state, business, and local partners is excited to announce a first-of-its-kind, statewide recruitment initiative to encourage more women to pursue a career in the union building […]

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The Massachusetts Gaming Commission Launches New, Mobile-Friendly Website

Major Redesign Focuses on Constituent Services and Offers New Features Today the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) is excited to announce the launch of a new, mobile-enabled MassGaming.com website. The new site is designed to better meet the needs of a growing number of gaming constituents as the Commission prepares for the opening of the state’s […]

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PRESS CONFERENCE: Strategic collaboration to announce launch of innovative recruitment and outreach campaign on National Women in Apprenticeship Day 

Program Partners to Unveil First-of-its-Kind, Statewide Initiative WHAT: In honor of National Women in Apprenticeship Day, a unique collaboration of partners will launch a major recruitment and outreach effort aimed at increasing diversity in the union building trades. The founding partners of this workforce development initiative will unveil the details of a new first-of-its-kind, statewide initiative. […]

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MGC releases October 2017 gross gaming revenue for Plainridge Park Casino

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) reported today that the month of October 2017 at Plainridge Park Casino generated $13,562,864.69 in Gross Gaming Revenue (GGR).  The category 2 slots-parlor is taxed at 49% of gross gaming revenue, of that total taxed amount 82% is paid to Local Aid and 18% goes to the Race Horse Development […]

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Meeting Notification: MGC to hold public meeting on 11/9, TOPICS: Wynn Boston Harbor Quarterly Report, 2018 Racing Applications and MGC Website Update

WHO: Members of the Massachusetts Gaming Commission including Chairman Stephen Crosby, Commissioner Gayle Cameron, Commissioner Lloyd MacDonald, Commissioner Bruce Stebbins and Commissioner Enrique Zuniga WHAT: The Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) will hold its 228th open public meeting on THURSDAY, November 9, 2017. Wynn Boston Harbor will present the Commission with a quarterly report. The Commission is expected […]

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