What You Need To Know

  • The Massachusetts Gaming Commission has adopted the following regulations with respect to horse racing and expanded gaming in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
  • Draft regulations for which the Commission has solicited public comment, or which have not been finalized for formal adoption, are listed on the Proposed Rulemaking page.
  • Although MGC strives to ensure that the regulations listed on this page are the most current versions, the official versions of the regulations are maintained by the Office of the Secretary of the Commonwealth. See also Mass.gov.

Racing Regulations

  • 205 CMR 3.00
    Harness Horse Racing
  • 205 CMR 4.00
    Horse Racing
  • 205 CMR 5.00
    Greyhound Racing
  • 205 CMR 6.00
    Pari-mutuel rules for thoroughbred racing, harness racing, and greyhound racing
  • 205 CMR 7.00
    Simulcasting rules and regulations for horse racing, harness racing and dog racing
  • 205 CMR 8.00
    Disposition rules and regulation for greyhound racing
  • 205 CMR 9.00
    Injury reporting rules and regulations for greyhound racing
  • 205 CMR 10.00
    Rules and regulations governing the award of economic assistance
  • 205 CMR 11.00
    Rules and regulations regarding the distribution of funds to purse accounts of licensees
  • 205 CMR 12.00
    The humane handling, care, treatment, and transportation of racing greyhounds
  • 205 CMR 13.00
    Massachusetts Gaming Commission enforcement
  • 205 CMR 14.00
    Supplemental License Procedures

Gaming Regulations

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