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The Mass Gaming Commission’s December 7, 2022 Public Meeting is now live. To access today’s meeting, visit our livestream here.

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission is in the process of promulgating a number of regulations related to sports wagering in the Commonwealth. Below are regulations currently released for public comment.

Anyone wishing to submit comments should fill out the required fields in the form below. Please note that those offering comments are asked to cite the regulation and specific section of the regulation on which a comment is being offered. If you wish to comment on multiple sections of one regulation, we ask that you submit multiple times noting each section.

For example:

  • Regulation: 205 CMR 221
  • Subsection: 221.03(10)

While the MGC will consider all comments submitted in accordance with these instructions, we are unable to reply to every comment individually. This page will be updated frequently.

Regulations Relating to Sports Wagering

205 CMR 251: Sports Wagering Operation Certificate – The Commission will accept comments through 5 p.m. on Tuesday, January 24, 2023.

205 CMR 235: Sports Wagering Occupational Licensing: The Commission will accept comments through 5 p.m. on Tuesday, January 24, 2023.

+ 205 CMR 105: IEB: The Commission will accept comments through 5 p.m. on Tuesday, January 24, 2023.

+ 205 CMR 243.02: Kiosks: The Commission will accept comments through 5 p.m. on Thursday, January 19, 2023.

+ 205 CMR 243.00 Sports Wagering Equipment: The Commission will accept comments through 5 p.m. on Thursday, January 19, 2023.

+ 205 CMR 244.00 Approval of Sports Wagering Equipment and Testing Laboratories: The Commission will accept comments through 5 p.m. on Thursday, January 19, 2023.

+ 205 CMR 143.07 Kiosks: The Commission will accept comments through 5 p.m. on Thursday, January 19, 2023.

+ 205 CMR 233: Sports Wagering VSE: The Commission will accept comments through 5 p.m. on Tuesday, January 3, 2023.

+ 205 CMR 250: Sports Wagering Protection of Minors and Underage Youth: The Commission will accept comments through 5 p.m. on Tuesday, January 3, 2023.

+ 205 CMR 212, 214, 215, 219, 220, & 221: – The Commission will accept comments through 5 p.m. on Tuesday, December 6, 2022.

+ 205 CMR 218: General Sports Wagering Application Requirements, Standards and Procedures – The Commission will accept comments through 5 p.m. on Tuesday, December 6, 2022.

+ 205 CMR 202 – Sports Wagering Authority and Definitions – The Commission will accept comments through 5 p.m. on Wednesday, November 30, 2022. A public hearing will be conducted via remote collaboration technology on Tuesday, November 22, 2022, at 9:15 a.m. | Second Notice of Public Hearing – 11.22.22

+ 205 CMR 234 – Sports Wagering Vendors – The Commission will accept comments through 9:15 a.m. on Tuesday, November 22, 2022. A public hearing will be conducted via remote collaboration technology on Tuesday, November 22, 2022, at 9:15 a.m. | Second Notice of Public Hearing – 11.22.22

+ 205 CMR 240:00: Adjusted Gross Sports Wagering & Adjusted Gross Fantasy Wagering Receipts Tax Remittance & Reporting – The Commission will accept comments through 9:15 a.m. on Tuesday, November 22, 2022. A public hearing will be conducted via remote collaboration technology on Tuesday, November 22, 2022, at 9:15 a.m. | Notice of Public Hearing – 11.22.22

+ 205 CMR 211: Category 1, 2, & 3 Sports Wagering License Applications – The Commission will accept comments through 9:15 a.m. on Tuesday, November 22, 2022. A public hearing will be conducted via remote collaboration technology on Tuesday, November 22, 2022, at 9:15 a.m. | Notice of Public Hearing – 11.22.22


Other Proposed Regulations

+ 205 CMR 2.01: Application for License to Conduct a Racing Meeting by a New Operator: A new regulation designed to codify in the regulations the contents of the application for a new license to conduct a racing meeting, and to clarify the statute governing the license application. Anyone wishing to offer comments on this regulation can email ying.wang@massgaming.gov with ‘Regulation Comment’ in the subject line. Comments must be received by 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, November 10, 2022.

A public hearing will be conducted via remote collaboration technology on Thursday, November 10, 2022, at 9:30 a.m.

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