gaming commission http://wamc.org en State Gaming Commission Hears Testimony On Problem Gambling http://wamc.org/post/state-gaming-commission-hears-testimony-problem-gambling <p>The New York State Gaming Commission is holding hearings on&nbsp;the issue of gambling addiction. It is part of a process that will allow the building of up to seven new casino gambling resorts in New York over the next several years. Wed, 09 Apr 2014 20:38:13 +0000 Karen Dewitt 87821 at http://wamc.org State Gaming Commission Hears Testimony On Problem Gambling NY state's racing, lottery agencies merger complete http://wamc.org/post/ny-states-racing-lottery-agencies-merger-complete <p></p><p></p><p>SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (AP) — The state agencies in charge of regulating New York's horse racing industry and running its lotteries are now merged into one department.</p><p> Sat, 02 Feb 2013 00:58:00 +0000 Dave Lucas 57060 at http://wamc.org NY state's racing, lottery agencies merger complete MA House Overrides Governor's Background Check Veto http://wamc.org/post/ma-house-overrides-governors-background-check-veto <p>The Massachusetts House of Representatives has voted to keep a bill that would require all employees of the state&#39;s Gaming Commission to be subject to full criminal background checks and drug screenings.&nbsp; WAMC&rsquo;s Tristan O&rsquo;Neill reports&hellip;</p><p>State representatives voted unanimously Wednesday to override Governor Deval&nbsp;Patrick&#39;s veto on the measure.</p> Thu, 31 May 2012 11:14:09 +0000 Tristan O'Neill 40124 at http://wamc.org MA House Overrides Governor's Background Check Veto Massachusetts Gambling Commission Holds First Meeting http://wamc.org/post/massachusetts-gambling-commission-holds-first-meeting <p>The five member Massachusetts Gaming Commission held its first public meeting Tuesday as it set about to bring casino gambling to the state.&nbsp;&nbsp; WAMC&rsquo;s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports.<br /> Tue, 10 Apr 2012 22:10:00 +0000 Paul Tuthill 36535 at http://wamc.org Massachusetts Gambling Commission Holds First Meeting MA Casino Panel to Hold First Meeting http://wamc.org/post/ma-casino-panel-hold-first-meeting <p>The five-member panel that will oversee casino gambling in Massachusetts is set to be sworn in and hold its first official meeting.&nbsp;&nbsp; WAMC&#39;s Tristan O&#39;Neill reports...</p><p>The agenda for Tuesday&#39;s meeting of the state Gaming Commission in Boston includes a number of administrative matters, including the election of a secretary and treasurer, the hiring of staff and the choosing of a law firm and outside gaming consultant.</p><p>The commissioners are also expected to adopt a mission statement and discuss several other matters, including ethics rules.</p> Tue, 10 Apr 2012 12:59:04 +0000 Tristan O'Neill 36485 at http://wamc.org MA Casino Panel to Hold First Meeting MA Casino Commission Schedules First Meeting http://wamc.org/post/ma-casino-commission-schedules-first-meeting <p>The state&#39;s new casino commission is planning its first public meeting as it gears up to tackle the task over overseeing the massive new gambling industry envisioned by the 2011 casino law.&nbsp; WAMC&#39;s Tristan O&#39;Neill reports...<br /><br />The five-member Massachusetts Gaming Commission will hold the meeting tomorrow on the third floor of the campus center at the University of Massachusetts-Boston.<br /><br />The commission&#39;s chairman is Stephen Crosby, who worked most recently as dean of the McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies at UMass-Boston. Mon, 09 Apr 2012 12:59:04 +0000 Tristan O'Neill 36416 at http://wamc.org MA Casino Commission Schedules First Meeting