The commission was answering policy questions and setting guidelines for the budding casino industry in Massachusetts. The commission also decided that public officials from receiving any complementary services from local casino's as well.
The Commissions chairman says that these decisions were based off of public perception. He also added that there is a potential for a conflict of interest.
Finally, Commission also announced that they plan to complete background checks on the applicants for the state’s only slots parlor by the end of May. Under their plan, the sole slots parlor license will be issued before any casino license.
The next meeting for the gaming commission will be held on January 30th to discuss starting to define, articulate and weight the criteria will be used to make eventual license awards.