You can now read 10 articles in a month for free on Read as much as you want anywhere and anytime for just 99¢.

The Boston Globe


Gambling commission lacks casino experience

The newly formed state gambling commission, whose final two members were appointed yesterday, is heavy with experience in law, politics, and public finance, but has little expertise in the casino industry it must license and regulate.

Commissioners will have to overcome steep learning curves under tight deadlines, writing the regulations that will govern casino gambling in Massachusetts, while preparing to solicit bids from casino companies eager to invest billions of dollars in the state in pursuit of even greater gambling profits.

Loading comments...

You have reached the limit of 10 free articles in a month

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week