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Special Commission to Conduct a Comprehensive Study Relative to the Regulation of Online Gaming, Fantasy Sports Gaming and Daily Fantasy Sports

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Board Name: Special Commission to Conduct a Comprehensive Study Relative to the Regulation of Online Gaming, Fantasy Sports Gaming and Daily Fantasy Sports
Legal Authority: Section 137 of Chapter 219 of the Acts of 2016
Purpose: The commission shall review all aspects of online gaming, fantasy sports gaming and daily fantasy sports including, but not limited to: economic development, consumer protection, taxation, legal and regulatory structures, implications for existing gaming, burdens and benefits to the commonwealth and any other factors the commission deems relevant. The special commission shall not include in its review a comprehensive review of the state lottery or its ability to provide lottery products online or over the internet.
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Member Information

Member NameSeat NameChairTerm End Date
General Dan KrockmalnicAttorney General Appointee with Expertise in Fantasy Sports Gaming Consumer Protection  
VACANTExpert in Fantasy Sports Gaming Consumer Protection  
Representative Joseph F. WagnerHouse Chair of the Joint Committee on Economic Development and Emerging Technologies (co-chair)Chair 
Representative James M. KelcourseHouse Minority Leader Appointee  
Representative Mark J. CusackHouse Speaker Appointee  
Peter SchoenkeIndustry Expert in Fantasy Sports Gaming  
Mr. Stephen P. CrosbyMember Appointed by the Massachusetts Gaming Commission  
Senator Eileen DonoghueSenate Chair of the Joint Committee on Economic Development and Emerging Technologies (co-chair)Chair 
Hirak Shah EsquireSenate Minority Leader Appointee  
Senator Jennifer FlanaganSenate President Appointee