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Wynn Recommends Changes to Massachusetts Gaming Laws



Steve Wynn wishes Massachusetts to make some gaming law changes (Image: Nancy Lane/Boston Herald)

Steve Wynn still features a fight on his hands in terms of finding a casino permit for his casino that is proposed in, but which includesn’t stopped him from commenting on what hawaii should do having its current gaming laws. Wynn has suggested several modifications to the state’s video gaming regulations, including one which would benefit players greatly if it were passed.

Gaming Law 2.0

The suggestions from Wynn arrived throughout a stop by at Boston two weeks ago, whenever a meeting was had by him with lawmakers about sections of the gaming legislation that could be revisited. Perhaps the most pressing one had to do with exactly how gambling winnings were become taxed more specifically, the amounts over which casinos by themselves would have to collect tax before gamblers even left the building.

During the brief moment, Massachusetts law asks casinos to force gamblers to pay for state income tax on any winnings over $600 before they leave the casino. The concept is not unique: most states with casino or racetrack gambling have a threshold over which income tax must immediately be collected, and even Native casinos that are american-operated do this for larger wins.

But the $600 threshold is now the cheapest in the nation, beating out Iowa’s $1,000 standard and the $5,000 utilized in other states (the standard that i Continue reading