Amendment #23 to H3977
Preserving Horse Breeding and Live Horse Racing
Mr. Finn of West Springfield moves to amend the bill Amending chapter 23k section 55 by adding new section 55 (e)
“Qualified gaming entity”, an entity that: (i) holds a gaming license as defined in section 2 of chapter 23K; (ii) (a) is licensed by the commission in accordance with chapter 128A to conduct a live horse racing meeting, (b) is a running horse racing licensee that conducted simulcast wagering as of December 31, 2021 as authorized by law or (c) is a greyhound meeting licensee that conducted simulcast wagering as of December 31, 2021 as authorized by law; or (iii) offers an interactive sports wagering platform through a mobile application or other digital platform.
Chapter 23k section 55 (e) Shall pay a daily assessment of 2.5 per cent of its gross gaming revenue to the Race Horse Development Fund established in Section 60.