2 MGC EXECS TO QUIT
BOSTON, Mass. – – One of the commissioners and the executive director of the Massachusetts Gaming Commission have decided to call it quits.
Gaming Commission Executive Director Rick Day and James F. McHugh, are “moving on to the next phase of their lives,” according to a memo from Chairman Steve Crosby. McHugh, who said he is retiring, will leave Sept. 30. The commission will meet to determine when Day will step aside, according to spokeswoman Elaine Driscoll. She declined to comment on why Day is leaving.
McHugh, a former Massachusetts Superior Court judge is one of five full-time, paid commissioners — appointed by the governor, attorney general, and treasurer — who are implementing the expansion of gambling in the state.
Day, makes $185,000 a year as executive director, and McHugh, makes $64,532 as a commissioner.