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Current Procurements

Department Document Number Procurement Title Release Date Close Date
Marketing Advertising Services

COMMBUYS Bid Number: BD- 15-1062-LOT-00001-00000003432


MSLC Document Number: RFR LOT #1508
RFR


Release Date: April 9, 2015
RFR

Response Due Date/Time: Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 5:00 PM
Advertising Service - The Massachusetts State Lottery Commission (MSLC) intends to contract with an agency capable of providing a full range of advertising services to further the overall marketing plan designed to increase the sale of Lottery games and maximize the net profit returned to the Commonwealth for cities and towns. The Successful Bidder will work in partnership with Lottery staff in the development and execution of an integrated marketing/advertising plan that aims to: generate brand awareness and build excitement for all Lottery games amongst current and prospective players; assist the Lottery’s 7,500 plus retailers in selling more Lottery products through strong and effective retail advertising programs; and, engage audiences to help positively influence public attitudes, and perceptions of the Lottery’s brand image. All specifications, requirements, and instructions are included in the RFR.

Announcements about the solicitation will be posted on www.COMMBUYS.com All interested parties should view the COMMBUYS website for this RFR. Inquiries regarding this RFR will not be entertained. All specifications, requirements, and instructions are included in the RFR. (For more information please visit: COMMBUYS. If you have any questions or concerns contact the COMMBUYS Help Desk at COMMBUYS@state.ma.us or call during normal business hours (8AM – 5PM Monday – Friday) at 1-888-627-8283 or 617-720-3197).
April 9, 2015 May 21, 2015 at 5:00 PM
Finance OPEN and ROLLING PRE-QUALIFICATION OF STRIPS/ANNUITY PARTICIPATING FIRMS COMMBUYS Bid Number: BD-15-1062-LOT-00001-00000002534 MSLC Document Number: RFQ LOT Number 1506

Response Template
The Massachusetts State MSLC Commission (MSLC) intends to enter into purchase agreements with multiple qualified firms to be one (1) of a pool of firms eligible to provide Zero Coupon Non-Callable U.S. Government Securities commonly referred to as STRIPS (Separate Trading of Registered Interest and Principal of Securities) to the MSLC via a competitive offering process. All specifications, requirements and instructions are included in the RFQ. Any additional announcements about the solicitation will also be posted on www.COMMBUYS.com. All interested parties should monitor the COMMBUYS website for this RFQ. Inquiries regarding this RFQ will not be entertained. Additional announcements about the procurement will also be posted on COMMBUYS. https://www.commbuys.com. (For more information please visit: COMMBUYS . If you have any questions or concerns contact the COMMBUYS Help Desk at COMMBUYS@state.ma.us or call during normal business hours (8AM – 5PM Monday – Friday) at 1-888-627-8283 or 617-720-3197). March 26, 2015 Initial Deadline: April 27, 2015

Opening and Rolling Deadline: January 31, 2018
MIS Gaming System Software and Hardware - MSLC Document Number: RFR LOT #1501 - COMMBUYS Bid Number: BD-15-1062-LOT-00001-00000002550. The Massachusetts State Lottery Commission (MSLC) issued a solicitation for a replacement for on-line gaming systems, agent terminals and a multimedia solution - On –Line Lottery gaming systems and multimedia capabilities. All specifications, requirements and instructions are included in the RFR. Any additional announcements about the solicitation  will also be posted on www.COMMBUYS.com. The formal request for response (RFR) is expected to be released within the calendar year. All interested parties should monitor the COMMBUYS website for this RFR. Inquiries regarding this RFR will not be entertained. No specifics are available at this time. All specifications, requirements and instructions will be included in the RFR. Any additional announcements about the procurement will also be posted on COMMBUYS. February 2, 2015 June 2,  2015
Distribution/Sales Document Title: MSLC Acrylic Dispensers and Displays

COMMBUYS Bid Number: BD-15-1062-LOT-00001-00000002489 MSLC Document Number: RFR LOT Number 1505
The Massachusetts State Lottery Commission (MSLC) is requesting to enter into a contract to purchase acrylic dispensers and displays for use at MSLC retail sales agents locations. The cost, construction, quality, material, appearance, and timeline for delivery of the acrylic dispensers and displays are of paramount importance to the MSLC in maximizing net revenues.

Please note: The Bid documents associated can be found on www.COMMBUYS.com. All Bidders are responsible for reviewing and adhering to all information, forms, and requirements. Bidders may also contact the COMMBUYS Helpdesk at COMMBUYS@state.ma.us or the COMMBUYS Helpline at 1-888-MA-STATE. The Helpline is staffed from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Monday through Friday Eastern Standard or Daylight time, as applicable, except on federal, state and Suffolk county holidays.
December 5, 2014 January 8, 2015
Received - Under review
Marketing Software Application and Its Supporting Systems for Mobile Devices COMMBUYS Bid Number: BD-15-1062-LOT-00001-00000002340

MSLC Document Number: RFR LOT Number (#) 1503
The Massachusetts State Lottery Commission (MSLC) is requesting to enter into a contract to purchase a Software Application and Its Supporting Systems for Mobile Devices, such as tablets, smart phones, PDAs, etc., which must be user-friendly. The mobile software application would receive the MSLC game results to the user’s interface in near real time of the actual MSLC game drawing and display the results based on user input.

Please note: The Bid documents associated can be found on www.COMMBUYS.com. All Bidders are responsible for reviewing and adhering to all information, forms, and requirements. Bidders may also contact the COMMBUYS Helpdesk at COMMBUYS@state.ma.us or the COMMBUYS Helpline at 1-888-MA-STATE. The Helpline is staffed from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Monday through Friday Eastern Standard or Daylight time, as applicable, except on federal, state and Suffolk county holidays.
November 25, 2014 January 7, 2015 Received  - Under review  
Facilities COMMBUYS Bid Number: BD-15-1062-LOT-00001-00000001678

Lottery Document Number: RFR LOT Number (#) 1502
The Massachusetts State Lottery Commission (MSLC) intends to contract for statewide communication network services to serve the existing MSLC Lottery Agents located throughout the Commonwealth. The MSLC requires the migration of its current frame relay service on dedicated leased lines to a communications network that supports GSC proprietary asynchronous multi-drop protocol legacy terminals and can be easily migrated to the next generation Lottery terminals offered by various Lottery terminal manufacturers. This network of services must provide all connectivity to the Lottery Agent premises as well as the MSLC Primary Host Site and Secondary Host Site while supporting the existing transaction volume and time parameters. The MSLC requires that the Bidder provide a network of services that meets or exceeds the specifications of this RFR document and provides no less functionality or performance than what exists today unless otherwise noted in the specific RFR specification.

Please Note: The Bid documents associated can be found on www.COMMBUYS.com. All Bidders are responsible for reviewing and adhering to all information, forms, and requirements. Bidders may also contact the COMMBUYS Helpdesk at COMMBUYS@state.ma.us or the COMMBUYS Helpline at 1-888-MA-STATE. The Helpline is staffed from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Monday through Friday Eastern Standard or Daylight time, as applicable, except on federal, state and Suffolk county holidays.

November 4, 2014 January 13, 2015
Received - Under review
Distribution RFI LOT Number 1410 Molded and Custom Designed Lottery Bet Stations COMMBUYS  Bid Number: BD-14-1062-LOT-00001-00000000790 Request for Information (RFI) - Molded and Custom Designed Lottery Bet Stations - LOT Number 1410 - The MSLC is inviting interested parties to submit their capabilities and interests for the design, display, and components of molded and custom designed Lottery Bet Stations. Please note that this RFI is issued solely for the purpose of obtaining information. Nothing in this RFI shall be interpreted as a commitment on the part of the MSLC to enter a contract with any respondent or to make any procurement/solicitation.

This RFI specifically seeks information and samples on products and/or services that will enable the MSLC to provide better-quality Lottery Bet Stations (molded and custom design models) to its Lottery Retail Sales Agents. Information provided will be used by members of Lottery personnel to appraise Lottery Bet Station types: styles, options, components, & sub-component options, specifications, and industry best practices currently available in the marketplace.

Please Note: The Bid documents associated can be found on www.COMMBUYS.com. All Bidders are responsible for reviewing and adhering to all information, forms, and requirements. Bidders may also contact the COMMBUYS Helpdesk at COMMBUYS@state.ma.us or the COMMBUYS Helpline at 1-888-MA-STATE. The Helpline is staffed from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Monday through Friday Eastern Standard or Daylight time, as applicable, except on federal, state and Suffolk county holidays.
6/20/2014

7/7/2014 at 1:00 p.m.

Received under review  

The New England Lotteries (including the Massachusetts State Lottery Commission). RFI LOT NE 1308 Given the success of New England’s Game Lucky for Life, the New England Lotteries are seeking ideas from interested parties for a second New England states lottery game.  The Connecticut Lottery Corporation, the Massachusetts State Lottery Commission, the Maine State Liquor and Lottery Commission, the Rhode Island Division of Lottery, the New Hampshire Lottery Commission and the Vermont Lottery Commission have issued on March 26, 2013 a request for information to help them prepare for the possible design, implementation and operation of a second lottery game for their joint administration. 3/26/13 5/22/13
RFI Responses received/
Under review

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All communications in regard to procurements must be made in writing to the Procurement Manager at: Lotteryprocurement@masslottery.com.