Commission Meeting and Performance Management History

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Commission Meetings and Performance Management

Mission Statement

To operate in a manner that secures the integrity of the Lottery’s games and protects the well-being of its customers while maximizing revenues returned to the Commonwealth for the benefit of its cities and towns.

The Commission meets in the State Treasurer’s Offices on the 12th floor of One Ashburton Place, Boston, unless otherwise specified. All meetings are conducted according to the Open Meeting Law.

Treasurer's 2012 Online Products Task Force

In February of 2012, Treasurer Steven Grossman created an advisory task force to help in the assessment of the economic and social implications of online products and play for Massachusetts. Paul Sternburg, Executive Director of the Massachusetts State Lottery Commission, chaired the Task Force. On December 13, 2012, the Task Force issued its Final Report, with related appendices


The Massachusetts State Lottery Commission is committed to open and transparent governance. On January 31, 2012, the Massachusetts Sate Lottery Commission adopted its first set of By-Laws. They were revised on July 24, 2018. As required by Article III, Section 5 of the By-Laws, click here for the Commission's resolution authorizing the Executive Director to enter into contracts, not exceeding a specified maximum liability, for the operation of the Lottery.  

Financial Statements

The Massachusetts State Lottery Commission files a monthly report with the Governor and legislative leadership detailing the Lottery's finances. For an annual summary that includes sales by product, commissions and bonuses paid to retail agents, a complete breakdown of Lottery spending by category, and the net profit amount returned to the state, review the below financial statements:


Financial Statement History

Fiscal Year 2018
Fiscal Year 2017
Fiscal Year 2016
Fiscal Year 2015
Fiscal Year 2014
Fiscal Year 2013
Fiscal Year 2012
Fiscal Year 2011


Commission Meeting Calendar 2019

MSLC 2019 Planned Meeting Dates (Subject to change) One Ashburton Place, 12th Fl Boston, MA 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Proposed Meeting Dates


Tuesday, January 22, 2019 10:30 a.m. 
Monday, February 25, 2019 10:30 a.m. 
Wednesday, March 27, 2019 10:30 a.m. 
Tuesday, April 23, 2019 10:30 a.m. 
Tuesday, May 28, 2019 10:30 a.m. 
Tuesday, June 25, 2019 10:30 a.m. 
Tuesday, July 23, 2019 10:30 a.m. 
Tuesday, August 27, 2019 10:30 a.m. 
Wednesday, September 25, 2019 10:30 a.m. 
Thursday, October 24, 2019 10:30 a.m. 
Tuesday, November 26, 2019 10:30 a.m. 
Tuesday, December 17, 2019 10:30 a.m. 


Performance Management and Innovation Initiative

The Massachusetts State Lottery Commission and its Executive Director are committed to accountability and transparent operations at the Lottery. To ensure that the public is regularly informed as to the Lottery's progress, monthly letters filed with the Administration and Legislative Leadership, along with the Executive Director's monthly reports filed with the Commission. These reports address the Lottery's fiscal performance; marketing and sales plans; reforms in governance, operations, and procurement; and the Commission's oversight of the Lottery's contractual obligations.

View July 1st, 2013 Report to Legislative Leadership (G.L. c. 10, §26A)



Commission Meeting

Commission Meeting

Executive Director

Revenue Letters

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 January January January
Monday, February 25, 2019 February February February
Wednesday, March 27, 2019 March March March
Tuesday, April 23, 2019 April April April
Tuesday, May 28, 2019 May May May
Tuesday, June 25, 2019 June June June
Tuesday, July 23, 2019 July July July
Tuesday, August 27, 2019 August August August
Wednesday, September 25, 2019 September September September
Thursday, October 24, 2019 October October October
Tuesday, November 26, 2019 November November November
Tuesday, December 17, 2019 December December December

Commission Meeting Reports and Performance Management History