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 May 28, 2013. 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 2017
Fiscal Year 2016
Fiscal Year 2015
Fiscal Year 2014
Fiscal Year 2013
Fiscal Year 2012
Fiscal Year 2011


Commission Meeting Calendar 2017


Proposed Meeting Dates


Tuesday, January 24, 2017 10:30 a.m. 
Monday, February 27, 2017 10:30 a.m. 
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 10:30 a.m. 
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 10:30 a.m. 
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 10:30 a.m. 
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 10:30 a.m. 
Monday, July 31, 2017 10:30 a.m. 
Tuesday, August 29, 2017 10:30 a.m. 
Monday, September 25, 2017 10:30 a.m. 
Tuesday, October 24, 2017 10:30 a.m. 
Tuesday November 28, 2017 10:30 a.m. 
Tuesday, December 19, 2017 10:30 a.m. 


Commission Meeting Calendar 2018


Proposed Meeting Dates


Tuesday, January 23, 2018 10:30 a.m. 
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 10:30 a.m. 
Tuesday, March 27, 2018 10:30 a.m. 
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 10:30 a.m. 
Tuesday, May 29, 2018 10:30 a.m. 
Tuesday, June 26, 2018 10:30 a.m. 
Tuesday, July 24, 2018 10:30 a.m. 
Tuesday, August 28, 2018 10:30 a.m. 
Monday, September 17, 2018 10:30 a.m. 
Tuesday, October 23, 2018 10:30 a.m. 
Tuesday November 27, 2018 10:30 a.m. 
Tuesday, December 18, 2018 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 and Performance Management Reports 2017

Commission Meeting

Commission Meeting

Executive Director

Revenue Letters

Tuesday, January 24, 2017 January January January
Monday, February 27, 2017 February February February
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 March March March
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 April April April
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 May May May
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 June June June
Monday, July 31, 2017 July July July
Tuesday, August 29, 2017 August August August
Monday, September 25, 2017 September September September
Tuesday, October 24, 2017 October October October
Tuesday November 28, 2017 November November November
Tuesday, December 19, 2017 December December December

Commission Meeting Reports and Performance Management History