Massachusetts

22nd August 2022

Massachusetts asks prospective operators to submit notice of intent form

Newly-empowered state regulator the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) has released a notice of intent form, asking that any operators interested in applying for a sports…

11th August 2022

Massachusetts Governor signs sports betting bill into law

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker has signed into law a bill legalizing and regulating sports betting in the US state. House Bill 5164 will permit any…

8th August 2022

Massachusetts commissioners: legal betting is “going to take some time”

Massachusetts gaming commissioners have warned that the launch of legal sports betting in the state may take longer than expected, as they prepare to create…

1st August 2022

Massachusetts House and Senate agree on sports betting bill in final hours

A committee of members of the Massachusetts state House and Senate has agreed on a sports betting bill with only hours remaining in the state’s…

23rd July 2021

Sports wagering bill passed by Massachusetts House

A bill that aims to introduce sports betting in Massachusetts has been passed by the state House and referred to the Committee on Senate Ways…

20th July 2021

Latest Massachusetts sports betting attempt passes first stage

A bill to regulate sports wagering in Massachusetts has been referred to the committee on House Ways and Means after it was introduced to the…

17th November 2020

Scientific Games expands supply deal with Massachusetts Lottery

Scientific Games (SG) has signed a new, five-year contract to provide the Massachusetts State Lottery Commission (MSLC) with instant games, second chance promotions and digital engagement…

31st July 2020

MA betting saga takes late twist as House rejects Senate bill

The Massachusetts House of Representatives has rejected an amended version of its economic development omnibus bill returned by the Senate, in a decision that could reopen the…

30th July 2020

MA Senate removes betting from economic development bill

Massachusetts’ Senate has removed language to regulate sports betting from an economic development omnibus bill, potentially dashing hopes for legalization in 2020. Sponsored by the…

30th July 2020

State of the Union: DraftKings, Rush Street, NV and more

This week’s State of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, covers DraftKings and Kambi’s decision to cooperate as the operator migrates from Kambi’s platform…

29th July 2020

Massachusetts House clears amended sports betting bill

The Massachusetts House of Representatives has voted to approve an economic development package bill that includes a section to legalize sports betting in the state.…

28th July 2020

MA amendments double betting tax and add ilottery component

The Massachusetts legislature has amended sports wagering bill put forward last week, adding provisions to legalize online lotteries, but doubling the tax rate for online…

27th July 2020

MA includes betting in economic development package

Lawmakers in Massachusetts are to consider a new economic development package bill that includes a section aimed at legalizing sports wagering in the state. Sponsored…

22nd July 2020

Massachusetts Lottery sees revenue and profit fall in FY 2020

The Massachusetts State Lottery has reported a year-on-year decline in revenue and net profit for the 2020 fiscal year, primarily due to the impact of…