Massachusetts

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…

19th March 2020

State of the Union: Covid-19, NJ, PA, DE, MS and more

This week’s State of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, focuses on the impact of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic on the US gambling…

16th March 2020

Covid-19 leads to casino closures across US

Casinos have closed, both voluntarily and by law, across the US in response to the ongoing outbreak of the novel Coronavirus disease (Covid-19). The Indiana…

12th December 2019

State of the Union: IN, NY, MT, MO and more

This week’s State of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, covers the latest monthly revenue figures for the Indiana and New York sports betting…

22nd May 2019

MGM terminates talks with Wynn over Encore Boston Harbor deal

MGM Resorts has ended talks over a potential acquisition of the Encore Boston Harbor, Wynn Resorts’ soon-to-open venue in Massachusetts.  Talks of a potential deal…

8th May 2019

State of independence

The states will do far better out of sports betting if they allow mobile/remote gambling to flourish independent of casino partnerships, writes Whitney Fore