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Red Sox Names DraftKings As Official Daily Fantasy Sports Partner

The Boston Red Sox and DraftKings have announced a new deal making the Boston-based operator the official Daily Fantasy Sports provider of the MLB team. The agreement announced by DraftKings through a press release on Wednesday will expand the existing relationship between the two entities. The new arrangements include additional …

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Massachusetts Lottery Made $1.1 Billion, An All-Time High, During the Past 12 Months of the Pandemic

Despite the pandemic, the Massachusetts Lottery has set a new record by posting an estimated profit of $1.1 billion in the fiscal year that ended last month. The agency announced Tuesday it set new records for revenue, profit, prize payouts, commissions, and bonuses for retailers, scratch ticket sales, and Keno …

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Massachusetts House Approves Sports Betting Bill in 156-3 Vote

The Massachusetts House on Thursday overwhelmingly approved a sports betting bill by a 156-3 majority before sending it to the state’s Senate. The eventful evening also saw the lower house adding the 13 amendments to House Bill 3974. The Joint Committee on Economic Development and Emerging Technologies met last month …

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Massachusetts House to Consider Legal Sports Betting This Thursday

Massachusetts House lawmakers will take up the legal sports betting issue for the first time this year on Thursday, July 22, according to a report from MassLive. It comes after the House’s Committee on Economic Development and Emerging Technologies on Monday released after more than two years of deliberations a …

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Massachusetts Lawmakers Discuss Nearly 20 Sports Betting Bills

Massachusetts lawmakers met Thursday to discuss nearly 20 different sports betting bills, in an apparent bid to forge them into one omnibus bill. Those dozen-plus bills range from regulation to determine how the proceed from sports betting would be used. Multiple stakeholders – including casino operators, sportsbook operators, and sports …

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Massachusetts Sees Highest Gambling Revenue in April Since Pandemic

Massachusetts’ casinos have reported their best revenue figures for the last month since the pandemic-led closures began last March. According to data released Monday by Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC), nearly $85 million in gross gaming revenue (GGR) from the state’s two casinos and a slots parlor in April was the …

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Massachusetts Casinos See Highest Handle & Revenue Since October

Massachusetts casinos have reported the best numbers in both handle and revenue for the month of February since October 2020. The state’s three commercial casinos – Plainridge Park Casino, MGM Springfield, and Encore Boston – recorded a combined monthly handle of $591.2 million in February, up 13.5% from January’s $520.9 …

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Massachusetts Sees Influx of 14 Sports Betting Bills

Massachusetts sees piles of sports betting bills in both chambers to be discussed in the 2021 session that would adjourn on December 31. As many as 14 sports betting proposals are on the legislative agenda after Friday’s deadline for bill filing in the Bay State. While according to other reports, …

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Massachusetts Gov. Files Online Sports Betting Bill

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker introduced a bill Friday seeking to legalize sports betting in the state for the second time in three years. Baker’s HD 678 that he filed ahead of his annual state budget proposal to the state’s Municipal Association aims to regulate statewide mobile betting, besides extending powers …

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Massachusetts Senator Refiles Sports Betting Bill

A Massachusetts lawmaker has made a renewed attempt to legalize sports betting in the state through a new legislative measure to be taken up by the Senate. Last week, Sen. Brendan Crighton filed Senate Bill 177, allowing lawmakers to have another opportunity to decide whether or not sports betting should …

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