Sports Betting News

Massachusetts House Rejects Senate Changes On Sports Betting Bill

May 20, 2022 | By: Dan Holmes

The Massachusetts State House and Senate will form a conference committee to debate the details of a bill that would legalize sports betting.  On Tuesday during a brief informal session, the House refused to accept changes to the sports betting bill made by the Senate. A formal vote confirmed that the lower chamber rejected the […]

Massachusetts Sports Betting Bill Passes In State Senate

April 30, 2022 | By: Dan Holmes

Following an amendment and floor debate, the Massachusetts Senate passed a sports betting measure (Senate Bill 2844) by voice vote on Thursday, setting the legislative process in motion on the topic after months of stagnation. The action comes ninth months after the House passed the unamended version of the bill. The bill will return to […]

Massachusetts Sports Betting Bill To Be Debated This Week

April 27, 2022 | By: Mark Ashenfelter

The good news for residents of Massachusetts is that legalizing mobile and retail sports betting is strongly supported by lawmakers. That doesn’t mean there aren’t issues between separate proposals backed by the House and the Senate. On Thursday, the Senate is expected to begin debating a bill that advanced from the Senate Ways and Means […]

The Best And Worst Of New England Patriots NFL Draft History

April 27, 2022 | By: Staff

During the New England Patriots’ dominant 20-year run, it felt as though the NFL draft was simply a bonus for them. The draft never seemed to hold the importance for the Pats the way it did for other teams across the league. After going 17-16 in the two seasons without Tom Brady and a free-agency […]

Top 5 Individual Seasons In Boston Red Sox History

April 26, 2022 | By: Cyrus Eshaghoff

The Boston Red Sox have gone through a very up-and-down history that goes back over one century. The first World Series took place in 1903 when the then-Boston Americans defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates in eight games. The “BoSox” proceeded to win four more championships by 1918, three of which were with a young Babe Ruth. […]

Top 5 Playoff Performances In Boston Celtics History

April 16, 2022 | By: Cyrus Eshaghoff

Fifty-nine playoff appearances. 21 finals trips. 17 championships. That’s how accomplished and deep the Boston Celtics’ history is. The Celtics are one of the most storied sports franchises in the world. They have championship DNA dating back to 1957 when they won their first title. When you’re a unanimous top-two NBA franchise of all time […]

Gaming Regulators ‘Preparing’ for Legal Massachusetts Sports Betting

April 15, 2022 | By: Rebecca Hanchett

Massachusetts is an unknown when it comes to legal sports betting. Only illegal sportsbooks operate there, but that could soon change – and top Massachusetts gaming regulators say they’ll be ready when the time comes. “We feel really confident that actually if we were designated a regulator of legalized sports wagering we’d be able to […]

Massachusetts Sports Betting Inching Closer To Legalization

April 8, 2022 | By: Cyrus Eshaghoff

It looks like the Massachusetts Senate might finally approve Massachusetts sports betting, or at least that’s what Senate President Karen Spilka has us believing. Spilka hasn’t explicitly expressed any opposition to sports betting, but back in October, she did state that she doesn’t see it as a priority for 2021. Fast forward to 2022, and […]

House Speaker Pushes For Massachusetts Sports Betting Vote In Senate

March 9, 2022 | By: Rebecca Hanchett

Massachusetts Speaker of the House Ron Mariano is more than ready for Massachusetts sports betting to come to a vote in the state Senate.  In fact, the state lawmaker from Quincy told Baystate Business on March 2 he is “frustrated” no action has yet been taken by the upper chamber on sports betting legislation passed […]

State Politicians Call For Legalization Of Massachusetts Sports Betting

February 17, 2022 | By: Dan Holmes

When it comes to Massachusetts sports betting, at least one state lawmaker is growing impatient. “I think it’s something that is well past time for us to do,” State Senator Michael Moore said this week. “Every state is going to be doing it.” A bill that would authorize sports betting in Massachusetts is idling in […]