About the Author

Rebecca Hanchett

Rebecca Hanchett is a political writer based in Kentucky's Bluegrass region who covers legislative developments at Massachusetts Casinos. She worked as a public affairs specialist for 23 years at the Kentucky State Capitol. A University of Kentucky grad, she has been known to watch UK basketball from time to 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 […]

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 […]