Why Massachusetts Sports Betting Law Prohibits Credit Card Deposits

August 11, 2022 | By: Mike Epifani

When Massachusetts launches online sportsbooks, bettors will notice the absence of credit cards as a deposit method. This isn’t a choice made by the sportsbooks. Massachusetts sports betting law expresses prohibits the use of credit card payments for betting on sports. But before anyone compares the restriction to the controversial law against betting on in-state […]

Massachusetts Sportsbook Bonuses to Expect When Sports Betting Launches

August 9, 2022 | By: Matthew Bain

Now that Massachusetts lawmakers have given the green light to launch sports betting, it’s time to start thinking ahead. Maybe the most important question: What will be the Massachusetts sportsbook bonuses for new users? Massachusetts could have one of the country’s most profitable sports betting markets. Boston is the 10th-most populous US city, and it […]

Massachusetts Gaming Commission to Host Sports Betting Roundtables

August 7, 2022 | By: Dan Holmes

On Thursday during a public meeting, the Massachusetts Gaming Commission announced that it will host a series of roundtables on sports betting in the coming months. The sessions will seek to gather information from key parties on the future of a sports betting market in the Commonwealth. Thursday’s meeting of the MGC covered several topics, […]

Will Massachusetts Sports Betting Get Approved in Time?

July 20, 2022 | By: Caleb Tallman

The clock is ticking on Massachusetts sports betting legislation getting done in 2022. After things looked promising earlier this year with the state allowing regulators to start making rules, things have slowed significantly.  The Massachusetts legislative session ends on July 31. If legislation is not passed in this session, sports betting will likely not happen […]

Boston Red Sox Express Interest in Building a Retail Sportsbook

July 15, 2022 | By: Caleb Tallman

The Boston Red Sox and Fenway Park are looking to capitalize on sports betting, which could happen soon in Massachusetts.  “We’re focused with the leagues and the other pro teams on a different concept which is what some states like Illinois, Arizona, Washington DC, Virginia, and Ohio have done, which is to say when you […]

Massachusetts Officials Prepare Sports Betting Rules Ahead of Legalization

July 1, 2022 | By: Caleb Tallman

Massachusetts has yet to legalize sports betting, but state officials are preparing to launch quickly once that happens. Sports betting rules and regulations are being established now ahead of legalization.   Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) Executive Director Karen Wells presented proposed rules and topics for the prewriting of guidelines at MGC’s June meeting. MGC Chair Cathy […]

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 […]

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 […]

Massachusetts Gaming Commission Requests Legal Sports Betting Study

November 22, 2021 | By: Dan Holmes

The greatest journeys begin with a single step. The Massachusetts Gaming Commission has authorized a study to examine the legalization and implementation of sports betting in the United States. It’s the first step toward the eventual passing of a sports betting bill by the state legislature in 2022. The study will be conducted by researchers […]