What are the Next Steps For Massachusetts Sports Betting?

August 3, 2022 | By: Christopher Gerlacher

After a 22-hour legislative session, the Massachusetts legislature sent a sports betting bill to the governor’s desk. It was a surprise push to legalize sports betting in the thriving northeastern sports betting market. With the Governor of Massachusetts ready to sign the bill, Massachusetts is set to become the 36th state to legalize sports betting. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Will Massachusetts Sports Fans Be Able to Bet on College Sports?

August 24, 2021 | By: Amber Hoffman

Before we answer that question, it’s important to remember that sports betting is still not legal in the state of Massachusetts. Even though online betting juggernaut DraftKings is based in Boston. And, if or when that happens, college sports fans might be disappointed. What We Know In July, the Massachusetts House of Representatives passed Bill […]