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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

DraftKings To Acquire Golden Nugget Online Gaming In $1.5 Billion Deal

August 9, 2021 | By: Brian Spaen

DraftKings and Golden Nugget Online Gaming have agreed to an acquisition. The deal is worth $1.56 billion exclusively in stock and expects to close in early 2022. The board of directors at both companies approved the deal. It is awaiting further approval by Golden Nugget shareholders. Assuming approval, the purchase helps DraftKings boost its casino […]