MA Senator Eric Lesser To Support Wagering In Lt. Gov. Campaign

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Sports betting advocate and state Senator Eric Lesser announced his bid for lieutenant governor. Lesser believes that a regulated wagering market can be launched before elections in November. Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker and Senate Minority Leader Bruce Tarr also support wagering. LAS VEGAS – State Senator Eric Lesser just announced his bid for lieutenant governor … Read more

Historic Powerball Jackpot Not The Only Lottery News

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The odds to win the estimated $630 million Powerball jackpot are 1 in 292.2 million. Mass Cash produced two winners of $100,000 this past week. Platinum Jackpot winner in Viginia won $1 million on a chocolate milk run. BOSTON – Millions of people will be sitting on the edge of their seats to watch the … Read more

MGM Springfield’s Poker Monopoly Creates Record Nov. Revenue

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MGM Springfield reported record revenue numbers in November as a result of being the only gambling establishment in Massachusetts offering poker to players. The largest casino in Massachusetts, Encore Boston Harbor, plans to bring the popular table game back to their casino by Feb. 1, 2022 after seeing revenues decline in November. SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – … Read more

Commercial Gaming Revenues Smashing Records Nationwide

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The United States’ commercial gaming industry has shattered previously-held nationwide commercial gaming revenue records in just the first 10 months of 2021. Six states have already surpassed their previous yearly commercial gaming revenue records through the month of October. WASHINGTON – The United States’ commercial gaming industry is enjoying its strongest year ever from a … Read more

Massachusetts Man Wins $1 Million In Lotto Gift After Surgery

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Alexander McLeish won $1,000,000 on a scratch off after open heart surgery. McLeish’s tickets were purchased by a friend and given to him as a get-well-soon present. McLeish chose to take a lump sum payment of $650,000 as his prize. ATTLEBORO, Mass. – A man in Massachusetts was recovering from open heart surgery when he … Read more

Minnesota And Massachusetts Could Regulate Sports Betting

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Minnesota lawmakers plan to move towards regulating online gambling. Massachusetts lawmakers are planning for the same in the upcoming year. More states could be on the way after this year’s successes. St. Paul, Minn. – With so many states successfully regulating sports betting in 2021, it’s no surprise that other states now prioritize the issue. … Read more

Live Dog Race Betting Ban Not Being Honored In Massachusetts

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Co-founder of ‘GREY2K USA Worldwide’ Christine Dorchak is dissatisfied with Massachusetts lawmakers and their inaction regarding the ban on live dog racing and betting. Live dog racing and betting were banned in 2010 in the state but simulcast betting of the same thing has been a constant since then. BOSTON – Non-profit organization ‘GREY2K USA … Read more

Projected Tax Revenue For These 6 Potential Sports Betting States

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Ohio, Massachusetts, Kansas, South Carolina, Kentucky, and Missouri could see legalized sports betting by 2022. Each state listed could see millions in annual tax revenue from regulated sports betting. LAS VEGAS – More than 20 states have launched sports betting operations in the past three years, and it has been very profitable for them. Although … Read more

Why Poker Isn’t Returning To Massachusetts Casinos

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The Massachusetts Gaming Commission lifted poker restrictions in May. Poker rooms in major casinos have not reopened, however. The Gaming Commission will check in on this problem in the coming months, but has taken no action yet. BOSTON – During the COVID-19 pandemic, the Massachusetts Gaming Commission allowed local casinos to replace poker areas in … Read more

Massachusetts Casinos Bring In $87 Million In May

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Massachusetts licenses three casinos to operate, which brought in $87 million in gross revenue in May. This resulted in $25 million entering state coffers. LAS VEGAS – Massachusetts’ casino industry saw growth in May, building upon an impressive April return. March saw Massachusetts’ three casinos account for $84 million in gross gaming revenue, which rose … Read more