Despite a slowdown in sales due to the coronavirus pandemic, the MA Lottery had its third-best revenue total in the 2020 fiscal year, with over $5.25 billion.
For now, sports bettors in Rhode Island have to enter a casino to register for a mobile sports betting account, but that could change with new legislation.
Although capped at 25% capacity, MA casinos see a steady stream of patrons since reopening, and thousands of employees are back to work.
After months of closure, Massachusetts casinos reopen their doors with new COVID-19 safety protocols in place, including reduced capacity.
Massachusetts casinos could reopen by mid-July, but expect changes like plexiglass at table games and not carrying alcohol throughout the property.
The MA Gaming Commission and the state casinos are trying to find the balance between reopening safely and doing so in a financially viable way.
The Boston Celtics are one of the favored teams in the newly announced revised NBA Playoff format, which begins play on July 31.
Connecticut government officials are not happy about Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun tribal casinos reopening on June 1.
With sales down more than 33% since the coronavirus pandemic began, the MA Lottery thinks online sales could help make up for $73 million in lost revenue.
Massachusetts casinos will remain closed until at least June 1.