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Encore Wins Separate Development Across The Street

Encore Boston Harbor Sold For $1.7 Billion To San Diego-Based Realty Income

Back in February, Realty Income Corporation announced a foray into the gaming industry with plans to acquire Encore Boston Harbor. The company finalized the sale of the casino from Wynn Resorts earlier this month on Dec. 1 in a $1.7 billion cash transaction. The sale comes just months before Massachusetts sports betting is expected to launch. […]
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New Hampshire capitol building

Why Legalizing Online Casinos is Harder than Online Sports Betting

Aside from the few regulated online poker markets, online sports betting is the first form of online gambling that many states have regulated. But some types of online gambling are more acceptable to voters and state legislators than others. Different levels of acceptability are why legalizing online casinos is harder than legalizing sports betting.     While […]
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Commission will meet June 2 to consider a new horse racing track

Gaming Regulators Clarify Sports Betting License Requirements For Simulcast Centers And Racetracks

As the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) races to enact regulatory guidelines for the 2023 launch of MA sports betting, casinos and mobile betting apps are taking center stage. There are three categories of operators who can offer sports betting in Massachusetts. The state’s three retail casinos fall under category 1, while online sportsbooks are category […]
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List Of Hopeful Massachusetts Sports Betting Operators Announced

List Of Hopeful Massachusetts Sports Betting Operators Announced

It’s been a busy week in the Massachusetts sports betting world. Monday was deadline day for any potential Massachusetts sports betting provider to submit their initial scoping survey to the state. Now, the list of potential operators has been announced. The initial scoping survey was required in order for sports betting companies to be considered […]
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Encore Boston Harbor sold to Realty Income

Massachusetts Retail Casinos Prepare For Sports Betting

With sports betting in Massachusetts on the horizon, some may forget that there is already some legal gambling in the state. While Massachusetts sports gambling is still awaiting launch, Massachusetts casino gambling has been around for a while. It is exciting that each of the state’s three casinos is anticipated to have retail sportsbooks in […]
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MGM Sports Lounge Ready For Action If Mass Legalizes Sports Betting

MGM Springfield Sees Slight Increase In Revenue From July

In its monthly revenue report for the state’s casinos, the Massachusetts Gaming Commission reported that gross gaming revenue (GGR) for MGM Springfield in August increased slightly from July 2022’s total. MGM Springfield generated nearly $22 million in gross gaming revenue in August compared to $21.5 million from the previous month. The exact increase was $475,109. […]
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