Tag Archives: Massachusetts Lottery
- New Hampshire to give Massachusetts lottery a run for its money
August 30, 2017
Massachusetts state officials are warning of possible revenue losses as a result of New Hampshire’s approval of online lottery sales. The South Coast Today reported that Massachusetts Treasurer Deborah Goldberg and Lottery Executive Director Michael Sweeney are prodding the legislature to pass a bill that will allow the state lottery...
- Massachusetts Lottery posts $1b profit, targets discount schemers
August 3, 2017
The Massachusetts state lottery plans to keep a tighter eye on frequent winners despite posting record profits in its most recent fiscal year. The Massachusetts Lottery reported a profit of $1.035b in the 12 months ending June 30, 4.6% higher than the previous fiscal year. The sum marks the third...
- Survey: majority of Massachusetts residents cool to lottery online expansion
May 17, 2017
A majority of Massachusetts residents believe the state lottery should not expand over the internet, according to the results of a new survey. A survey conducted by Save Our Neighborhood Coalition claims that at least 80 percent of respondents are opposed to the plan of creating online lottery games. News...
- Lottery fights for survival as Massachusetts eyes online gambling
March 30, 2017
The Massachusetts Lottery’s fight for its survival begins with a pitch to allow it to offer its current products to customers over the internet. Sentinel and Enterprise News reported that the state lottery is seeking a nod from the legislature to allow the sale of scratch tickets, draw games, and...
- Massachusetts new iGaming bills; casino fails to dent Lottery sales
January 19, 2017
The Massachusetts legislature is wasting no time getting its legislative ducks in a row via the introduction of new/old online gambling and lottery bills. This week witnessed the arrival of SD.618, ‘An Act Relative to Gaming’ introduced by state Senate Minority Leader Bruce Tarr. The bill is a stub, consisting...
- Massachusetts revives iLottery plans, mulls online gaming future
November 2, 2016
Massachusetts’ state treasurer has made good on her promise to reintroduce legislation that would allow the state lottery to take its action online. Last month, state treasurer Deborah Goldberg (pictured) promised to introduce her new ‘iLottery’ legislation by Nov. 2. On Wednesday, Goldberg followed through, filing a bill with the...
Genting Malaysia may lose $274M on Mass. casino bet
May 23, 2017
Massachusetts senate candidates make online lottery pitch
October 9, 2017