Tag Archives: Massachusetts
- Plainridge Park Casino revenue ‘recaptured’ from out-of-state
October 13, 2017
Massachusetts’ first commercial casino reported more than half of its revenue coming from ‘recaptured’ customers who otherwise would have gambled out of state, according to a new report. This week, the University of Massachusetts’ Donahue Institute released an economic impact study of Plainridge Park Casino’s first year of operations. The...
- Massachusetts senate candidates make online lottery pitch
October 9, 2017
Legalization of online lottery in Massachusetts is turning out to be a hot political debate for many candidates eyeing a senate seat. Lowell Sun reported that at least four of the five senatorial candidates are making a pitch for the legalization of online lottery games in Massachusetts as concerns over...
- MGM Springfield adds more poker tables, because kids love ’em
September 29, 2017
Casino operator MGM Resorts has wowed Massachusetts officials with fresh details about the in-development MGM Springfield resort casino project. The $960m MGM Springfield is on track to open in the southwestern region of the state in September 2018, and Thursday saw MGM officials provide further details of the project’s progress...
- DraftKings, FanDuel pay $2.6m to get Massachusetts off their backs
September 8, 2017
Daily fantasy sports operators DraftKings and FanDuel have agreed to pay $2.6m to resolve allegations of consumer-unfriendly practices in the state of Massachusetts. On Thursday – just hours before the kickoff of a new National Football League season – Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey announced that the state had reached...
- 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...
Genting Malaysia may lose $274M on Mass. casino bet
May 23, 2017
Massachusetts senate candidates make online lottery pitch
October 9, 2017