Setting The Odds On Massachusetts Gambling Legislation

By Katherine Guarino and Jay Myers (October 12, 2018, 1:07 PM EDT) -- While several states rushed to legalize sports betting in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in Murphy v. National Collegiate Athletic Association,[1] Massachusetts has taken a more cautious approach. Following years of staunch opposition in the Legislature, Massachusetts legalized gambling only seven years ago, and has similarly showed restraint with respect to expanding gambling to include sports betting.

Massachusetts Gaming Commission Issues a White Paper on Sports Betting

Massachusetts has been weighing the pros and cons of sports betting since before the U.S. Supreme Court decision that allowed states to legalize it. The Massachusetts Gaming Commission issued a "White...

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