Tag: Bay State

Bay State governor proposes open market for online betting

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A sports betting bill submitted by Massachusetts’ governor, Charlie Baker, would create the first US gaming market to licence online operators without being tied to a land-based partner. Opening up the competition could bring out the best in the industry, says Mark Hichar, gaming lawyer at Greenberg Traurig’s Boston Office - although the state’s three casinos will do their...

Massachusetts brands DFS ‘game of chance’

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A Special Commission in the state of Massachusetts has classed daily fantasy sports a game of chance - putting the soft genre’s future on shaky ground.   Massachusetts commission has recommended that daily fantasy sports be considered a game of chance - and therefore subject to online gambling legislation - setting a worrying precedent for the sector’s growth across the US. The...