Tag Archives: Massachusetts

High Ranks… Massachusetts MGC joins All-in Diversity Project

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) has become the first US regulatory body, to join the growing ranks of industry diversity, equality and inclusion program – The All-in Diversity Project. MGC leadership supports All-in Diversity initiatives and best practices, seeking to develop a more inclusive global gambling/betting sector for all participating stakeholders. Joining the All-in Diversity program the MGC will enhance its …

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Sports betting ban “tramples on state sovereignty” says attorney general

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Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has described the US federal sports betting ban as unconstitutional, in a statement published by the American Sports Betting Coalition (ASBC). The comments were made in relation to the state of New Jersey’s Supreme Court betting case, in which the state is attempting to partially repeal laws under the federal Professional and Amateur Sports Protection …

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IGT wins Massachusetts State Lottery systems & terminal applications contract

Following a competitive tender, New York-listed gambling technology supplier International Game Technology (IGT) has won the contract to supply the Massachusetts State Lottery Commission (Massachusetts Lottery) provisions to supply its central system and terminal software. The new systems and terminal contract sees IGT extend its supplier services for the Massachusetts Lottery, a customer since 1996. New provisions for the Massachusetts Lottery …

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FanDuel hits back after being told to ‘cease & desist’ in New York State

DraftKings and FanDuel have been dealt another regulatory blow in the US after New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman sent the two Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) operators cease-and-desist letters demanding that they stop ‘illegally accepting wagers in New York State’. Schneiderman’s actions come after his office conducted a one-month investigation into DFS which concluded that the daily contests are essentially …

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Wynn Resorts heads for trouble over Mystic River property purchase

US casino and leisure operator Wynn Resorts has finalized its $35 million purchase of a contaminated former Monsanto chemical plant property along the Mystic River in Everet Massachusetts  on which it plans to build a $1.6 billion casino. Wynn Resorts stated yesterday  that the purchase of the former chemical plant was a key step toward starting clean up the 33-acre …

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