Latest Massachusetts sports betting attempt passes first stage

A bill to regulate sports wagering in Massachusetts has been referred to the committee on House Ways and Means after it was introduced to the state House yesterday (July 19).


House bill 3974 was reported by the House Committee on Economic Development and Emerging Technologies, and is sponsored by Rep. Daniel Cahill and Rep. Steven Howitt.

According to the bill text, category 1 licences, which will be issued to slot operators, will allow the operation of up to three individually branded mobile applications as allowed by the Commission. The mobile apps must receive a category 3 licence in order to run.

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