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Though down a tad from May, casino revenue in Massachusetts eclipsed $84 million in June as poker players still await the return of poker.
The Mass. Supreme Court ruled against gamblers at two casinos in response to complaints about blackjack payouts.
Massachusetts Gaming Commission statistics highlight the casino industry’s recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Gov. Charlie Baker recently announced the new “Mass VaxMillions” lottery, giving vaccinated residents a chance at life-changing prizes.
A pair of proposals would create an online Massachusetts Lottery sales system that would generate more revenue and modernize the lottery.
Massachusetts casinos are pushing for fewer restrictions after casino-goers have largely complied with new safety protocols since reopening.
Despite a slowdown in sales due to the coronavirus pandemic, the MA Lottery had its third-best revenue total in the 2020 fiscal year, with over $5.25 billion.
For now, sports bettors in Rhode Island have to enter a casino to register for a mobile sports betting account, but that could change with new legislation.
Although capped at 25% capacity, MA casinos see a steady stream of patrons since reopening, and thousands of employees are back to work.
After months of closure, Massachusetts casinos reopen their doors with new COVID-19 safety protocols in place, including reduced capacity.