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    Massachusetts Gaming Statistics:

    Number of casinos: 8
    Number of slot machines: 10241
    Number of tables: 457
    Number of live poker tables: 65
    Number of horse tracks: 1

    Gambling facilities in Massachusetts:

    Raynham Park - Raynham, MA - (508) 824-4071
    Suffolk Downs - East Boston, MA - (617) 567-3900
    Plainridge Park Casino - Plainville, MA - (508) 316-0684 - 1250 gaming machines
    Encore Boston Harbor - Everett, MA - (857) 770-7890 - 3242 gaming machines
    MGM Springfield - Springfield, MA - (413) 735-3000 - 2550 gaming machines
    Project First Light Resort & Casino - Taunton, MA - 3000 gaming machines
    Norwegian Cruise Lines - Dawn - East Boston, MA - (866) 234-7350 - 199 gaming machines
    Martha’s Vineyard Casino - Aquinnah, MA

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    Legal sports wagering may be coming to Massachusetts  Gloucester Daily Times

    BOSTON — States are rushing to legalize wagers on professional sports following last year's U.S. Supreme Court ruling, and Massachusetts could be getting a ...

    1. Legal sports betting may be coming to Massachusetts  The Daily News of Newburyport
    2. Trio of bills to explore Massachusetts sports betting options  SBC Americas
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    Gov. picks state gaming panel head amid Wynn Resorts inquiry  Boston Herald

    BOSTON (AP) — Gov. Charlie Baker named one of his administration's top lawyers to head the Massachusetts Gaming Commission on Tuesday as the panel ...

    Lucky day: 3 people claim $1 million lottery prizes, 1 wins $390,000  MassLive.com

    The winners played a variety of games on scratch tickets and drawings.

    Massachusetts lottery locations that have sold winning Mega Millions, Powerball tickets  Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7News

    BOSTON (WHDH) - Two months after a South Carolina resident purchased the winning $1.5 billion Mega Millions ticket, both the Mega Millions and Powerball ...

    State Of The States: Sports Betting In The Northeast Region  USBets

    Jill Dorson takes us on a state-by-state tour of the sports betting landscape in 2018. First up in this five part series is the northeast.

    Should the state Lottery be allowed to offer online sales?  The Boston Globe

    Read two views and vote in our informal online poll.

    Baker appoints one of his top legal aides to lead Gaming Commission  The Boston Globe

    Governor Charlie Baker on Tuesday put a trusted aide in charge of the Massachusetts Gaming Commission at a critical moment for the state's emerging casino ...

    Winning numbers drawn in 'Numbers Evening' game | Massachusetts  WESTERNMASSNEWS.com

    BRAINTREE, Mass. (AP) — The winning numbers in Monday evening's drawing of the Massachusetts Lottery's "Numbers Evening" game were:

    Maura Healey, Suzanne Bump, Bill Galvin and Deb Goldberg sworn in for new terms as Massachusetts constitutional officers  MassLive.com

    Massachusetts Auditor Suzanne Bump is sworn in for a third term in office on Jan. 16, 2019. (Courtesy: Suzanne Bump's office) ( Courtesy: Suzanne Bump's ...

    4 new Mass. state lottery scratch tickets now available  Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7News

    BOSTON (WHDH) - The Massachusetts State Lottery has launched four new scratch ticket games — all of which officially went on sale on Tuesday. Cash in a ...

    Winning numbers drawn in 'MassCash' game  Boston 25 News

    BRAINTREE, Mass. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the Massachusetts Lottery's "MassCash" game were:

    Mega Millions Winning Numbers For Jan. 15: $55 Million Jackpot  Boston, MA Patch

    Mega Millions Winning Numbers For Jan. 15: $55M - Boston, MA - Tuesday' Mega Millions winning numbers are worth $55 million. The estimated cash payout is ...

    Nationwide CenturyLink outage impacting 911 cellphone calls in Massachusetts  Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7News

    BOSTON (WHDH/AP) – A nationwide outage affecting CenturyLink customers impacted 911 calling capability for cellphones across the country and in ...

    Two more chances for lotto players to hit it big in 2018  WWLP.com

    Whether it's to pay the holiday shopping credit card bill, to pick up the wish-list item that wasn't under the tree on Christmas or to splurge for the fancy ...

    Carver: Man Wins $100,000 A Year for Life Lottery Prize  95.9 WATD-FM

    A Carver man has 100000 reasons to smile. The Massachusetts State Lottery announced that Dennis […]

    Massachusetts Sports Betting Likely In 2019, Despite Commission Chaos  USBets

    Wynn Resorts' license is on the line, and the Gaming Commission is fighting with journalists, but sports betting is still likely next year.

    Did Elizabeth Warren “Sell Out” to Powerful Interests by Opposing a Billionaire-Funded Charter School Proposal? (No.)  Slate

    Jonathan Chait makes a misleading accusation about the presidential contender's record on unions and “education reform.”

    Mass. sports betting bill could be 'ready to go' in 2019, Rep. Joe Wagner says  MassLive.com

    By COLIN A. YOUNG. The House chairman expected to be the point person as that branch considers legalizing sports betting said last week that the "potential ...

    DraftKings Pushes For Massachusetts Sports Betting, But Will It Get What It Wants?  Legal Sports Report

    DraftKings is running a PR campaign to get a Massachusetts sports betting bill passed. But will the DFS superpower and nascent sports betting operator get ...

    Massachusetts Treasurer Makes Fresh Push for Online Lottery  Casino News Daily

    Massachusetts Treasurer Deb Goldberg submits new bill calling for online expansion of lottery as sports betting gains momentum in the state Legislature.

    The status of sports betting in Massachusetts as NFL season kicks off  Boston.com

    As NFL season kicks off, fans across the country will be considering a new prospect: legalized sports betting. While this has been the case in Nevada, other ...

    State treasurer: Casinos ‘will not harm’ Massachusetts Lottery  Boston Herald

    The Massachusetts Lottery sees the new MGM casino opening Friday in Springfield as a line of defense against the threat from online sports betting — but one ...

    If legalized sports betting is coming to Massachusetts, it won't likely happen fast  GazetteNET

    By MATT VAUTOUR If Massachusetts decides to legalize sports betting, local legislators think it probably won't happen fast.Following the Supreme Court's ruling ...

    Massachusetts Has Highest Per-Capita Spending On Lottery Tickets  New England Public Radio

    The winning ticket of the $1.5 billion jackpot was bought in South Carolina, but it's actually people in Massachusetts who get the biggest bang for their.

    Massachusetts could take a gamble on sports bets  Boston Herald

    A massive change could be coming to how fans interact with professional sports in Massachusetts, after a blockbuster Supreme Court ruling yesterday that lets ...

    MGM Springfield Opens First Resort Casino In Massachusetts  New England Public Radio

    Updated 4:45 p.m. The first resort casino in Massachusetts opened Friday, a $960 million complex in downtown Springfield with expansive Las Vegas-style.

    Revenues dip at Massachusetts and Connecticut casinos  Boston.com

    Gambling revenues have dipped at Massachusetts' casinos for another month. Read more on Boston.com.

    Mega Millions Tickets Being Sold At 11,000 Per Minute Clip In Massachusetts  WBUR

    Massachusetts Lottery Executive Director Michael Sweeney said Mega Millions sales have been "extremely robust, to say the least, particularly over the last 10 ...

    The State Lottery Has A New Rule To Stop Repeat Winners — But So Far, They Keep Winning  WBUR

    The winningest lotto player in Massachusetts, Ali Jaafar, has won 256 times and collected more than half a million dollars since the new state policy began.

    Massachusetts Lottery raises nearly $1 billion for cities and towns  The Boston Globe

    It was the second-highest profit total in the lottery's 47-year history.

    Eight Races To Watch In Massachusetts  wgbh.org

    Tuesday will mark one of the most nationally-charged elections in recent Massachusetts history, with voters asked to decide local and statewide races amid ...

    Deb Goldberg’s all in for online lottery  Boston Herald

    State Treasurer Deb Goldberg is in a high-stakes horserace to expand the state's profitable lottery online as Beacon Hill lawmakers appear ready to legalize yet ...

    Want to win a million? Here’s a list of Massachusetts’ ‘luckiest’ lotto locations  Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7News

    BRAINTREE, MA (WHDH) - Feeling lucky? When it comes to dishing out scratch tickets worth $1 million or more, some Massachusetts lottery locations have all ...

    Massachusetts Lottery estimates Friday's Mega Millions jackpot at $548 million  MassLive.com

    The Mega Millions jackpot to be drawn Friday is estimated at $548 million, according to the Massachusetts Lottery. The $548 million jackpot would be the ...

    Rhode Island casino is 1st in New England for sports betting  Associated Press

    LINCOLN, R.I. (AP) — A casino in Rhode Island became the first in New England to accept bets on professional sports Monday. The state's legislative leaders, ...

    Massachusetts Lottery winners increasingly opting to stay anonymous  MassLive.com

    In 2010, just nine lottery winners employed a trust to remain hidden. By 2017, the number jumped to 43.

    Massachusetts great-grandfather wins $100K in lottery using Red Sox jersey numbers  AOL

    Jim Aylward Jr., an 84-year-old great-grandfather, won big on Monday with a little help from the 2018 World Series champs.

    Legalized Sports Gambling Coming To MA? Door Now Open  Beacon Hill, MA Patch

    BOSTON, MA — As the birthplace of online daily fantasy sports games, it seems to be a matter of not if, but when Massachusetts will allow sports betting. After a ...

    Massachusetts woman claims $1M Powerball ticket  WCVB Boston

    By matching the first five numbers in Wednesday's Powerball drawing, an East Wareham woman won $1 million. Ilona McCahill, of East Wareham, claimed her ...

    When will my state legalize sports betting? Map of sports gambling legislation across the US | When will my state legalize sports betting? Map of sports gambling legislation across the US  SB Nation

    The United States Supreme Court overturned a sports gambling prohibition in May 2018. It opened the door for states to pass legislation allowing for sports ...

    DraftKings bets on Massachusetts  Boston Herald

    DraftKings is preparing to launch a PR push aimed at drumming up support for legal sports betting before lawmakers return to the State House in January.

    Lottery Business Fuels Gambling Uptick in Massachusetts  USA Online Casino News

    Gambling is Massachusetts hit record numbers last year. The state took in nearly $500 million in revenue from gambling in 2017.

    A Dartmouth nurse won $1 million in last night’s Mega Millions drawing  The Boston Globe

    The biggest ticket was sold in South Carolina, but lottery tickets worth $1 million each were sold in Bridgewater and Wilmington as part of the Mega Millions ...

    Massachusetts man plays same lottery numbers 9 times -- and wins  Atlanta Journal Constitution

    A father of two from Brockton, Massachusetts has won $900,000 in the state's Mass Cash drawing after playing the same lottery numbers nine times at nine ...

    Massachusetts man arrested in multi-million-dollar lottery scam  MassLive.com

    The man faces up to five years in prison after he was arrested on charges he conspired with two store owners to commit tax fraud and filing false tax returns for ...

    Massachusetts nurse wins big in Mega Millions drawing  Boston.com

    She may not have won Tuesday night's near-historic $1.537 billion Mega Millions jackpot, but a Dartmouth nurse still struck gold. Read more on Boston.com.

    CommonWealth Magazine  CommonWealth magazine

    MASSACHUSETTS IS FACED with some big decisions in the wake of the US Supreme Court's decision last month to scrap the federal law that prohibits states ...

    Powerball Jackpot Grows To $430 Million; $1 Million Winner In Massachusetts  CBS Boston

    BOSTON (CBS) – There was no winner in the latest Powerball drawing, so the jackpot has grown to $430 million. There was one $1 million winner in ...

    Mega Millions: 2 Massachusetts lottery players waking up millionaires  WWLP.com

    Two tickets sold in Massachusetts for Tuesday night's Mega Millions drawing have won seven-figure prizes.

    Sports betting is now legal in several states. Many others are watching from the sidelines.  NBCNews.com

    Three months after the Supreme Court overturned a law prohibiting states from legalizing sports betting, a few states have begun accepting wagers.

    The State's Lottery Distribution System Means Some Places Are Winners And Others Losers  WBUR

    The formula has long drawn criticism from lawmakers, advocates and residents who say it does not fairly distribute lottery net profits.

    The Luckiest Places to Buy Lottery Tickets in Massachusetts  wokq.com

    If you want to maybe increase your odds of winning the lottery in the Bay State, you may want to buy your tickets at certain locations.

    Where MAs Biggest Lottery Winners Bought Their Tickets  Boston, MA Patch

    MA's Biggest Lottery Winners: Where They Bought - Boston, MA - This year has seen some big-time winners, but nothing compares to tonight's Mega Millions ...

    Man Wins Grand Prizes on 9 Mass Cash Lottery Tickets  NECN

    A Massachusetts man has done the unthinkable and won a total of nine $100000 grand prizes on tickets he purchased for Monday night's Mass Cash drawing.

    Want to hit it rich? Here’s a list of all the MA scratch ticket games with unclaimed prizes over $1 million  Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7News

    BOSTON (WHDH) - Feeling lucky? There are still 47 Massachusetts lottery instant ticket prizes worth more than $1 million that have yet to be claimed.

    Live From Massachusetts: A Review Of The $1 Billion MGM Springfield Casino  PlayUSA

    MGM Springfield opened on Aug. 24 to a long line of customers and guests. Here's a look inside the new Massachusetts casino.

    Mass. lottery sales spike 24% in October  Boston Business Journal

    Sales at the Lottery last month totaled $475.9 million, with $55.4 million coming from Mega Millions tickets.

    Weighing risks, Massachusetts hedges bet on sports wagering  Boston.com

    Massachusetts has plenty to gain or lose as policymakers weigh the state's response to the recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling on sports betting. Read more on ...

    MGM Springfield pulls in $9.5 million from gambling in first week  Boston.com

    MGM's Massachusetts casino generated $9.5 million from gambling operations in its first week, state regulators reported Monday. Read more on Boston.com.

    Massachusetts' Obsession With Low Number License Plates  The Drive

    Bay State drivers want them so badly the state holds a lottery for them.

    State treasurer: Competition could make Mass. state lottery irrelevant  Worcester Telegram

    BOSTON - With time running out again on a bill that would authorize the state Lottery to move online, Treasurer Deborah Goldberg offered a message to ...

    Bridgewater man played the same Lottery number 9 times -- and won  Wicked Local Bridgewater

    Robert Lundstedt, a former Brockton School Department employee, won a total of $900000.

    Massachusetts Man Won The Lottery By Playing Boston Red Sox Jersey Numbers  wokq.com

    I rarely play the lottery...mostly because I don't have any lucky numbers.

    Amid Delay In New Lottery Policy, Repeat Winners Keep On Winning  WBUR

    The lottery says it is in the late stages of issuing a new policy that would freeze payouts to some people who repeatedly win the lottery against incredible odds.

    Medford man one of two $1 million Lottery winners who bought ticket in Massachusetts  WWLP.com

    A man from Medford is one of two $1 million winners in Tuesday's Lottery drawing.

    West Springfield, Raynham men win big in Massachusetts State Lottery games  MassLive.com

    William Young, of West Springfield, won $1 million and took home $650000 after selecting the cash option.

    Man wins $4 million Massachusetts lottery prize, plans to take care of mother  MassLive.com

    Matthew Spaulding is the first lucky winner in a new Massachusetts State Lottery game.

    Unprecedented Ruling By Trump Administration Deals Massachusetts Casino A Crushing Defeat  OnlinePokerReport.com

    A proposed tribal casino in Massachusetts was dealt a crushing blow by the Department of Interior last week. However, the DOI ruling has likely opened the door ...

    Massachusetts election results from the 2018 midterms  Boston.com

    Winners will be denoted in bold below as results come in from the Associated Press: Statewide elections. U.S. Senator. Elizabeth Warren, Democrat, incumbent

    MGM sets opening date for Massachusetts casino  Boston.com

    MGM Resorts International President Bill Hornbuckle said Wednesday that the company is now targeting Aug. 24 as the new opening date for the $960 million ...

    Rising costs put Lottery on hunt for new offices  The Salem News

    BOSTON – State Lottery officials resolved Tuesday to press ahead with an expedited search for a new South Shore regional office and distribution center after ...

    Primary guide: US Senate  The Boston Globe

    See the candidates running to unseat Senator Elizabeth Warren.

    Low number plate lottery returns in Massachusetts  Turn to 10

    Want a sweet low-numbered plate like Y4, 4J or Z81? Well those are but a small sampling of the 201 low-numbered plates up for grabs this year in ...

    States that are addicted to the lottery have a lot in common  USA TODAY

    5 states — Massachusetts, West Virginia, Rhode Island, New York, and Delaware — spend the most on lottery ticket sales at more than $400 per year.

    Election guide: Treasurer  The Boston Globe

    Here's a look at the candidates on the Nov. 6 general election ballot, with biographies reported and compiled by Globe staff and correspondents.

    Massachusetts to Reconsider Online Poker and Gaming  LegalUSPokerSites.com

    Massachusetts Senate committee authorizes study of economic feasibility of online poker, casino games, lottery, sports betting, and horse racing and betting.

    Orrall would plan for Lottery to be involved in sports betting  Lowell Sun

    By Matt Murphy STATE HOUSE NEWS *SERVICE* BOSTON -- Republican treasurer candidate Rep. Keiko Orrall believes the Lottery should be looking for ways ...

    Mass. Lotterys Braintree Regional Office Plan Falls Through  Braintree, MA Patch

    Mass. Lottery In Search Of New South Shore Office - Braintree, MA - The Lottery Commission voted to end negotiations to use part of their current office as a ...

    Live updates: Massachusetts election results in the 2018 midterms  Boston.com

    Follow the latest reports below as the results from Election Day come in from around Massachusetts. Read more on Boston.com.

    Here's what to expect at the MGM Springfield casino opening next week  Boston.com

    The $960 million, 2 million-square-foot complex includes a five-story hotel and 125000 square feet of gaming space. Read more on Boston.com.

    Legalized sports betting to start in Rhode Island  MassLive.com

    Legalized sports betting is expected to begin this month in Rhode Island, as Massachusetts stays in information-gathering mode.

    Massachusetts sets up new college fund for children  Boston Herald

    Every child born or adopted in Massachusetts could be given $50 toward their education as part of SeedMA Baby, the first statewide college savings account ...

    Lowell woman won $4 million lottery prize while holiday shopping  WWLP.com

    The second $4 million prize winner announced since the newest edition of the instant game went on sale June 19.

    2018 Massachusetts election: Treasurer Deborah Goldberg defeats Keiko Orrall to win 2nd term  MassLive.com

    Massachusetts Treasurer Deborah Goldberg, a Democrat, won a second term in office on Tuesday, defeating Republican challenger Keiko Orrall.

    Lottery sends windfall to cities and towns  Eagle-Tribune

    BOSTON -- Business couldn't be better for the State Lottery, which sold a record $5.29 billion in tickets last fiscal year. That also bodes well for cities and towns ...

    Legal sports betting will begin in R.I. casinos later this month  The Boston Globe

    LINCOLN, R.I. — It's a far cry from Vegas, the humble betting window under construction on the grandstand of the Twin River Casino's former horse- and ...

    Question 3: Massachusetts voters uphold transgender rights law  Boston.com

    Massachusetts voters on Tuesday supported a state law that protects transgender people from discrimination in public accommodations. Read more on ...

    State officials smash multimillion-dollar gaming ring; gangster’s stepson was kingpin, prosecutors say  The Boston Globe

    It was a probe into money laundering and illegal gambling that led to last year's discovery of the remains of Donald Eugene Webb buried in his former wife's yard ...

    Here are the Luckiest Places to Buy Lottery Tickets in NH and Mass  wokq.com

    With the Mega Millions jackpot well over a BILLION DOLLARS and the Powerball jackpot over $600 MILLION, I thought you'd like to know some of the luckiest ...

    Combined Lottery jackpot total surpasses $1 billion this week  The Boston Globe

    The combined jackpot total for this week's Mega Millions, Powerball, and in-state Megabucks Doubler lottery drawings has surpassed $1 billion, with the Mega ...

    Hingham family trust wins $4 million in state lottery instant game  The Boston Globe

    A Hingham family trust recently won the first of five $4 million prizes in the Massachusetts State Lottery's “$4,000,000 Instant Jackpot” game, the lottery office ...

    Massachusetts RMV accepting low number plate lottery applications  WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

    The RMV announced that applications for the 2018 Low Number Plate Lottery are now being accepted online or by mail by August 28.

    Mega Millions, Powerball: MAs Biggest Payouts Of 2018  Boston, MA Patch

    Mega Millions, Powerball: MA's Biggest Payouts - Boston, MA - The Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots combined are worth more than half a billion dollars.

    Treasurer: Lottery’s future is online  Boston Herald

    Treasurer Deborah B. Goldberg is looking to the state of Michigan as a model in her mission to get the Massachusetts Lottery online, but some small businesses ...

    What you need to know about the opening of the third recreational marijuana dispensary in Massachusetts  Boston.com

    Eastern Massachusetts is getting its first recreational marijuana dispensary this weekend. But things are going to run a little bit differently than they did at the ...

    The lottery: miracle or curse?  The Massachusetts Daily Collegian

    Winning the jackpot may not be the solution to all your worries.

    Here's why retail marijuana dispensaries in Massachusetts aren't open yet  Boston.com

    Cannabis Control Commission Chairman Steve Hoffman has repeatedly said he expects the state's first recreational marijuana dispensaries to open in “late ...

    Your state-by-state guide to sports betting in light of Supreme Court ruling  USA TODAY

    While the U.S. Supreme Court in May opened the door for sports betting to become legal, it may be at least a year before that occurs in most states.

    Scratch tickets for sale well after top prizes claimed  The Salem News

    BOSTON — The Massachusetts Lottery's Diamond Dazzler scratch ticket boasts one of the biggest payouts of more than 90 instant games on the market.