• May 19, 2024

Encore Boston Harbor sports betting license granted by Massachusetts regulator

On Thursday, December 8, Massachusetts gaming regulator granted a sports betting license to Everett-based Encore Boston Harbor, making it the state’s first legal sports wagering operator.

One step ahead of the competition:

In addition to Encore, two other iGaming operators applied for a Massachusetts license and were the subject of long hearings over the past three days, MGM Springfield and Plainridge Park Casino.

But Encore won, by a of 5-0 commission vote, because they had an excellent casino application according to the Massachusetts Gaming Commission.

The Massachusetts regulator said: “We voted to grant the license following a presentation and review of the casino’s application. However, Encore officials will still need …

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