Industry News of the Day for August 3, 2022

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  • Sports Handle, 8.3.22 – Unpacking Massachusetts’ Bill: College Ban, Data Mandate, Extra Fees, And More
    • Massachusetts lawmakers went into overtime Monday to pass a statewide mobile sports betting bill that would prohibit wagering on local college teams but would allow for up to 15 digital platforms. H 5164 was lauded by politicians and bettors, but has a few hidden items that may raise an eyebrow for stakeholders, including an official league data mandate and what appears to be an additional $1 million-per-year payment from stand-alone digital operators into the state’s problem and responsible gaming fund.
  • Gaming Today, 8.2.22 – Which Sportsbooks Will Receive Massachusetts Sports Betting Licenses?
    • Massachusetts sports betting will bring more than 20 legal sportsbooks to the Bay State – including 15 mobile sports betting apps. As for which online sportsbooks will be licensed in the state, the smart money is on top-performing sportsbooks already live in New England and neighboring states. [Jason Robbins, CEO, DraftKings]