GMA quoted at MassLive.com
College sports betting, esports, diversity mandate: Here’s what’s in the Massachusetts House’s sports betting bill
by Steph Solis
The Massachusetts House on Thursday passed a sports betting legalization bill, backing wagers on collegiate sports, esports and fantasy contests.
Lawmakers spent six hours reviewing 28 amendments before approving the bill, 156 to 3.
A Boston legislator’s efforts to offer professional sports teams a shot at sports betting licenses didn’t get a vote. Instead, lawmakers passed an updated version of Rep. Jay Livingstone’s amendment to study on whether the teams should be able to apply for licenses.
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