If you live in the Bay State and are looking forward to March Madness, have we got great news for you. The Massachusetts Gaming Commission now has a specific date in mind for the launch of its online sports betting market – Friday, March 10th at 10am.
Which Apps Can Massachusetts Bettors Wager With?
WynnBET was the first operator to receive a license to operate in Massachusetts online sports betting market in December 2022. A month later, six other operators joined the group, with DraftKings, FanDuel, Bally Bet, Betr, PointsBet, and Betway having been given the go-ahead to launch their mobile sportsbooks in the state.
All-in-all, there are 11 sportsbooks that have received mobile sports betting licenses. Barstool, BetMGM, Caesars and WynnBet round out the full list of operators that will be going live with Massachusetts sports betting online.
So players in Massachusetts will have plenty of choice when it comes to picking an online sportsbook to register with. There is certainly going to be some steep competition, so we expect the sports betting bonuses sports betting bonuses on offer to be incredibly generous.
Super Bowl Betting in Massachusetts
The Super Bowl is only a few days away and, even though mobile sports betting won launch until March, sports fans in the state can still bet on the big event. That’s because retail betting went live in Massachusetts last week.
In-person sports betting is officially live in Massachusetts as of 10 a.m. Tuesday morning. Here's what it looked like at MGM Springfield and Encore Boston Harbor. #mapoli #sportsbetting https://t.co/vYpbbE9Tir
— Chris Van Buskirk (@byChrisVan) January 31, 2023
So, if you’re willing to head to a sportsbook in person, you’ll be able to bet on the Super Bowl. There are currently three retail sportsbooks accepting wagers in Massachusetts:
- BetMGM at MGM Springfield
- WynnBet at the Encore Boston Harbour in Everett
- Barstool Sportsbook at the Plainridge Park Casino
MA Sports Betting to Go Live Just in Time for March Madness
March Madness is the Super Bowl for basketball fans, and the sports betting numbers prove it. During last year’s tournament, the American Gaming Association estimated that over $3 billion was spent betting on college basketball teams.
There are some rules regarding college sports betting but it shouldn’t affect the majority of bettors in the Massachusetts. As it stands, college betting is permitted but not on in-state teams.
Just over one month to go until online sports betting goes live in Massachusetts, and we’re sure there’s going to be a tremendous response!