In-Person Sports Betting Is Officially Live in Massachusetts
Blake Nissen for The Boston Globe via Getty Images. Pictured: The steps of the Massachusetts State House.
In-person Massachusetts sports betting officially launched at 10 a.m. on Tuesday.
Massachusetts is the second state to launch sports betting this year after Ohio went live with online and retail sports betting on New Year’s Day. While an official go-live date for online sports betting has yet to be announced, all indications are that mobile wagering will launch in Massachusetts sometime before March Madness.
Bay State bettors will be able to place their in-person wagers at three different casinos after the Massachusetts Gaming Commission awarded operation certificates to them on Monday.
Massachusetts Casino Sports Betting Locations
BetMGM and MGM Springfield Casino
Address: One MGM Way, Springfield, MA 01103
Phone Number: 413-273-5000
BetMGM Sportsbook Hours of Operation:
- Monday-Thursday— 11 a.m.-11 p.m.
- Friday — 11 a.m.-midnight
- Saturday — 10 a.m.-midnight
- Sunday — 10 a.m.-11 p.m.
State bettors can visit the MGM Springfield Casino near the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield. This is BetMGM‘s 21st legal state and second launch this year (Ohio being the first). MGM Springfield’s sportsbook lounge offers a massive 45-foot screen, 40 TVs, 18 sports betting kiosks, eight POS terminals, two lounges, extensive seating, a bar, and a pizza counter.
Barstool Sportsbook and Plainridge Park Casino
Address: 301 Washington St, Plainville, MA 02762
Phone Number: 508-576-4500
Barstool Sportsbook Hours of Operation: Plainridge Park Casino has a ribbon today starting at 1 PM ET. Barstool Sportsbook hours have yet to be released.
Like BetMGM, Barstool Sportsbook is batting 2-for-2 this year by launching in Ohio and Massachusetts. This launch marks Barstool’s 15th live state. As far as sportsbook offerings, bettors have access to 18 kiosks and five betting windows. Since Barstool is still under investigation, Plainridge Park will take the reins of Barstool’s sportsbook lounge. Plainridge Park Casino less than an hour southwest of Boston in Plainville and 30-minutes north of Providence, Rhode Island.
WynnBET Sportsbook and Encore Boston Harbor
Address: 1 Broadway, Everett, MA 02149
Hours of Operation:
- Monday-Sunday: 9 a.m.-midnight (betting windows)
- Monday-Sunday: 9 a.m.-2 a.m. (venue area)
Phone Number: 857-770-7000
The debut of WynnBET Sportsbook in Massachusetts comes over a year after their last launch in New York. This is WynnBET’s 10th live state as the Vegas-based operator becomes the seventh sportsbook to launch in at least 10 states in the U.S. This is a major launch for WynnBET because they are the first sportsbook to launch in Boston. WynnBET’s sportsbook lounge has more than 70 TVs, an 123-foot video wall, over 100 kiosks, 10 sports betting windows, and food and drinks from Shake Shack and Frank & Nick’s Restaurant.
Other Massachusetts Sportsbooks Launching Soon
Here are the other Massachusetts sportsbooks that are expected to be available by March.
- Caesars (partnered with Raynham Park)
- Bally Bet
We’ll provide updates on any new Massachusetts sports betting offers and launch dates before online betting goes live later this year.
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