Sports wagering bill passed by Massachusetts House

| By Marese O'Hagan
A bill that aims to introduce sports betting in Massachusetts has been passed by the state House and referred to the Committee on Senate Ways and Means in a major development for sports wagering in the state.

The bill, House Bill 3974, outlines a tax of 12.5% for license holders each month, with license fees of $5.0m regardless of which license category an operator is eligible for. It was passed 156-3.

The Senate must now approve its own version of the bill – Senate Bill 269.

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