Coalition of bars, restaurants and private clubs asks Massachusetts Senate to legalize sports betting and include them as license holders

Jan 11, 2022

Nearly 90 bars, restaurants and private clubs urged the Massachusetts Senate on Tuesday afternoon to legalize sports betting in the commonwealth this year, in an urgent bid to support and include their small businesses as the coronavirus pandemic languishes.

In a letter to all 40 state senators, the group of business owners and managers endorsed a sports wagering bill from Sen. Adam Gomez, writing it would increase tax revenue for Massachusetts, bolster “geographic fairness” for residents who do not live near casinos, and provide a safe option for betting.-

Source: MassLive