Massachusetts has released revenue numbers for June of 2023 that show that gambling revenue has increased substantially since incorporating mobile sports gambling options.
For June of 2023, domestic casinos and mobile sportsbooks generated combined gross revenues of $132.8 million in taxable income for the month. Below we will look at how the state generated that revenue and all the 18+ gambling options in the state.
Domestic MA Casinos
There are currently three domestic casino locations in Massachusetts: Plainridge Park Casino, MGM Springfield, and Encore Boston Harbor. The domestic casinos produced $104 million in GGR for March. Encore was the top earner with $65.5 million in revenue, which gave the state $15.5 million in taxes.
MA collected $323.5 million in wagers from retail and online bets in the state for June 2023.
Mobile Sportsbooks In Massachusetts
For June 2023, only three retail sportsbooks were open for the month, all located at the domestic casinos already in operation. However, six mobile sportsbooks operate inside the state.
- Barstool Sportsbook
- Caesars Sportsbook
The MA sportsbooks produced $47.06 million in revenue for the state. The sportsbooks took over $569 million in legal sports bets throughout the month.
18+ Gambling Options For MA Players
The state gambling age for casinos and sports betting is 21, but 18-year-olds can bet on the lottery, bingo, and horse racing.
18+ Massachusetts casinos operate outside the United States and can legally accept bets from their jurisdiction. Offshore casinos ask that their players abide by federal gambling laws to assure their account holders aren’t breaking any rules.
For sports bettors, there are also popular 18+ sportsbooks that operate from offshore. Online sportsbooks typically offer more betting options than their domestic counterparts, and there are few restrictions on what sports can be wagered on.