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Trump presidency could spur legalized sports betting

Internet, Mobile & Sports Betting

 

Internet, Mobile & Sports Betting

Chairman of EL Sport Committee, Torbjørn Almlid, noted “It is clear that the setting up of national platforms, cooperation and sharing of information among all relevant stakeholders, as also required by the Macolin Convention, are vital for the fight against the phenomenon. Lotteries all over Europe are already actively contributing towards this direction. As highlighted by many speakers, though, illegal betting operators pose obstacles and undermine the efficient information sharing among the national actors and it is vital that states need take concrete measures against illegal betting.”

Online Lottery sorely missed amid coronavirus crisis

Massachusetts is literally poorer because of it, a misstep highlighted by the COVID-19 outbreak and its financial fallout. It wasn’t for State Treasurer Deb Goldberg’s lack of trying. She sent a bill legalizing an online Massachusetts State Lottery to lawmakers in December 2018. Sen. Eric P. Lesser, D-Longmeadow, noted at the time: “It’s impossible to envision the lottery surviving without going online,” said Lesser. But the Legislature didn’t bite. Not even the example of neighboring states New Hampshire and Maine, which offered online lottery options and reaped the fiscal benefits, could budge Beacon Hill.

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