Matthew Waters

Matthew Waters is a reporter covering legal sports betting and the gambling industry. Previous stops include Fantini Research and various freelance jobs covering professional and amateur sports in Delaware and the Philadelphia area.

Massachusetts sports betting

Analysis: There Are 14 Massachusetts Sports Betting Bills But Which Can Make It?

Legal sports betting in Massachusetts clearly has support with 14 bills filed this session. Now legislators have to figure out which one is best. Of those 14 bills, there are a total of 11 different proposals. Two bills already have counterparts in the opposite chambers while another two House proposals are similar other than where […] Read More
Posted on: February 23, 2021 | Regulation Sports Betting | Matthew Waters
Georgia sports betting

Senate Committee Debates Georgia Sports Betting Bill Constitutionality

This year’s first Senate hearing on sports betting in Georgia brought out the usual voices speaking against a gambling-related issue. Sen. Jeff Mullis introduced SB 142, which would legalize GA sports betting through the lottery, to the Regulated Industries and Utilities Committee Thursday. Many in the room were familiar with sports betting proposals. The committee […] Read More
Posted on: February 22, 2021 | Regulation Sports Betting | Matthew Waters

BetMGM Growing As Contender For Sports Betting Medal Stand

BetMGM went from being live in three states to start 2020 to 10 at the end of the year, with “sustainable” leadership positions. That’s according to MGM Resorts CEO Bill Hornbuckle, who gave the joint venture with Entain significant attention during MGM’s year-end earnings call Wednesday. BetMGM closed 2020 with $178 million in net revenue, […] Read More
Posted on: February 12, 2021 | Sports Betting | Matthew Waters
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