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Massachusetts Dept. of Public Health sees spike in people seeking help for gambling problems

BOSTON - The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) said it's seen a significant increase in people calling for help with gambling problems and a lot of those calls are from people who say sports betting is their problem."I...

More are calling the Mass. problem gambling helpline — some for IT help

The state's problem gambling helpline saw a big jump in calls in the months after Massachusetts launched legal sports betting last year, but a public health official said Wednesday that most of that increase was due to calls from...

Sports wagering banner year: billions bet, millions for Massachusetts

The sports wagering industry in Massachusetts is on fire. In the year that’s passed since the Bay State began to allow gambling on professional and some college sports, more than $6.2 billions dollars has been spent on sports wagering by...

Mass. launches youth sports betting safety coalition

With college sports tournaments taking place at both ends of Massachusetts this week, Attorney General Andrea Joy Campbell on Thursday announced the launch of a public-private partnership to focus on the risks of sports betting and gambling among young...

Celtics Lab 247: Stretch run, blurred lines; new media and gambling in the NBA with Sopan Deb

Fans of the Boston Celtics (and, truthfully, the entire league) can’t watch their favorite team without a gambling segment, an ad about betting, or an opportunity to gamble. And when the game ends, more and more of the players...

Report: MGM Resorts considering sale of casinos in Mass. and Ohio

MGM Resorts International is considering selling its casinos in Springfield, Massachusetts, and Northfield Park, Ohio, according to a report from Bloomberg News, which cited people with knowledge on the matter. The company, which operates 31 casinos globally, began consulting financial...
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Each Zodiac Sign’s Weekly Love Horoscope From Now To June 2

To love is to live, and to live is to love. That's the eccentric energy of this week, between...
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