Massachusetts Looking To Legalize Online Gambling
January 16, 2017
Online gambling has been a source of contention in a variety of states. The issue stems from a battle between those who disagree with gambling and those who see it as a boon to the treasuries of various states. They look at the tax dollars that can be collected from online gambling and see it as something that they want to take a closer look at.
Massachusetts is a state that prides itself heavily on the education system that it has established for its citizens. As a result the state is interested in legalizing online gambling in order to collect more money for education.
Online gambling is an activity that many people all throughout the country like to participate in. A lot of that money goes to offshore companies and other sketchy characters which does not benefit Americans in any way.
Some games such as Keno have saturated the Massachusetts market but there is plenty of room for growth when it comes to the online gambling market. This is why the State Assembly has officially taken up some bills to consider legalizing online gambling within the borders of the state.
There is a decent amount of competition between the land based casinos, daily fantasy sports, and the Keno games. The online gambling community is excited about possibly getting a start in the state. They know that the people in the state already enjoy gambling at land based casinos, so there is plenty of reason to believe that the online gambling activities would be quite vibrant.
Online a few states in the whole country have legalized online gambling. This is important because there are not a lot of places where someone can play online. Some players even cross state borders if they are near enough just to play online games.