Massachusetts Council on Gaming and Health Wins the 2023 American Gambling Awards Responsible Gaming Award

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NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)– The American Gambling Awards is pleased to announce the Massachusetts Council on Gaming and Health (MACGH) has won the 2023 “Responsible Gaming Award.” The American Gambling Awards is produced by Group Limited (Nasdaq: GAMB) (“ Group” or the “Group”), a leading provider of player acquisition services for the regulated global online gambling industry. […]

WCVB: ‘Doing real harm’: Survey looks at impact of sports betting

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Chief Communications Officer Phil Sherwood spoke to WCVB’s Angel Salcedo about how the accessibility of sports betting apps is driving dangerous trends found in a recent Men’s Health survey. Out of 3,800 men surveyed, 61 percent bet on sports either daily or weekly Of the men surveyed who place sports bets, 34 percent say it […]

State House News Service: More than 1,400 opting out of legal gaming in Massachusetts

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Since the launch of legalized sports betting, more Bay Staters are opting out of legal gaming in Massachusetts and enrolling in Voluntary Self-Exclusion. Chief Operations Officer Chelsea Turner unpacked the numbers and shared how the GameSense team is meeting these new demands for State House News Service. Learn more about pausing play with Voluntary Self-Exclusion. […]

Guest Contributor: The House Always Wins

Haraden Bottomley, a journalism major at Boston College, shared his personal reflections on sports betting and its impact on college campuses.  With the recent expansion of legalized sports betting in Massachusetts, we welcomed his unique perspective as a college student in this growing, ever-evolving world. Chief Communications Officer Phil Sherwood provided background for the piece. […]

NBC Boston: Concerns in push to legalize online lottery

The Massachusetts Lottery is considering online lottery play options. MACGH sees a critical opportunity to educate patrons and support those at-risk. CEO Marlene Warner shares more with NBC 10 Boston’s Oscar Margáin. Watch the interview. 

State House News Service: A skeptical Mass. Senate eyes latest online lottery proposal

Since Massachusetts’ expansion of legalized sports betting, more individuals are opting to enroll in Voluntary Self-Exclusion and reaching out to ask gambling-related questions. So when it comes to the possibility of online lottery play, it’s on Massachusetts to prioritize player health. Chief Operations Officer Chelsea Turner shares more with Sam Drysdale of the State House […]

New Sports Betting Self-Exclusion in Place for March Madness

Amidst March Madness and Mobile Betting Launch, Massachusetts Unveils New Voluntary Self-Exclusion Option for Sports Fans Sports Wagering Voluntary Self-Exclusion offers new option within state responsible gambling program as nearly one in 5 Americans are betting on sports Option available for individuals to self-exclude today Massachusetts — Bay State sports fans now have a new […]