Caesars Begins Taking Mobile Bets in Mass.

Caesars Begins Taking Mobile Bets in Mass.
Fact Checked by Pat McLoone

Caesars Sportsbook launched its mobile Massachusetts sports betting app in the Bay State Friday morning at 10 a.m., along with five other mobile providers.

The others are:

Caesars Sportsbook is now live and fully operational in 30 states and North American jurisdictions, 22 of which are mobile.

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First Mobile Bets Placed

The first official mobile bet taken Friday morning by Caesars was $15 on Alabama A&M's moneyline (+130) against Texas Southern in the SWAC men's basketball tournament and the first parlay placed was a $1,000 two-leg college basketball wager, Purdue ML + Alabama ML (-149 total).

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What Are They Saying?

“With the sports calendar gaining momentum and multiple Massachusetts teams having remarkable seasons, it’s a great time to bring a new entertainment experience to sports fans in the Commonwealth,” said Eric Hession, president of Caesars Digital, in a news release.

“Caesars Sportsbook is primed to deliver a best-in-class sports wagering experience to Massachusetts sports fans, and we’d like to thank the Massachusetts Gaming Commission for approving our expansion into the Bay State.”

Retail Soon?

Pending approval by the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC), Caesars Sportsbook plans to offer in-person sports wagering and convenient mobile account cash deposits at legendary Raynham Park, just south of Boston.

Caesars Sportsbook at Raynham Park will open as a temporary sportsbook inside its current simulcasting facility in spring 2023 before expanding to a 30,000-square-foot sportsbook inside one of the biggest standalone sports betting and pari-mutuel simulcasting establishments in the nation.

How the State Got Here

Legislation for legal Massachusetts sports betting was approved on Aug. 1, 2022 and signed into law by then-Gov. Charlie Baker on Aug. 10.

On Dec. 21, the MGC voted unanimously that Caesars Massachusetts Sportsbook is preliminarily suitable for a temporary Category 3 (mobile) sports wagering operator license, which will be tethered to the Category 1 (retail) license awarded to Encore Boston Harbor.

Three casinos with retail sportsbooks opened on Jan. 31: Plainridge Park Casino (Barstool Massachusetts Sportsbook), MGM Springfield (BetMGM Massachusetts Sportsbook) and Encore Boston Harbor in Everett (WynnBET).



Lou Monaco had been East Coast Scene columnist for Gaming Today in Las Vegas since June 2019, covering the East Coast sportsbook scene. He also currently is a part-time writer for the high school sports department for NJ Advanced Media ( in Iselin, NJ. Lou has over 30 years sports experience with previous stints at ESPN SportsTicker, Daily Racing Form and Oddschecker.

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