What you need to know

  • The MGC awarded a temporary, one-year Category 3 Sports Wagering Operator License to American Wagering, Inc. d/b/a Caesars Sportsbook on February 23, 2023 after a competitive bidding process.
  • Caesars Sportsbook received its operations certificate on March 10, 2023 and opened its Massachusetts sportsbook to the public on the same day.
  • Caesars Sportsbook is undergoing a full suitability review by the MGC ahead of a Commission vote on awarding the entity a five-year Category 3 Sports Wagering Operator License.
  • The sports wagering operator licensing fee for a 1-year license is $1 million. Category 3 Sports Wagering Licensees are taxed on 20% of gross sports wagering revenue.
  • Caesars Sportsbook’s Category 3 Sports Wagering Operator License is tethered to Wynn MA, LLC d/b/a Encore Boston Harbor’s Category 1 Sports Wagering Operator License. There are currently five Category 3 Sports Wagering licenses tethered to Category 1 licensees. Caesars Sportsbook is one of two Category 3 licensees tethered to Encore Boston Harbor.

About the Gaming Establishment

Description from the Licensee:

American Wagering, Inc. (“AWI”) has the largest footprint of any sports betting company in North America with sports betting operations in 27 jurisdictions across North America.

AWI’s platform is integrated with a variety of data feeds and live scoreboards from sports around the world and it uses official data feed from the major U.S. sports leagues, including from the MLB, NBA, NHL, and NFL. The Company controls nearly all aspects of the sports wagering experience, employing over 1,750 people in its sports betting and online gaming division. In addition to its technology services, it provides marketing, trading and risk management, customer service, compliance, financial reporting, and responsible gaming as part of its sports and online gaming operations.

Caesars operates a multi-channel digital sports betting offering, with iOS & Android mobile applications as well as a full desktop betting experience.

Caesars Entertainment aims to be an integral part of the communities we are privileged to serve. We play a role in civic life by advancing economic and social development in our communities in ways that help make our communities stronger and more resilient. Through our mobile application and online wagering platform, we offer a dedicated website that allows users to avail themselves of the self-restriction and self-exclusion tools available in the Commonwealth. The websites contain information to assist patrons and users that may be experiencing gambling-related harm.

To learn more about Caesars Sportsbook, visit its website.

The Sportsbook

Status Caesars Sportsbook’s online sportsbook went live in Massachusetts on March 10, 2023.
Headquarters Las Vegas, NV
Customer Service Customer Support Webpage | Contact Customer Support | Customer Support Live Chat
License Status Awarded temporary, 1-year Category 3 Sports Wagering Operator License. Currently undergoing full suitability review  ahead of vote on  five-year Category 3 Sports Wagering Operator License.
Tethered to: Encore Boston Harbor
Job Listings Caesars Sportsbook Careers
House Rules Caesars Sportsbook House Rules – Went live on 3.6.24
Operations Certificate American Wagering, Inc. Operations Certificate
Sports Wagering Application Documents Application | Notice of Intent | Scoping Survey | Final Licensing Decision

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