Mass. sports betting: The vast catalog of bettable contests

BOSTON — In-person sports betting launched Tuesday in Massachusetts with gamers legally wager on an array of contests ranging from football and basketball to darts and bull riding.

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission last week approved a vast catalogue of bettable contests for in-person wagers at Plainridge Park Casino in Plainville, MGM Springfield, and Encore Boston Harbor in Everett.

The list includes the following sporting activities:

  • Australian rules football
  • badminton
  • baseball/softball
  • basketball
  • biathlon
  • billiards
  • bowling
  • bowls
  • bull riding/rodeo
  • boxing
  • cricket
  • cycling
  • darts
  • disc
  • floorball
  • football
  • futsal
  • golf
  • handball
  • field hockey
  • ice hockey
  • lacrosse
  • mixed martial arts
  • racing
  • netball
  • pesapallo
  • rowing
  • rugby league
  • rugby union
  • sailing
  • snooker
  • soccer
  • beach soccer
  • special events
  • swimming
  • table tennis
  • tennis
  • volleyball
  • water polo

Additions could be made to the catalogue before mobile betting launches in March.

Wagering on high school and youth sports or athletic events, and non-tournament college sporting events are not allowed under Massachusetts’ betting law.

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