Industry News of the Day for March 17, 2020

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  • Fortune, 3.17.20 – Belarusian Soccer? Bettors Scramble For Games Amid US Coronavirus Sports Blackout (DraftKings)
    • The temporary halt to the U.S. sports calendar has left gambling services scrambling to find something for clients to bet on.
  • My Legal Bookie, 3.17.20 – Sports Betting And The Law : Subscribe (Ifrah Law)
    • My Legal Bookie is a must-read publication for news, case summaries, articles, and strategies concerning sports betting, gaming and the law. Our goal is not just to inform, but to help share solutions with industry participants, including: leagues, teams, facilities, sponsors, event promoters. My Legal Bookie is available free of charge to members of the sports industry.

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  • 4WWL, 3.16.20 – Louisiana’s Legislative Session Pushed Back By Coronavirus Pandemic
    • Louisiana’s annual law making session in Baton Rouge will be postponed in an effort to curb the spread of the new coronavirus, legislators announced Monday. Prior to the pandemic, legislators were set to consider whether to legalize sports betting and recreational marijuana.