Industry News in the Day for March 4, 2019

iDEA Growth in the News:

  • Gambling Compliance, 3.4.19 – Judge’s Objection Leads To Wire Act Compliance (iDEA Growth mentioned in article)
    • A stern message from a federal judge may have convinced the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) to extend the deadline from April to June for lotteries and gaming companies to comply with its new interpretation of the federal Wire Act of 1961.
  • Gambling News, 3.4.19 – DOJ to Extend Wire Act Opinion Grace Period by 60 Days (iDEA Growth mentioned in article)
    • The Department of Justice (DOJ) has been the first to budge in the saga surrounding the latest Wire Act Opinion.
  • iGaming Business, 3.4.19 – DoJ set to extend Wire Act non-enforcement window
    • The Department of Justice (DoJ) is set to extend the window in which it will not enforce its revised interpretation of the Wire Act, according to sources close to the matter.

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New York:


  • Sports Handle, 3.2.19 – Mobile Sports Betting Bill In Tennessee A ‘Work In Progress’
    • A plan to allow sports betting in Tennessee cleared an early hurdle on Wednesday when a House subcommittee advanced the measure. It was the first significant development for the legislation since it was pre-filed in early November.



North Carolina:

  • The News & Observer, 2.28.19 – Cherokee casinos make first bet on sports wagering in North Carolina
    • When the ACC and its schools started to wrestle with the implications of legal wagering on sporting events last summer, it all seemed very theoretical and far away, even as one state within the ACC’s footprint hustled to allow it after last May’s Supreme Court decision.

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iDEA Growth Member News:

  • AP, 3.3.19 – Net bets push Golden Nugget casino near top in Atlantic City
    • Don’t look now, but a new contender is quietly rising to the upper echelon of Atlantic City’s casino market. In recent years, the Golden Nugget has steadily — and stealthily — grown its gambling revenue and market share, surpassing better known, bigger rivals.

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