Industry News of the Day for April 10, 2019


New Jersey:


  • Legal Sports Report, 4.9.19 – Indiana Sports Betting Bill Clears Committee, Heads To House Floor For Vote
    • Indiana sports betting is moving toward the front of the line for legalized, state-regulated wagering. On Tuesday, the House Ways and Means Committee advanced an IN sports betting bill (S 552) by a 17-6 vote, sending it to the floor. The Senate already passed a version of this bill in February, albeit with a few small differences to reconcile across chambers.
  • AP, 4.9.19 – Sports Betting Bill Gains Traction In Tennessee
    • A House committee advanced Democratic Rep. Rick Staples’ legislation Tuesday to allow statewide mobile and interactive sports gambling, without brick-and-mortar betting locations.
  • AP, 4.9.19 – Indiana Sports Betting, New Casinos Won’t Mean Windfall
    • A top Indiana budget writer doesn’t expect much of a state tax revenue boost if legislators approve proposals to legalize sports betting and allow new casinos in Gary and Terre Haute.


Federal News:

Overall Industry News:

  • Fortune, 4.10.19 – Inside The Battle For The Future Of Sports Betting
    • This spring, Americans spent $8.5 billion indulging in a time-honored vice: wagering on college basketball games. But this year, things have been a little different. It was the first NCAA Tournament since the Supreme Court’s landmark decision last May to overturn the federal ban on sports betting, which for decades had largely restricted the activity to the casinos and sports books of Nevada.