Industry News of the Day for April 17, 2019





  • Sports Handle, 4.17.19 – Louisiana Lawmakers Talk Sports Betting Taxes
    • Louisiana lawmakers took a first step regarding legal sports betting on Tuesday when the House Ways and Means Committee considered how to it, as well as taxation for fantasy sports contests and medical marijuana. State Senator Danny Martiny (R-District 10) filed a bill ahead of the session that would legalize sports wagering.
  • The Advocate, 4.16.19 – First step complete: Louisiana bill giving gambling proceeds to childhood education moves on
    • Legislation to legalize betting on college and professional sports hasn’t been heard yet, but a Louisiana House committee Tuesday agreed on how to collect the taxes and to send the money primarily to benefit early childhood education.


  • Little Village Magazine, 4.16.19 – Letter to the editor: Bets off, Iowa
    • Iowa casinos want the out-of-state billionaire carpetbaggers like DraftKings and FanDuel to serve as bookies for the casinos — handling their sports and fantasy games wagers.



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