Industry News of the Day for April 20, 2021

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  • Michigan Biz, 4.20.21: Michigan sports betting gets March Madness boost
    • Internet gaming and online sports betting receipts each increased nearly 20 percent in March over the previous month, continuing steady growth for Michigan’s sector that launched in January. 


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  • Legal Sports Report, 4.19.21: Alabama Sports Betting Could Reach The Ballot In 2022 
    • Last week, the Senate passed a constitutional amendment, 23-9, that would put a comprehensive gaming and lottery bill on the ballot for voters in November 2022. Senate Bill 319 started as a lottery bill, but three amendments added casino gaming and sports betting language. 



  • Legal Sports Report, 4.19.21: Could California Follow NY With Mobile Sports Betting? Not So Fast 
    • Mobile NY sports betting might have limped across the finish line this month, but don’t expect California to follow suit. Online sports betting in the Golden State is at least 5-10 years away, according to panelists on an IGB-run tribal gaming webinar Tuesday. 



  • Gaming Today, 4.19.21: Ohio Sports Betting Bill Nears The Finish Line 
    • Ohio state Sen. Kirk Schuring (R) is charged with getting sports betting legislation on the table in Columbus. This morning the chairman of the Senate Select on Gaming went on local radio and said lawmakers are close to having a final product. 


  • Legal Sports Report, 4.19.21: Washington Sports Betting Deal With Tulalip Tribes Puts Football Season In View 
    • The state of Washington reached its first tribal sports betting compact agreement Friday. The Washington State Gambling Commission announced its tentative agreement with the Tulalip Tribes of Washington. The tribe operates two gaming facilities in the state and likely will be the first to offer sports betting in Washington.