Industry News of the Day for April 23, 2019

Industry News of the Day for April 23, 2019

Industry News:

Iowa:

Indiana:

West Virginia:

New Mexico:

  • Santa Fe New Mexican, 4.20.19 – Early Line Indicates New Mexico Sportsbooks Good For Casinos
    • The business of legalized sports betting in New Mexico is, to borrow the phrase, paying off. The state’s only legal sportsbooks — at Buffalo Thunder Resort & Casino north of Santa Fe and Santa Ana Star Casino northwest of Albuquerque — are up and running. By most accounts, business is better than expected.

Rhode Island:

Mississippi:

  • Sports Handle, 4.22.19 – Mississippi Handle Rises, Courtesy March Madness
    • With the NFL season completely over but basketball dominating at Mississippi sportsbooks, the state saw an increase in betting handle and hold in March. According to the Mississippi Gaming Commission’s March revenue report, Mississippi sportsbooks wrote $32.4 million in sports betting tickets and had a 15 percent hold, resulting in $2.5 million in taxable revenue, all of which were big reversals compared to February.