Industry News of the Day for April 23, 2020

iDEA Growth Member News:

  • Gaming Intelligence, 4.23.20 – Sportradar Boosts Betting Options Despite Sports Stoppage
    • Sportradar has released figures showing an 11 per cent growth in its sports content and coverage compared to this time last year, despite the postponement or cancellation of live sports due to COVID-19.

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  • Sports Handle, 4.22.20 – Tag, You’re It: VA Lawmakers Set to Send Sports Betting Back To Governor
    • Virginia lawmakers continued their back-and-forth on sports betting Wednesday when the General Assembly and Senate met in separate tents on the state house grounds for a one-day reconvened session, and each accepted gubernatorial amendments to sports betting bills.
  • Gambling Compliance, 4.23.20 – Massive Virginia Gaming Expansion Including Casinos And Sports Betting Becomes Law (subscription paywall)
    • Virginia’s General Assembly has finalized the state’s most significant gaming expansion since the formation of the Virginia Lottery in 1987 by approving amendments to three bills that legalize casino gaming, online sports betting, and at least temporarily, skill gaming machines.


New Jersey:

  • Asbury Park Press, 4.22.20 – NJ Sports Betting: NFL Draft A Glimmer Of Hope For Beleaguered Industry
    • With no games being played – at least between teams anyone’s ever heard of – the question of where Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa will get selected this week takes on greater importance with gamblers in New Jersey, where sports betting gross revenue was down 58.3 percent year-over-year in March.


New Hampshire: