Industry News of the Day for April 24, 2020

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  • Legal Sports Report, 4.24.20 – Finally, An End To Years Of Madness In The Illinois DFS Saga
    • The 2015 opinion by Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan concluded that daily fantasy sports (DFS) violated state gambling law. The 2020 decision by the Illinois Supreme Court determined at least some daily fantasy contests are games of skill and are, therefore, permissible within the Prairie State.



  • KLCC, 4.23.20 – The New Favorite For Oregon Sports Bettors? Russian Table Tennis
    • With nearly all organized sports shut down worldwide due to the coronavirus, gamblers looking to place their sports wagers through the Oregon Lottery have slim pickings. And that’s caused the number of wagers placed to drop dramatically.


  • Law360, 4.23.20 – Okla. Leaders Fault 2 Tribes’ New Gaming Compacts With Gov. (subscription paywall)
    • The Comanche Nation and Otoe-Missouria Tribe’s newly signed gaming compacts with Oklahoma Gov. Kevin J. Stitt have drawn criticism from lawmakers and the state attorney general, who question the validity of the deals announced right after the governor moved to release the two tribes from a gambling suit.
  • The ADA News, 4.24.20 – Legislative Leaders Say Stitt’s Compacts Not Lawful
    • State House and Senate leaders sent a pointed letter to Oklahoma’s governor Wednesday evening, warning him not to “waste” resources submitting the two new gaming compacts for federal review.