Industry News of the Day for April 25, 2019

Industry News of the Day for April 25, 2019

Industry News:

  • AP, 4.23.19 – Handful Of US States Are Poised To Legalize Sports Betting
    • The number of states allowing sports betting is poised to expand. Governors in Montana and Iowa are considering measures that would allow residents to wager on sports, while Indiana lawmakers are scheduled to approve their own version as early as Wednesday.

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Rhode Island:

  • Legal Sports Report, 4.25.19 – Don’t Expect Rhode Island Sports Betting To Go Mobile Anytime Soon
    • Despite approving mobile RI sports betting this legislative session, the state does not plan to launch its app for months. A source close to the process tells Legal Sports Report that the goal for Rhode Island sports betting is a fourth-quarter start to mobile wagering.

Colorado:

  • US Bets, 4.23.19 – Colorado Lawmaker To Casinos: -120 Lines Are Unfair
    • A Colorado sports betting hearing on Monday went well for the recently introduced legislation, as the House Finance Committee approved it by a 9-1 vote. Under the bill, the state’s existing casinos would be allowed to have both retail and mobile sports wagering.