Industry News of the Day for April 27, 2021

Sports League News: 

  • Play USA, 4.26.21: IndyCar expects sports betting partner this season 
    • NTT IndyCar Series chairman Mark Miles expects his open wheel circuit to sign an official sports betting partner by the end of the 17-race season. As with everything surrounding the North American open wheel series, the Indianapolis 500 will be at the center of any deal. 

New York: 

  • Legal Sports Report, 4.27.21: Opinion: Tribal Gaming Issues Loom Over Mobile NY Sports Betting Deal 
    • The deal announced as part of Andrew Cuomo’s massive budget does not appear to be the best option for a competitive environment for consumers, nor does it look like the best way to maximize revenue for the state. (Seriously, just auction one or two licenses off if you want to maximize revenue.) 





  • Play IA, 4.26.21: There’s No NFL Draft Betting In Iowa, But That Could Change Eventually 
    • Most states with legalized sports betting allow you bet on whether the country’s best TE is taken before or after the sixth pick. Football fans in Illinois, for example, can bet on whether the Chicago Bears address offense or defense with their first selection.