Industry News of the Day for April 3, 2019


  • The Detroit News, 4.2.19 – Editorial: Lawmakers, take a bet on online gaming
    • At the end of the legislative session in December, former Gov. Rick Snyder vetoed a bipartisan bill to legalize online gaming. Lawmakers are reviving the proposal, and it’s worth studying.


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  • Journal Topics, 4.3.19 – Proposal Looks To Limit Sports Betting Sites
    • A fifth proposal to allow sports betting in Illinois surfaced late last week when an affiliate of Rivers Casino presented a plan to only allow the state’s 10 brick and mortar riverboat casinos and three horse racing tracks to be licensed to operate the new form of legal gambling.


  • Sports Report, 4.3.19 – Bet On It: Montana May Be First to Legalize in 2019
    • Given the speed with which Montana is moving a trio of sports betting bills through its state legislature, it’s probably a good bet that the Big Sky state will be the first to legalize sports wagering in 2019.


  • Sports Handle, 4.2.19 – Arkansas Sports Betting Bill Bans Wagering On Special Olympics, WWE
    • There are dozens of sports betting bills across the country, but one filed in Arkansas on Monday is rather unique. Among other things, it includes a prohibition against wagering on the Special Olympics, WWE events and American Kennel Club dog shows.


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  • Sports Handle, 4.2.19 – Q&A With Keith McDonnell On League-Gaming Sponsorships In The U.S.
    • International expert in the online gaming space, Keith McDonnell, founded KMI Gaming in 2011, which consults in the regulated online gambling sector. McDonnell has helped companies big and small execute marketing strategies, among other things, and has brokered sponsorship and corporate deals.

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