Sport League News:
- Legal Sports Report, 4.1.21 – WHICH COMPANY WON THE BATTLE FOR NFL DATA RIGHTS?
- The NFL has chosen Genius Sports as its official data supplier following a competitive bidding process, according to a press release sent Thursday.
Overall Industry News:
- SBC Americas, 4.5.21 – NCPG national and state report sheds new light on gambling habits
- The National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG) has released a National Detailed Report and State Detailed Reports as a follow up to The National Survey of Gambling Attitudes and Gambling Experiences (NGAGE) 1.0, which provided an overview of trends at the national and state levels. The reports can be found at www.ncpgsurvey.org.
- Legal Sports Report, 4.1.21 – WHERE NEGOTIATIONS STAND ON MOBILE NY SPORTS BETTING ON EASTER WEEKEND
- The chatter around mobile NY sports betting is certainly more positive than from Monday, though there are still plenty of questions. According to Assemblyman Gary Pretlow, New York sports betting will expand to mobile in “some form.”
- Democrat & Chronicle, 4.4.21 – NY budget: $5B tax deal, mobile sports betting to fund middle-class breaks, SUNY tuition freeze
- New York lawmakers and Gov. Andrew Cuomo were nearing a budget deal Sunday that would raise about $5 billion in a year in new revenue through higher taxes on the rich and legalizing mobile sports betting.
- Sports Handle, 4.3.21 – Sportsbooks Scramble To Get Last-Minute Remote Signups In Illinois
- The surprising decision Friday by Gov. JB Pritzker to let Executive Order 2020-41 lapse after eight renewals dating back to August 2020 to help mobile sports betting take off in Illinois sparked a flurry of social media posts from some of the mobile operators in the state prodding bettors to sign up and take advantage of various promotions during the final full day of remote registration Saturday.
- Play Illinois, 4.2.21 – BREAKING: PRITZKER ENDS MOBILE SPORTS BETTING REGISTRATION IN ILLINOIS
- Mobile sports betting registration sure was fun while it lasted. Online registration has been in place since late August 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. But on Friday, Gov. JB Pritzker did not renew Executive Order 2020-41, which means bettors in Illinois will now have to visit a retail sportsbook in order to sign up for an online account.
- Detroit Free Press, 4.3.21 – Michigan’s online sports betting launch was a big win. I talked to the man behind it.
- Lady Luck is shining on Michigan as the state’s rollout of legalized online gaming and sports betting dazzles in its first few months of life, fueled by March Madness and the Super Bowl — mega events enticing gamblers.