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Industry News of the Day for August 20, 2019

Industry News of the Day for August 20, 2019

Industry News:

Pennsylvania:

  • SBC Americas, 8.19.19 – Sports Betting Records Set To Fall As Pennsylvania’s Online Sector Thrives
    • Online sports wagering took the lion’s share of Pennsylvania‘s bets for the first time in July, contributing to another monthly record handle according to figures published by the state’s Gaming Control Board. But that record is likely to fall soon with the hotly anticipated NFL season kick-off looming and yet more operators preparing to come online.
  • Penn Bets, 8.19.19 – Pennsylvania Sees A Modest $88.2 Million In Online Wagers During July
    • The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board said Friday that the three online casinos in operation for about half of July generated $812,306 in revenue from slots and table games, off of $49,248,072 in wagers received. Peer-to-peer online poker isn’t yet available in the Keystone State.
  • The Tribune-Democrat, 8.19.19 – Pennsylvania Casinos Continue To Launch Online Sports Betting
    • Four of the nine casinos and betting parlors in Pennsylvania that offer sports wagering now take bets online, and the remaining five will likely soon join them, a representative of the state Gaming Control Board said Monday.
  • Play Pennsylvania, 8.19.19 – PA Truck Stop Gambling Finally Rolls Out With Rutter’s VGT Parlor
    • The list of gambling expansion markets that haven’t launched in Pennsylvania is getting smaller and smaller. As of Friday, video gambling terminals (VGTs) are officially live in Pennsylvania.

Iowa:

  • Radio Iowa, 8.19.19 – How Big Will The Sports Betting Market Be?
    • Sports gambling got underway in Iowa Thursday at the casinos which are already cleared to take bets. While the casinos are creating sports book areas on their properties — the bulk of the sports gambling is expected to happen through their online apps.

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