Industry News of the Day for August 23, 2021
Overall Industry News:
- Legal Sports Report, 8.23.21: The Week In Sports Betting News: Will Florida Launch In October?
- Happy Monday, everyone. Last week was a bit quieter than the week before, but there was still plenty of sports betting news to go around.
- Sports Handle, 8.21.21: Get A Grip —The Week In Sports Betting: Updates In Next Three Launch States, Sportradar IPO, New York Approvals, More
- Here’s the weekend Sports Handle item, “Get a Grip,” recapping the week’s top U.S. sports betting stories, highlighting some fresh news, and rounding up key stories.
- ESPN, 8.23.21: Fiesta Bowl Announces Multi-year Partnership With Sports Betting Group, Caesars Entertainment
- The Fiesta Bowl Organization announced a multi-year partnership with Caesars Entertainment on Monday, pairing one of the biggest postseason college football games with legal sports gambling in Arizona.
- ESPN, 8.23.21: The Head-fake Game: How Sharp Bettors Fool The Betting Market
- They’re called head fakes in the cutthroat world of high-stakes sports betting, and on an innocuous Wednesday in July, one syndicate unleashed an all-timer.
- Nets Daily, 8.23.21: Joe Tsai Talks Brave New World Of Sports Betting, Crypto, International Media … And Winning
- In an interview with Sportico’s Brendan Coffey, Nets governor Joe Tsai talks about how he sees the Nets business future — as well as about what he sees on the court — and how the two mesh.
- KADN, 8.21.21: Louisiana Sports Betting To Begin During Football Season
- Sports betting operations in Louisiana are expected to begin sometime in the upcoming football season, after the state’s gambling regulators approved emergency rules to speed the ability for people to wager on games.
- IGB, 8.23.21: Mississippi Sports Betting Revenue Slips To 12-month Low In July
- Sports betting revenue in Mississippi for July amounted to $2.9m, the lowest monthly total since July last year, while the US state’s handle hit a 12-month low of $30.7m.
- TN Bets, 8.23.21: North Carolina Senate Advances Online Sports Betting Measure To House
- Another major domino could fall for the U.S. sports betting industry with the state of North Carolina moving forward with legislation to allow sports betting from commercial operators. On Thursday, the state Senate voted 26-19 to advance a measure to the House. Five lawmakers didn’t vote.
- Greensboro News & Record, 8.21.21: Sports Gambling In N.C. One Step Closer To Being A Sure Thing
- Sports gambling would be authorized across North Carolina, with up to a dozen entities licensed to offer online and in-person betting, in legislation approved Thursday by the state Senate.
- Sports Handle, 8.20.21: Surveying The Online-Only Sports Betting License Field In Illinois
- It is a single line on the Illinois Gaming Board’s official website listed in a few places pertaining to sports betting for permits and licenses, but it took on greater importance earlier this month when the state’s gaming agency released the applications to be submitted for its three available online-only licenses.
- Sports Handle, 8.20.21: Operators Confounded By Arizona Sports Betting Application Process
- Of the six operators partnered in Arizona with professional sports teams/franchises and aiming for a Sept. 9 launch, most say they’re still waiting for green-light approval as they prepare to go live in less than three weeks.