Industry News of the Day for August 24, 2020

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  • The Day, 8.23.20 – OTB Operator Says Tribes Are ‘Roadblock’ In Connecticut Sports-Betting Debate
    • With another special legislative session on tap, Connecticut’s off-track betting operator has renewed its push for the legalization of sports betting, labeling the Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan tribes as the “roadblock” that’s kept state government from progressing toward a resolution of the matter.



  • Gambling Compliance, 8.24.20 – Illinois Governor Reinstates Remote Sports-Betting Registration (subscription paywall)
    • The most volatile sports-betting market in the United States took yet another turn on Friday as Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker reinstated as executive order permitting remote registration for online wagering accounts.




  • iGB North America, 8.21.20 – DOI Ratifies Oklahoma Tribal Compacts
    • The US Department of the Interior has approved the two most recent gaming compacts, signed by Oklahoma’s Kialegee Tribal Town (KTT) and the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians (UKB).
  • Law360, 8.21.20 – Okla. Gov. Says 2 Gambling Compacts ‘Deemed Approved’ (subscription paywall)
    • Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt said the federal government has “deemed approved” new gambling compacts with two eastern Oklahoma tribes, the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians and the Kialegee Tribal Town.