Industry News of the Day for August 27, 2019

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New Jersey:

  • NJ Online Gambling, 8.26.19 – New Jersey Approves TheScore For Mobile Sports Betting
    • On Monday, theScore announced it has received approval from the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement to “proceed with full implementation” of its mobile sportsbook, which comes under the license of Monmouth Park Racetrack.
  • The Lines, 8.26.19 – William Hill Rolls Out New NJ Sports Betting App Ahead Of Football Season
    • As we mark the one-year anniversary of New Jersey’s online sports betting market, it’s become apparent that digital betting is the way to go in the Garden State. July saw the online books take 85 percent of the state’s handle, a record number.


  • Play Pennsylvania, 8.26.19 – PA Is Not Joking Around About No Online Casino Play At Casinos
    • Pennsylvanians currently have access to four online sportsbooks and three online casinos. Betting on the Philadelphia Eagles or Pittsburgh Steelers isn’t limited to brick-and-mortar books anymore. No need to sidle up to the stool to play the slots.


West Virginia:


  • Chicago Sun Times, 8.26.19 – Bodega Bookies: Lottery Retailers Poised To Join Illinois Sports Betting Action
    • Not only did Springfield legislators open the door for sportsbooks at the state’s casinos, racetracks and stadiums, but gamblers 21 and up will eventually be able to get in on the action at up to 5,000 gas stations, convenience stores and other retailers — at least on a limited basis, as part of a program that’s among the first of its kind in the United States.