Industry News of the Day for August 29, 2022

iDEA Growth Member News

  • Gambling, 8.29.22 – Twitch Streamers Get Physical at Gamescom over Gambling
    • A bizarre scuffle took place at Gamescom where a trio of Twitch streamers clashed over their views on gambling and whether this is appropriate content on the Amazon-owned streaming giant. While Twitch has remained silent on the matter and discreetly introduced a “Slots” category to make sure this type of content is kept separate, gripes about gambling have continued. Jeff Ifrah and Ifrah Law are mentioned in this story.
  • Michigan Sharp, 8.26.22 – White Hat Slots Appear at a Second Michigan Online Casino
    • Michigan slots fans with an interest in trying new slots from White Hat Studios now have more options. Golden Nugget Online Casino is the second online casino operator in the state to go live with games newcomer slots developer.
  • SBC Americas, 8.26.22 – Simplebet launches ‘unprecedented’ college football offering on DraftKings
    • Simplebet has expanded its college football offerings on the DraftKings Sportsbook ahead of the first full weekend of the 2022 college football season.
  • SBC Americas, 8.26.22 – Butler National Casino reaches mobile sports betting agreement with Golden Nugget
    • Butler National Casino’s subsidiary Boot Hill Casino & Resort in Kansas has agreed a deal with Golden Nugget Online Gaming which could see the group’s sportsbook arrive in Kansas.

Industry News

  • The Washington Post, 8.29.22 – Where is sports betting legal in the U.S.?
    • When the Supreme Court opened the door to legal sports betting in 2018, it allowed each state to determine its relationship with the divisive pastime. Some embraced it with open arms, taking their first single-game bets that very same year. Others seem to have no interest in allowing a wager to be made within state lines. With football season around the corner, now is the time that interest in sports betting usually spikes. Here’s a breakdown of where in the United States you can and cannot place a legal bet.