iDEA Growth Member News:
- Legal Sports Report, 8.29.19 – New DraftKings Sportsbook Launch Is About More Than WV Sports Betting
- On the surface, the DraftKings Sportsbook launch in WV sports betting is just one of many before football season.
- PlayWV, 8.30.19 – DraftKings, FanDuel Bring West Virginia Sports Betting The Very Best Anniversary Gift
- Online sports betting went live this week in West Virginia – and it couldn’t come at a better time.
- The Boston Globe, 8.29.19 – DraftKings Spinoff Aims To Make Boston A ‘Title Town’ For Sports Tech
- DraftKings has launched a new venture in Boston called Drive by DraftKings that aims to build a support system for sports tech entrepreneurs as well as pro athletes interested in investing and working in the field.
- Forbes, 8.29.19 – Legalized Sports Gambling Passes $10 Billion, Likely Just Tip Of The Iceberg
- Legalized sports gambling is growing slowly in the United States since the Supreme Court’s landmark lifting the federal ban on sports.
- Chicago Tribune, 8.30.19 – Wanna Bet? Minutes From Chicago, Northwest Indiana Casinos Launch Sports Wagering Next Week – Just In Time For The NFL Season Openers
- When the Bears kick off the NFL season against the Packers on Sept. 5, fans will be able to do something for the first time in team’s storied 100-year history: legally wager on the game in the Chicago area. But they’re going to have to go to Indiana to do it.
- Boston Globe, 8.29.19 – Don’t Count On Legal Sports Gambling In Mass. This Football Season
- Hoping to place a legal wager on the Patriots this season in Massachusetts? Don’t bet on it.
- KOLO TV, 8.29.19 – Sports Betting Up As Football Season Kicks Off
- Football is back and along with it comes sports betters. The Peppermill
- says that NFL bets account for 50 to 60 percent of all bets placed there. When college football bets are added that number jumps to 80 percent.
- Legal Sports Report, 8.29.19 – Indiana Sports Betting Starting Just In Time For Football’s First Full Week
- Indiana sports betting officially will begin Sunday, the first day allowable under state law.
- Sports Handle, 8.29.19 – What’s On Tap For Indiana Sportsbook Openings
- Indiana will become the second Midwest state behind Iowa to offer live, legal sports betting, when three sportsbooks open for business on Sunday. Two more will follow later next week, according to the Indiana Gaming Commission which gave “go live” authorization to the five at a meeting on Aug. 28.
- Colorado Politics, 8.29.19 – Backers Of Colorado Sports-Gambling Measure Role Out First Endorsements [subscription paywall]
- Supporters of Colorado’s Proposition DD, the referred measure on sports betting that will appear on Colorado’s Nov. 5 ballot, announced Thursday their first round of endorsements, including strong support from the agriculture industry.
- Gaming Intelligence, 8.30.19 – Kentucky Lawmakers To Revisit Legalized Sports Betting [subscription paywall]
- Kentucky Senator Julian Carroll has prefiled legislation to regulate sports betting, the fifth such attempt since 2017.