Industry News of the Day for August 5, 2019

Industry News:

New Jersey:

  • Philadelphia Business Journal (subscription paywall), 8.2.19 – NBC Sports Philadelphia To Simulcast New Sports Betting Show
    • Starting Aug. 5, the program on sports betting and other sports topics will begin airing on TV in Philadelphia and other NBC Sports regional networks as well as via streaming.


West Virginia:


  • AP, 8.3.19 – Indiana Casinos Looking For Jump On Midwest Sports Betting
    • Indiana casinos are racing ahead with preparations to launch legalized sports betting in early September, looking to seize an advantage over competitors in Chicago and other nearby large markets where such wagers aren’t yet allowed.


  • The Nevada Independent, 8.4.19 – Time To Amend Nevada Online Poker Regulations
    • I worked my first job in the online poker industry in 2001 and was involved in it until 2018. Some call me the industry’s historian. I became a player advocate during online poker’s Wild West days. I worked hard to keep the games clean, exposing many bad elements over the years.


  • TN Bets, 8.2.19 – Tennessee Sports Betting Launch In January, State Official Says
    • Arguably the most surprising and impressive state-level effort on sports betting in 2019 belongs to Tennessee, home to no casinos of any kind. The over/under on Tennessee enacting a sports betting law post-PASPA could reasonably have been 3.5 years, or more. It took the state just one.



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Overall Industry News:

  • ESPN, 8.2.19 – Who Is Betting On Preseason Football?
    • The Denver Broncos, trailing 10-7, drove deep into Atlanta Falcons territory late in the fourth quarter of the Hall of Fame game Thursday night. Hundreds of thousands of dollars — much of it from professional bettors — was at stake.