Industry News of the Day for August 9, 2022

Sports League News

  • Gaming Today, 8.9.22 – Betting Sponsorship Tracker: Sportsbook, Casino & DFS Deals of NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL Teams
    • The commissioners of the country’s four major professional sports leagues asserted that legal sports betting, as it was becoming an ever-more-likely reality in 2018, could be a useful “engagement tool” to lure and set the hook on new and current fans. If they’re betting on it, they’d say, as if off the same script, they’re watching until the end. And that included all those high-dollar television spots in those games.



  • Axios, 8.8.22 – Sports betting rollout could take a while
    • Don’t bet on Massachusetts rushing to launch its sports wagering industry. Driving the news: The Massachusetts Gaming Commission, which met virtually Thursday, is researching how other states set up sports betting. Commissioners were quick to point out that the process might take longer than some would like.

New Jersey

  • NJ Gambling Sites, 8.8.22 – Live Dealer Craps Coming to NJ Online Casinos
    • Evolution Gaming launched Live Dealer Craps in Pennsylvania last week, making the Keystone State the first US online casino market to offer Live Craps to its players. However, Evolution has also stated that the newest addition to live dealer gaming is coming to Michigan and New Jersey online casinos in the near future, pending regulatory approval.

North Carolina

  • Sports Handle, 8.8.22 – Out-Of-Session Sports Wagering Push Consistent In North Carolina
    • A mobile sports betting bill passed through the North Carolina Senate but was narrowly shot down in the House in June, but sports wagering supporters aren’t giving up on the push to bring widespread sports betting to the state. Among those hoping for legalized online sports betting is Carolina Hurricanes General Manager Don Waddell, who cites the potential revenue stream from an in-stadium sportsbook as a positive for his franchise.