Industry News of the Day for December 10, 2019

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  • Legal Sports Report, 12.10.19 – Daily Fantasy Sports Litigation Involving DraftKings, FanDuel (Kinda Sorta) Over
    • Not long ago, daily fantasy sports (DFS) was among the most popular legal sports gambling activities among Americans. The New York Attorney General reached a settlement agreement with DFS kingpins DraftKings and FanDuel in March 2016, which was hardly the only litigation circling the DFS industry.
  • Milwaukee Business Journal, 12.9.19 – DraftKings To Host Fantasy Betting Contest For 2020 Ryder Cup (subscription paywall)
    • DraftKings Inc., the Boston-based fantasy sports betting company, will provide a fantasy betting contest for the 2020 Ryder Cup, marking the first time fantasy sports betting will be attached to the mega golf team event, according to Golf Digest.
  • Sports Handle, 12.9.19 – Check Out DraftKings’ Flashy New Workspace In Boston
    • In the heart of Boston’s Back Bay, in a building with a taco shop, Bank of America and Panera on the first floor, resides one of the biggest players in daily fantasy sports and sports betting.

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  • Gambling Compliance, 12.10.19 – New Regulations Would ‘Kill’ California Cardrooms, Trade Group Claims (subscription paywall)
    • An industry trade association has said it is appalled by proposed new dealer rules for California’s 72 cardrooms released by the state’s Bureau of Gambling Control (BGC), claiming they would “kill the industry” if adopted as proposed.



  • Sports Handle, 12.9.19 – Two Missouri Bills Would Give Pro Leagues ‘Royalty’
    • Two Missouri senators have pre-filed sports betting bills for the upcoming session beginning Jan. 8, 2020, and both would make Missouri the first state to pay a “royalty” on all legal sports bets to the professional sports leagues, as well as the NCAA.


  • Helena Independent Record, 12.9.19 – Locations Can Apply To Offer Sports Betting
    • After the finalization of rules to implement sports betting, the Montana Lottery has opened applications for locations to offer wagering on collegiate and professional sporting events.
  • KRTV, 12.9.19 – Sports Betting Moves Closer To Reality In Montana
    • Sports betting in Montana is moving closer to becoming a reality, as the Montana Lottery has begun accepting licenses from businesses that want to offer Sports Bet Montana, the lottery’s new sports wagering product.


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