Industry News of the Day for December 12, 2018

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  • Sports Handle, 12.11.18 – Consumer Electronics Show Will Put Sports Technology Front and Center
    • Technology continues to be a primary catalyst driving the explosion of interest in sports, and subsequently sports wagering in the U.S., a fact noted by the organizers of the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas Jan. 8-11.
  • NJ Online Gambling, 12.11.18 – American Dream Could be a Nightmare for Sports Bettors at the Meadowlands Next Fall
    • Many brick-and-mortar-loving sports bettors made a point of heading to the Meadowlands Racetrack’s FanDuel Sportsbook this past Sunday, knowing it was one of the rare fall Sundays when the Jets and Giants both were out of town.
  • iGaming Business, 12.12.18 – Unibet partners Evolution to aid US igaming launch
    • Kindred Group’s core Unibet brand is to expand its existing relationship with Evolution Gaming to support its launch into the US, with an initial focus on the regulated New Jersey market.
  • Sports Techie, 12.12.18 – Six Months After PASPA Ruling, Mobile Sports Betting Is Stuck in Place
    • More than six months ago, the United States Supreme Court struck down the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA), the federal law that prohibited states from permitting sports betting. Since then, state legislatures and gaming agencies have been busy establishing regulatory frameworks to legitimize the sports betting market, whose illegal industry is estimated to be valued at $150 to $400 billion.

 

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