Industry News of the Day for December 16, 2019

iDEA Growth in the News:

iDEA Growth Member News:

  • Seton Hall Law School, 12.16.19 – Gambling Compliance And Integrity Bootcamp (GVC Holdings)
    • Join gaming industry professionals, compliance officers, in-house and outside legal counsel, legal academics, regulatory specialists, ethics and integrity officers, auditors, and consultants for interactive learning, panel discussions, and engaging group case studies from March 9-11, 2020.
  • Online Poker Report, 12.13.19 – WSOP 2020 Dates Announced: What To Expect Online (888, PokerStars)
    • The World Series of Poker (WSOP) this week confirmed the dates for its 2020 festival in Las Vegas next summer.

Industry News:

  • Business Insider, 12.16.19 – 3 Ways Media Companies Are Trying To Cash In On Legal Sports Betting
    • Sports media companies plunged into the burgeoning market for sports betting in 2019, as the gaming category became legal in more US states.
  • Gambling Insider, 12.13.19 – The Human Touch
    • Tim Poole celebrates the human element online sports betting will always be able to provide, which is good news for the industry and the millions in its employ around the world.

New Jersey:





  • Gambling Compliance, 12.16.19 – Oklahoma Governor Says Compact Standoff Opening Door For Commercial Gaming (subscription paywall)
    • In an effort to get tribes to the negotiating table, Governor Kevin Stitt said there is the possibility for expanded commercial gaming in Oklahoma should a stalemate with tribal leaders over the current gambling compact continue into next year.


New York:



  • The State Journal, 12.13.19 – Should Kentucky Legalize Online Betting?
    • Online betting and the entire gambling industry has been one of the most controversial sectors around the globe. Many countries and states have been debating around legalizing or not legalizing betting in their country. One such state is Kentucky.

Sports League News:

  • Sports Illustrated, 12.13.19 – Josh Shaw And The NFL’s Complicated Relationship With Gambling
    • Josh Shaw’s lengthy suspension for being caught placing a bet against the Cardinals—his team!—shows how even though the landscape of sports gambling is changing, the NFL isn’t bending on its stance of not allowing players to bet.