Industry News of the Day for December 2, 2021

iDEA Growth Member News: 

Overall Industry News: 

  • SBC, 12.2.21: Joe Asher: Taking IGT’s Sports Betting Strides To The Next Level 
    • Taking a company’s sports betting offering to the next level is no small feat, but according to Joe Asher – IGT’s President of Sports Betting – the provider’s strong team of traders and its reputation as a leader in the gaming space will help drive further growth in 2022. 

Sports League News: 


  • US Bets, 12.1.21: SBC: Could $200M Be Spent On Sports Betting Measures in California? 
    • There’s never been any doubt that the November 2022 election season in California will be preceded by a barrage of advertising regarding the four competing ballot initiatives that would legalize sports betting in the state. 
  • Sports Handle, 12.2.21: Is Digital Wagering A Good Fit For California? 
    • From the first day in 2019 that a coalition of California tribes announced they would file a ballot proposal to legalize retail sports betting in the state, the elephant in the room has been digital wagering. 





  • Legal Sports Report, 12.1.21: Waiting To See If The Florida Sports Betting Tap Is Turned Off 
    • A motion to the D.C. Court of Appeals by the Seminole Tribe of Florida following the denial of the Tribe’s motion for a stay of the ruling that the newly signed Compact with Governor Ron DeSantis governing sports betting violated the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act (IGRA) is on an expedited schedule.