Industry News of the Day for December 20, 2021
iDEA Growth Member News:
- SBC, 12.202.21: Kambi’s State of the Nation: A year in review for sports betting
- Rounding off 2021, Kambi’s Senior Director-Sales for North America, David Bretnitz, reflects on the milestones of this year and what lies ahead in 2022.
- IGB, 12.17.21: 888 Halts Operations In New Jersey Ahead Of SI Sportsbook Launch
- Online gaming and betting operator 888 will no longer accept or offer sports betting in New Jersey, ahead of the launch of its Sports Illustrated-branded sportsbook in the state.
- SBC, 12.20.21: Kambi To Provide NFL-style Game Parlays For NCAAF Bowl Season
- Kambi has strengthened its Game Parlay product ahead of the NCAAF bowl season and the College Football Playoffs, providing an NFL-style mix of combinable bet offers and player props.
Overall Industry News:
- Sports Handle, 12.17.21: Get A Grip — The Week In Sports Betting: Can You Sue Your Own CEO? Yes, You Can
- Here’s the weekend Sports Handle item “Get a Grip,” recapping the week’s top U.S. sports betting stories, highlighting some fresh news, and rounding up key developments.
- Legal Sports Report, 12.20.21: NJ Sports Betting Market Blasts Through Revenue Record
- NJ sports betting barely missed one record in November, but the state shattered another one.
- IGB, 12.17.21: NJ Sets Sports Betting Revenue Record As Handle Hits $1.29bn In November
- New Jersey set a new sports betting revenue record for the second consecutive month in November after players wagered a total of $1.29bn across online and retail.
- Legal Sports Report, 12.20.21: Will Louisiana Sports Betting Go Mobile By Super Bowl?
- December‘s Louisiana Gaming Control Board meeting provided a look at the future of sports betting in Louisiana.
- Action Network, 12.19.21: Which Online Sportsbooks Will Be Legal for New Yorkers to Use?
- Legal, online New York sports betting is right around the corner. Although a launch date has yet to be announced, most experts are expecting online NY sports betting to go live sometime before the 2022 Super Bowl, which is scheduled for Sunday, Feb. 13.
- Action Network, 12.20.21: Will Betting on In-State College Teams Be Allowed in New York?
- Will bettors be able to place wagers on games involving NY teams like Syracuse, Army, Buffalo or St. John’s?
- Play USA, 12.19.21: Maryland Retail Sports Betting Options Now at Three, But Slowly Growing
- Two minority-owned off-track betting parlors plan to join the small but growing list of Maryland sports wagering options in 2022.
- Play IN, 12.20.21: Bye Bye 2021: The State Of Indiana Sports Betting After A Fantastic Year
- It’s worth taking a look back at some of the Indiana sports betting highlights from 2021 now that the year is winding down.
- SBC, 12.20.21: Michigan Becomes Fifth State To Generate $500m+ In Retail And Online Sports Bets
- Michigan became the fifth state to generate more than $500m in combined retail and online sports bets over a single month as sportsbooks shattered the state revenue record in what was an impressive November.
- IGB, 12.17.21: Michigan Records Tumble In November As Betting Revenue Reaches $54.1m
- Michigan set a number of new records in November, with the state’s online sports wagering handle and gross betting receipts reaching new monthly highs.
- Sports Handle, 12.20.21: Illinois Governor Pritzker Signs Bill Broadening Sports Betting Options
- Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker signed HB 3136 into law late Friday afternoon, a bill that will impact sports wagering in one of the biggest markets in the country.
- Play IL, 12.17.21: Gov. Pritzker Has Signed HB 3136. Here’s How The Bill Immediately Affects Illinois Sports Betting
- Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker signed HB 3136 into law on Friday, a bill that will have major ramifications on Illinois sports betting.
- Action Network, 12.18.21: Illinois Tweaks Sports Betting Law, No Longer Forcing Bettors to Register In-Person and Allowing Bets on In-State Schools
- Illinois lawmakers announced tweaks to their sports betting law on Friday and a couple of the tweaks will have significant impacts on sports bettors in the state.