Industry News of the Day for December 27, 2019

iDEA Growth in the News:

  • The Wall Street Journal, 12.26.19 – New Jersey Sports-Betting Frenzy Boosts Online Casinos (J. Ifrah mentioned as iDEA Growth founder)
    • New Jersey’s burgeoning market for online sports wagering has introduced gamblers to another growing betting scene: virtual casino games like roulette and blackjack on mobile phones.

New Jersey:



  • Boston Herald, 12.26.19 – Legalized Sports Betting Might Not Come To Massachusetts In 2020, Legislator Says
    • Massachusetts might not have legalized sports betting in 2020 despite Gov. Charlie Baker’s predicted mid-year launch, a top legislator handling the issue told the Herald — though Rhode Island already has it and New Hampshire plans to start Monday.
  • Boston Herald, 12.27.19 – One More Reason To Head Over Border To NH
    • Massachusetts lawmakers just got another wake-up call, courtesy of New Hampshire. While Gov. Charlie Baker’s sports betting bill has been resting comfortably with the Economic Development Committee since May, with an eye toward deliberation in spring 2020, our neighbor to the north announced it’s getting into the game starting Monday as DraftKings launches an app that only works in the Granite State.


  • South Florida Sun Sentinel, 12.26.19 – Push Is On To Legalize Sports Betting In Florida In 2020
    • The push is on in Florida to legalize sports betting, and a pile of cash is at stake. State Sen. Jeff Brandes, R-St. Petersburg, says Florida is missing out on much-needed tax revenue by keeping sports betting underground.



New York: