Industry News of the Day for December 6, 2018

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  • Kmuw, 12.5.18 – Lawmakers Say Legal Sports Gaming in Kansas is Likely
    • Kansans could be placing legal bets on their favorite sports teams next year. A legislative committee met Tuesday to discuss options for sports gaming. Many states are eyeing the tax money they could gather now that a federal ban on sports betting has been knocked down.
  • The Wichita Eagle, 12.5.18 – As Kansas considers sports betting, lawmaker pushes industry-sponsored conference
    • A Kansas state senator leading a committee looking into sports betting said lawmakers should attend a conference sponsored by the gaming industry and suggested the committee hold off on approving its report to the Legislature until after the event.
  • The Hutchinson News, 12.5.18 – Kansas senator bets on gambling insiders to craft bill for legal sports wagering
    • The senator chairing the Kansas Legislature’s committee exploring legalization of sports gambling in the state wagered that industry insiders working behind closed doors could work out an agreement on a bill before the start of the 2019 session in January.



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  • NJ Online Gambling, 12.5.18 – Industry-Wise NetEnt Promo Leads the Holiday Rush at NJ Online Casinos this December
    • There’s no denying that December is often the best month of the year for taking advantage of great promotions at NJ online casinos. This particular holiday season the bar has been set not by any one single operator, but by a software company that is offering its own prize drawings across numerous sites.
  • Gaming Intelligence, 12.4.18 – Kambi to power Kindred’s Unibet sportsbook launch in New Jersey
    • Kindred has agreed a deal with Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City to launch sports betting and online casino operations under its Unibet brand in New Jersey, utilizing SG Digital’s Open Platform System and Open Gaming System.


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