Industry News of the Day for February 14, 2022
iDEA Growth Member News:
- Yahoo Finance, 2.12.22: Super Bowl LVI Will Be ‘The Single Biggest Sports Betting Event In History,’ Fanduel CEO Says
- Super Bowl LVI, will be a “banner weekend” for sports gambling companies, according to FanDuel ($PDYPY) CEO Amy Howe.
- Paysafe, 2.14.22: Paysafe Expands Into Louisiana And Oregon Mobile Sports-betting Markets
- Paysafe (NYSE: PSFE), a leading specialized payments platform, today announced its expansion into the Louisiana and Oregon mobile sports-betting markets.
Overall Industry News:
- Sports Handle, 2.11.22: Get A Grip: The Week In Sports Betting: Super Bowl LVI, Responsible Gaming Tips, Launches
- 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 stories.
- NBC CT, 2.13.22: First Super Bowl for Sports Bettors in Connecticut
- This was the first Super Bowl people could legally wager on here in Connecticut.
- Maine Public, 2.14.22: Maine Tribes Could Offer Online Sports Betting Under Proposal
- The Mills administration is proposing major changes to taxation and gambling laws as part of a push to reform state and tribal relations.
- KJRH, 2.13.22: Super Bowl Sports Betting Brings Casual Betters
- But sports betting still happens all around Oklahoma and Holden says some Oklahomans are finding ways to partake.
- WNCT, 2.12.22: Some NC Lawmakers Say State Will Have Legalized Online Sports Betting By Start Of Next NFL Season
- Ahead of Super Bowl Sunday, some state lawmakers say by the start of the next NFL season they believe North Carolina will have a law in place legalizing online sports betting.
- Play USA, 2.11.22: North Carolina Mobile Sports Betting Bill Still Alive But Pushback Remains
- A bill to legalize mobile sports betting in North Carolina remains alive. However, some lawmakers are still pushing back on the issue.
- Sports Handle, 2.14.22: Survey Says: Kentuckians Want Legal Mobile Sports Betting
- While bettors in over 30 U.S. states and jurisdictions were able to place legal sports wagers on the matchup, many enjoying successful Super Bowl bets, Kentucky is one of the states still without legal sports betting.
- IGB, 2.11.22: Iowa Sports Betting Handle Doubles Year-on-year In January
- Bettors in Iowa staked $303.3m in the first month of 2022, meaning handle more than doubled year-on-year.
- SBC, 2.14.22: Indiana Sportsbooks Start 2022 Strong With Over $500m In Wagers
- Indiana sportsbooks have started 2022 in good form as they generated more than $500m in wagers in January, according to PlayIndiana, which tracks the state’s gaming industry.
- KHON, 2.13.22: Lawmaker Introduces Bill To Legalize Online Sports Gambling In Hawaii
- It’s now legal in some form in 31 states and the District of Columbia after becoming federally legal in 2018. Hawaii and Utah now remain the only two states that outlaw all gambling.
- Las Vegas Review Journal, 2.14.22: Hawaii Aiming For Big Bucks With Its Sports-wagering Proposal
- A state lawmaker in Hawaii has introduced legislation there to offer sports wagering to residents and tourists of the islands.
- KDVR, 2.12.22: With Super Bowl On Deck, Colorado Passes $5B Wager Mark In Sports Betting
- Colorado’s sports betting industry continues to boom, with new numbers showing more than $460-million in wagers were placed in December.