Industry News of the Day for February 18, 2022

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New Jersey: 

  • IGB, 2.17.22: New Jersey Smashes Sports Betting And Igaming Records In January 
    • Players in New Jersey bet a record $1.35bn on sports in January, while igaming revenue in the state reached an all-time high during the month despite this being the first month in which mobile betting was available in neighboring New York. 

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South Carolina:  

  • WCSC, 2.17.22: Joe Cunningham Proposes Legalizing Sports Betting In South Carolina 
    • If you watched the Super Bowl over the weekend and had a little wager placed on the game, you weren’t alone. But as 30 states around the country have now legalized sports gambling, South Carolina still has not. One of the candidates running for governor has said, he’s hoping to change that. 
  • Sports Handle, 2.17.22: South Carolina Lawmakers Look To Get Into Sports Betting Game 
    • More than a year after a South Carolina sports betting bill was filed, the sponsors are hoping to move it forward, and a gubernatorial candidate says legal wagering is about “freedom” and “liberty.”