Industry News of the Day for February 2, 2022

iDEA Growth Member News: 


New York:  


  • Sports Handle, 2.1.22: Sports Wagering In Louisiana Gets Off To Strong Start 
    • In a well-timed coincidence, online sports gambling launched in Louisiana before a weekend in which a former LSU quarterback and a former LSU receiver happened to be competing to make it to their first Super Bowl together. 

South Dakota:  


  • IGB, 2.1.22: Colorado Sports Wagers Surpass $5.0bn Since Legalization 
    • Players in Colorado spent more than $5.0bn betting on sports during the first 21 months of legal wagering in the state, while new figures reveal year-on-year growth in revenue and handle for the month of December. 
  • SBC, 2.1.22: Colorado Sportsbooks See Nearly $4bn In 2021 Wagers 
    • Colorado sportsbooks earned $250m in revenue on nearly $4bn in wagers in 2021, making it the sixth-largest US state in terms of annual betting volume, according to PlayColorado, which tracks the state’s regulated sports betting market.