Industry News of the Day for February 23, 2022

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New York: 

  • New York Times, 2.23.22: New York Now Leads Nation in Mobile Sports Betting 
    • Since New York State opened online betting in early January, it has become the biggest bookmaking market in the nation, surpassing Nevada, the nation’s gambling mecca, and New Jersey, which captured the No. 1 spot in mobile sports betting after legalizing the practice in 2018. 
  • SBC, 2.23.22: New York Surpasses $2bn In Mobile Sports Wagering Handle 
    • The New York mobile sports wagering market has surpassed over $2bn in handle following its launch at the start of January. 


  • Los Angeles Times, 2.23.22: California Voters Lean Toward Legalizing Sports Betting In New Poll 
    • California voters are open to the idea of creating a legal market for betting on college and professional sports but fewer than half of those surveyed in a new poll are sure of their support, an unsettled finding that serves as a prelude to a multimillion-dollar political battle in November. 







  • KSDK, 2.22.22: Sports Betting Being Debated In Missouri 
    • The bill would make Missouri one of the more than 30 states to allow sports gambling. The tax rate of 10% would be lower than Illinois but higher than other states. 
  • Columbia Missouri, 2.22.22: Sports Betting Proposal Revived In Missouri Legislature 
    • Fans of Missouri professional sports may get the opportunity to win — or lose — big bucks. The House Committee on Public Policy examined on Tuesday the benefits and drawbacks of legalizing sports betting in Missouri. 
  • Legal Sports Report, 2.23.22: Missouri Pro Teams, Casinos Back Sports Betting Effort 
    • A coalition of professional sports teams, casino operators and sportsbook companies are behind the latest push to legalize Missouri sports betting.