Industry News of the Day for February 24, 2020

iDEA Growth in the News:

  • The Columbus Dispatch, 2.22.20 – Column: Ohio’s Missing Opportunities Of Legalized Sports Betting (Jeff Ifrah as iDEA spokesperson has authored the op-ed)
    • Over a dozen states will reap the benefits of legal sports betting this year, including Ohio’s neighboring states, but Ohioans will once again miss out on the revenue opportunities and consumer protections that regulated and legal sports betting would have provided during the tournament.

Sports League News:

  • The Wall Street Journal, 2.21.20 – The NFL Keeps Warming Up to Gambling
    • The National Football League on Friday took another step toward fully embracing legalized sports gambling by allowing teams to accept sponsorships from sportsbooks.
  • Axios, 2.24.20 – The NFL Warms Up To Betting
    • Starting this season, NFL teams in states with legal sports betting will be allowed to have in-stadium betting lounges and accept sponsorships from sportsbooks and betting operators, per multiple reports.
  • Sports Handle, 2.21.20 – NFL Allows Teams To Sell Official Sportsbook Sponsorships, Report Says
    • On Friday, the National Football League reportedly informed teams that they may now enter into official sponsorship arrangements with regulated sportsbooks in the United States.
  • ESPN, 2.21.20 – NFL To Allow Betting Lounges In Stadiums, But No Gambling
    • Starting this season, some NFL stadiums will be allowed to have betting lounges, and teams may accept sponsorships from sportsbook operators, as the league continues to get more comfortable with the expanding legal sports-gambling market in the U.S.

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