Industry News of the Day for February 26, 2020
- Gambling Compliance, 2.26.20 – US Senator Resurrects Effort To Ban Internet Gambling
- A Republican senator from Arkansas has reintroduced federal legislation targeting internet gambling, and this time, he’s asking federal agencies to prepare studies on the impact of the online gaming industry’s advertising on children.
- The Philadelphia Inquirer, 2.26.20 – Want To Bet On Penn State-Rutgers? March Madness Loopholes In New Jersey Sports Betting Could Make It Difficult
- A clause in the New Jersey state law prohibiting action on state schools has been a nuisance since sports betting became legalized in May 2018.
- PlayNJ, 2.25.20 – PA Might Be Winning The War, But NJ Online Poker Is Holding Its Own
- The first New Jersey online poker tournament to compete with Pennsylvania’s online poker market is underway.
- New Hampshire Union Leader, 2.25.20 – Hampton, Seabrook May Have A Shot At In-Person Sports Betting
- Voters in Hampton and Seabrook will be voting on whether to allow sports book retail locations next month but that does not mean there will automatically be this type of in-person betting allowed.
- Olean Times Herald, 2.25.20 – Will NY Add Casinos? Here’s What Cuomo Says
- Andrew Cuomo says he doesn’t want to make a “knee jerk” reaction when it comes to allowing more casinos to open in downstate New York.
- Online Poker Report, 2.25.20 – William Hill Strikes Online Gambling Deal With Michigan Tribes
- British betting giant William Hill announced its intentions to enter the Michigan market on Monday.
- Legal Sports Report, 2.25.20 – How Michigan Forced Its Neighbor’s Hand On Canadian Sports Betting
- In what seems like an annual tradition, another bill has been filed to allow Canadian sports betting to expand to single-game wagering.
- Hour Detroit, 2.25.20 – Getting Sports And Online Gambling Ready For Action In Michigan
- Gretchen Whitmer’s signature on Dec. 20 was just the starting gun for a regulatory and bureaucratic process that in other states has moved quickly on sports betting but more cautiously with internet games such as poker and blackjack.
- PlayUSA, 2.25.20 – Legal Missouri Sports Betting May Be A Long Shot Because The ‘Politics Are So Messy’
- The Show-Me State may not have much to show for attempts to legalize sports betting within its borders in 2020. If Missouri State Representative Wes Rogers is reading the situation accurately, those prospects are very slim.
- KCTV, 2.25.20 – MO Legislature Moving Forward With Laws That Would Legalize, Regulate Sports Betting In Future
- Next season some NFL stadiums may be allowed to have sports betting lounges. Teams could also accept sponsorship’s from sportsbook operators, but it’s only happening where sports betting is legal.
- PlayIndiana, 2.25.20 – Indiana Keeps Betting On Out-Of-State Visitors To Boost Sports Betting Handle
- Bettors from other Midwest states continue to flock to Indiana to place their sports wagers.
- Legal Sports Report, 2.25.20 – Legislators ‘Working On Nothing’ In Florida Sports Betting Talks, Seminoles Attorney Says
- Legislators could discuss a Florida sports betting deal until the alligators come home, and it won’t make a difference for the chances of legalization, according to a lawyer who represents the Seminole Tribe.
- WFTV, 2.25.20 – Florida General Fund Losing $250 Million A Year In Gambling Revenue; Could Sports Betting Hold The Answer?
- For more than a year, the state of Florida has lost hundreds of millions of dollars in shared gambling revenue. Now lawmakers are going all in trying to find a solution.
- Legal Sports Report, 2.25.20 – Tribal-Only Washington Sports Betting Bill Moving Forward Again
- The Washington sports betting bill that would limit sportsbooks to tribal casinos took another step toward legalization Monday.