Industry News of the Day for January 10, 2020

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Federal News:

  • Online Poker Report, 1.9.20 – CSIG Files Amicus Brief Arguing Semantics In New Hampshire Wire Act Case
    • As everyone waits with bated breath for the New Hampshire Lottery and Neopollard to respond to the Department of Justice’s arguments in the Wire Act case, the Coalition to Stop Internet Gambling (CSIG) has filed a new amicus brief with the First Circuit Court of Appeals.

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New York:



  • Lewiston Sun Journal, 1.10.20 – Clock Is Ticking On Bill That Legalizes Sports Betting In Maine
    • Janet Mills has until midnight on Saturday to decide if she will sign the measure, veto it or allow it to become law without her signature. Mills held the bill last June after the Legislature adjourned leaving it in limbo until now.




  • Online Poker Report, 1.9.20 – Partypoker Launch In Nevada ‘Not A Priority’ Says Roar Digital Chief
    • Don’t hold your breath for the debut of partypoker in Nevada. Despite speculation within the industry this week that a launch is imminent, poker is “not a short-term priority” according to Adam Greenblatt, the CEO of party’s US parent company Roar Digital.

Sports League News:

  • Gambling Compliance, 1.10.20 – In-Stadium Betting A Winner For Fans And Teams, Says Leonsis (subscription paywall)
    • Betting kiosks in sports stadiums are common in the UK and other countries but have yet to start appearing in the United States, something that is expected to change in 2020.
  • Associated Press, 1.10.20 – After Super Bowl, Sports Books Preparing For XFL Bets
    • While many sports fans are picking NFL playoff teams to bet on, or marshaling their cash for the Super Bowl, yet another opportunity to wager on football is right around the corner: the XFL.