Industry News of the Day for January 12, 2022

iDEA Growth Member News: 

New York: 

  • CBS News, 1.12.22: As New York Legalizes Sports Betting, Insiders Wager On Deluge Of Betting 
    • New York became the 18th state to legalize online sports betting last weekend, but it’s a whale of a player because of its 20 million-plus residents, making industry insiders believe the Empire State will set a new record for the highest amount of sports wagering in the first two months of business. 
  • Sports Handle, 1.11.22: Is Midtown Manhattan Now The Sports Betting Capital Of The World? 
    • Not a lot surprises Chad Kornett when it comes to the explosive growth of legal sports wagering, but even he was taken aback by the numbers he began tracking when New York launched online sports wagering Saturday morning. 





  • Sports Handle, 1.11.22: When Will Louisiana Launch Digital Platforms? That’s Still Unclear 
    • Almost since the day  that Harrah’s Casino in New Orleans took the state’s first in-person sports wager — and remember, that was Halloween — the question swirling around Louisiana has been this: When will digital sports betting launch?