Industry News of the Day for January 15, 2019

New Jersey:

  • AP, – NJ probes $1M sports gambling tourney with bet timing issues
    • New Jersey gambling regulators are looking into a sports betting tournament held over the weekend in which some competitors were unable to make bets on an NFL playoff game, costing them a shot at a $1 million top prize.



Washington, DC:





Federal updates: 

Sports league updates: 

  • Play USA, 1.14.19 – Former NJ Gov. Christie Still Sticking it to the Leagues on Sports Betting
    • Bravo to former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. Christie, who stood up to the biggest pro sports leagues across the US when they sued to prevent NJ from passing sports betting legislation, is at it again. In fact, he didn’t mince words recently when it came to the leagues’ latest efforts to get a piece of the sports betting pie through integrity fees.

Member updates: 

Overall industry updates: 

  • Calvin Ayre, 1.14.19 – UK considering credit card ban for online gambling
    • Credit cards, specifically those used for online gambling deposits, are coming under fire in the United Kingdom. Culture Secretary Jeremy Wright wants to question bookmakers and bankers about his concerns that punters are gambling with money they can’t afford.