Industry News of the Day for January 15, 2020

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  • Gambling Compliance, 1.15.20 – Former NIGC Chairman Disputes Oklahoma Governor’s Claim On Compact (subscription paywall)
    • Tribal casinos across Oklahoma are still open for business despite a warning from the governor that their gaming operations became illegal in January, a political position several industry experts say goes against federal law.


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Sports League News:

  • Legal Sports Report, 1.14.20 – What Exactly Is ‘Commercially Reasonable’ Pricing For Official League Data?
    • The phrase “commercially reasonable terms” has been popping up in sports betting bills across the country as debate rages over mandated official league data usage.
  • Sports Handle, 1.15.20 – NFLPA, MLB And NCAA: Don’t Forget About The Athletes
    • At state hearings, including in Missouri, Illinois and New York, Joe Briggs – counsel for the NFLPA – has introduced lawmakers to yet more wrinkles in the legalization of sports betting, from keeping players safe, to developing some sort of whistleblower policy to keeping the mountains of biometric data that the league collects private.