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Industry News of the Day for January 2, 2019

Industry News of the Day for January 2, 2019

Industry
news of the day:

Michigan:

  • iNTER GAME, 1.2.19 – Michigan online gambling bill dead
    • Just a week after legislators in the US state of Michigan pushed through an online gambling bill in a late-night legislative session, the bill is dead.
  • iGaming Business, 1.2.19 – Michigan governor vetoes betting and gaming bills
    • Michigan’s outgoing governor has vetoed legislation that would have legalised sports betting and online gaming in the state.

West Virginia:

Rhode Island:

  • World Casino News, 12.31.18 – Rhode Island’s first week of sports betting sees $680k in wagers
    • Sports betting began in Rhode Island in late November when the Twin River Casino began offering the wagering option. The Lincoln casino was able to see quite a few wagers placed during their first week of operations with reports showing close to $683k in sports bets were placed by visitors.

Indiana:

New Jersey:

North Carolina:

Federal updates:

Sports league updates:

  • Flush Draw, 12.31.18 – NBA
    not Shying Away from Sports Betting

    • While other professional sports leagues have been
      getting onboard, the NBA has been the one to really go all in and embrace
      gambling.

Member updates:

Overall industry updates:

  • Sports Handle, 12.31.18 – The Official U.S. Sports Betting Timeline of 2018
    • Once the Supreme Court struck down the federal ban on full-fledged sports betting outside Nevada in a May ruling, there were bound to be a lot of firsts. Truly a watershed year for legal sports betting in the United States, 2018 brought quite a lot of milestones and surprises even prior to May 14.
  • ESPN, 12.31.18 – Looking back at the biggest poker stories and moments of 2018
    • With 2018 at its end, the poker world can look back at the last 12 months with a sense of optimism after an impressive year.