Industry News of the Day for January 23, 2020

iDEA Growth Member News:

Industry News:

Overall Industry News:

  • ESPN, 1.22.20 – How Does Regional Home-Team Bias Impact Sportsbooks?
    • This was the first football season for a rookie class of American bookmakers, who launched their careers in one of the new sportsbooks popping up in states around the nation.
  • Forbes, 1.22.20 – Europe’s Leading Sports Betting Affiliate Sets Sights On US Market
    • As more and more states begin to legalize sports betting in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in Murphy v. NCAA, there has been an influx of investment into the newly-legalized U.S. sports betting market as companies both domestically and abroad all scramble to claim their piece of the proverbial pie.

Federal News:

  • Gambling Compliance, 1.23.20 – US League Seeks Sports-Betting Settlement, Prepare Supreme Court Appeal (subscription paywall)
    • The nation’s major sports leagues are trying to settle a federal court case, which could potentially force their commissioners to testify about the veracity of their previous statements and result in the disclosure of the leagues’ sealed records on sports gambling.

New Jersey:




Washington, D.C.:





New York:

North Carolina:

  • Smoky Mountain News, 1.22.20 – Sports Betting Implementation Longer Than Expected
    • When Gov. Roy Cooper signed a bill last July legalizing sports betting on Cherokee land, Harrah’s Cherokee Casinos expected to have the new offering up and running by late fall.


Sports League News: