Industry News of the Day for January 28, 2020

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Overall Industry News:

  • SBC Americas, 1.28.20 – Golden Race And SCCG Management Push Virtual Sports Offer In US
    • Virtual sports specialist Golden Race has firmed up a new partnership with SCCG Management to make its award-winning virtual sports betting technologies available to US operators.
  • Radio World, 1.27.20 – Radio Gambles On Sports Betting
    • Who would have thought that a Supreme Court decision would spur the growth of a new talk radio format? But that’s what appears to be happening since May 2018 when the Supreme Court ended the federal ban on sports betting.

Sports League News:

  • ESPN, 1.28.20 – Survey: $6.8 Billion Could Be Bet On Super Bowl
    • This year, approximately 26 million Americans — more than one in 10 adults — may combine to bet an estimated $6.8 billion on Super Bowl LIV between the San Francisco 49ers and Kansas City Chiefs, according to survey results released Tuesday by the American Gaming Association.
  • Fox Business, 1.28.20 – Super Bowl LIV Betting To Draw Record Turnout, Billions In Wagers
    • A record number of Americans are expected to place wagers on Super Bowl LIV as more states legalize sports betting, according to estimates released Tuesday by a casino industry trade group.
  • US Bets, 1.28.20 – Legal Betting On Super Bowl Is Booming – But So Is Illegal Betting, So Far
    • Nearly 4 million Americans will place a legal sports wager on the Super Bowl at a brick-and-mortar sportsbook — a 25% increase from last year — according to a survey released on Tuesday by the American Gaming Association.

New Jersey:



  • The CT Mirror, 1.28.20 – A Tribe, A State And A Mutual Reliance On Gambling
    • Connecticut’s governor and lawmakers face questions about the state’s tolerance for more gambling, what it owes tribal partners and whether there is the political will to make hard choices.


  • Sports Handle, 1.27.20 – Kansas Kicks Around Sports Betting, Again
    • Kansas lawmakers jumped into the sports wagering fray yet again last week, this time with a bill that would allow state-wide mobile with no in-person registration requirement, no carve-out on collegiate events and operator-friendly tax rates.
  • KAKE, 1.27.20 – Online Sports Gaming Bill
    • Kansas is home to a handful of casinos. But soon, gambling could be at your fingertips.







  • Miami Herald, 1.27.20 – Legislative Wild Card Would Authorize Sports Betting In Florida
    • It may be the ultimate legislative session wild card, but House and Senate leaders confirmed Monday they are engaged in an effort to reach a deal with the governor that would update Florida’s gambling laws by allowing organized sports betting and bring in new revenue from the Seminole Tribe.
  • WPTV, 1.28.20 – Florida House Looks Again At Lottery Ticket Warning
    • After similar proposals were vetoed twice in recent years, House leaders are again trying to slap a warning on lottery tickets, while also seeking to declare the lottery off-limits if Florida allows sports gambling.