Industry News of the Day for January 29, 2020

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  • The Day, 1.28.20 – Draft Of Gaming Bill Details Expansion, Tribes’ Sports Betting
    • A draft of state Sen. Cathy Osten’s latest gaming bill calls for Gov. Ned Lamont to reach new agreements authorizing the Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan tribes to offer sports wagering at their resort casinos, at the “satellite” casino they still hope to build in East Windsor and at three other tribally owned facilities the proposed legislation would authorize in “entertainment zones” in Hartford, New Haven and elsewhere.

New Hampshire:

  • Boston Herald, 1.28.20 – Chris Sununu Says NH Sports Betting Wagers Net $15.8 Million In One Month
    • New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu says more than $15.8 million has been wagered since sports betting became legal in the Granite State less than a month ago — a “booming” revenue stream that comes as the Baker administration lowers expectations for tax returns from Massachusetts’ casinos.


  • Gambling Compliance, 1.29.20 – Virginia May Legalize Casinos Within Weeks (subscription paywall)
    • With less than six weeks remaining in this year’s legislative session in Virginia, gambling lobbyists appear to have momentum as they prepare to launch an aggressive campaign to bring casinos to the Old Dominion.
  • Washington Business Journal, 1.29.20 – Sports Betting May Finally Come To VA If A State Bill Wins Support (subscription paywall)
    • Virginia lawmakers will consider fully legalizing online sports betting during their 2020 legislative session, while also tackling more substantial changes that could allow for the construction of casinos.

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