Industry News of the Day for January 31, 2020

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New Jersey:



  • WSHU, 1.30.20 – Bill Pushes Online Sports Betting At Connecticut Casinos
    • Connecticut lawmakers say they want to mandate Governor Ned Lamont to reopen negotiations with the state’s two federally recognized Native American tribes to offer online sports betting at existing and any future casinos.
  • Journal Inquirer, 1.30.20 – Backing For Expanded Gambling
    • Lawmakers said they’re ready to legalize sports gambling and internet betting as a bipartisan group of legislators united Wednesday to lend their support to a comprehensive gambling package, but a deal with the Mashantucket Pequots and Mohegans still must be finalized.



West Virginia:


  • Associated Press, 1.30.20 – Push To Allow Online Sports Betting In Washington State
    • A owner of a company that owns 19 private gambling rooms across Washington state on Thursday spoke in support of a bill that would authorize sports betting, including on mobile devices.
  • Law360, 1.30.20 – State House Committee OKs Tribal Sports Betting Bill (subscription paywall)
    • Washington state lawmakers on Thursday pushed forward a bill to allow sports betting at the state’s tribal casinos, looking to become the latest state to legalize the activity, though it would fall short of allowing online and mobile betting that has proved to be dominant in other states.
  • KOMO News, 1.30.20 – Washington State Lawmakers Mull Legalizing Sports Betting
    • With the Super Bowl just a few days away, it could be legal in Washington state for sports betting as lawmakers mull whether to allow it.






  • Sports Handle, 1.30.20 – Missouri Bill With Royalty, Data Mandate Passes Committee
    • The potential legalization of sports wagering took another step forward in Missouri on Wednesday when a new bill that would regulate sports betting, as well as video lottery terminals, cleared the state’s House Special Committee on Government Oversight and is now headed to the House floor.




  • Legal Sports Report, 1.30.20 – 2020 Vision: Conditions Still Look Swampy For Florida Sports Betting
    • Florida Rep. David Santiago walked to the microphone in an aisle at the National Council of Legislators for Gaming States conference earlier this month. He asked panelists the question on the mind of all legislators in the Sunshine State: Does authorizing Florida sports betting count as an expansion of gambling?





  • KTVH, 1.30.20 – Court Denies Injunction In Sports Wagering License Lawsuit
    • The judge overseeing a lawsuit challenging sports betting rules in Montana, has denied an injunction that would have stopped the Montana Lottery from issuing sports wagering licenses until the lawsuit was resolved.


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