Industry News of the Day for January 8, 2019

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New York:

North Dakota:

  • Sports Handle, 1.7.19 – Two North Dakota Lawmakers Set to File Sports Betting Bills
    • Two North Dakota lawmakers are preparing to file bills that would legalize sports betting in a state that only allows gaming through charitable organizations. The lawmakers, Representative Thomas Beadle (R-District 27) and Representative Jason Docktor (R-District 7) have plans for similar bills, and depending on how Beadle’s bill is received, Docktor may choose instead to offer legislation that would ultimately change the state constitution to allow commercial sports betting.

Washington DC:

  • Sports Handle, 1.7.19 – D.C. Lottery Wants to Extend Monopoly to Intralot
    • Three weeks to the day after the D.C. Council passed a bill to legalize sports betting, it will take up additional legislation that will allow the D.C. Lottery to partner with an operator without a competitive bidding process, and begin developing sports betting regulations.





Federal updates:

  • No new federal updates to report.

Sports league updates:

  • iGaming Business, 1.8.19 – NBC
    Sports to integrate predictions game in NBA broadcast

    • NBC Sports will debut a predictions game incorporating
      features more commonly found in in-play wagering during its live
      broadcast of the NBA basketball game between the Washington Wizards and
      Milwaukee Bucks this week.

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