Industry News of the Day for July 1, 2021

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Overall Industry News: 


  • Daily Jefferson County Union, 7.1.21: Evers, Oneida Sign Deal To Allow Sports Betting In Wisconsin 
    • Gov. Tony Evers and the Oneida Nation signed an agreement Thursday to allow betting on sporting events for the first time in Wisconsin, joining a growing number of states that have embraced sports wagering as a means of generating revenue. 

New Jersey: 

  • NJ Biz, 7.1.21: NJCU, NJEDA To Establish Sports Betting, Fintech Hub 
    • The New Jersey Economic Development Authority signed a memorandum of understanding with New Jersey City University June 30 to propel the state forward in the online sports betting technology and financial technology sectors. 


South Dakota: 


  • IGB, 7.1.21: Maine Moves Closer To Mobile Sports Betting 
    • A bill to legalize mobile sports betting in Maine has been enacted by the state’s House chamber, clearing a regulatory hurdle before being passed to the US state’s Senate and then the Governor for final approval. 


  • US Bets, 6.30.21: Nevada Sports Betting Handle Ticks Higher To $477.6M For May 
    • The Nevada Gaming Control Board reported a sports betting handle of nearly $477.6 million for the month of May on Wednesday, a slight month-over-month increase from April as more people returned to the Silver State for wagering purposes.