- Sports Handle, 7.11.19 – Betting On College Sports – Or Not – Often A Game Of Political Football
- Prohibiting betting on college sports leaves money on the table, allows black market to continue to thrive.
- SBC Americas, 7.12.19 – That Was The Week That Was In US Sports Betting
- SportsHandle and friends deliver another round-up of the week’s big developments in US sports betting.
- WJLA, 7.10.19 – Betting On Sports Will Be Legal In D.C. As Soon As September. Here’s How It’ll Work.
- A controversial city council vote Tuesday nailed down the final of three ways folks inside DC’s city limits will soon be able to bet on sports.
- US Bets, 7.11.19 – North Carolina On Verge Of Passing Bill For Study Of Statewide Sports Betting
- North Carolina’s sports betting plans are currently in limbo, but major progress was made this week. On Thursday, the North Carolina House approved a piece of legislation that calls for a study of the “feasibility” of regulating sports wagering in the state.
- Legal Sports Report, 7.11.19 – Next Steps For Iowa Sports Betting Take Shape At Public Hearing
- True to its Midwest roots, Iowa continues to advance toward legal sports betting with quiet, steady movement as it aims for a late-summer launch.
- Iowa Public Radio, 7.11.19 – Regulators Plan Final Vote On Iowa Sports Betting
- State regulators will vote later this month on rules allowing sports betting in Iowa, fulfilling a law passed this year by the legislature. If the guidelines are adopted by the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission, the first wagers could be made as soon as mid-August.
- US Bets, 7.11.19 – Iowa Commission Gathering Feedback On Draft Sports Betting Regulations
- On Thursday, the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission met to move the ball farther down the field on sports betting, with the goal of reaching the end zone by the start of the NFL season.
- Legal Sports Report, 7.12.19 – Don’t Expect New Hampshire Sports Betting To Launch Anytime Soon
- New Hampshire sports betting will join the national party today. Gov. Chris Sununu will sign H 480 into law Friday morning, legalizing and regulating sports betting in his state.
- AP, 7.12.19 – Sununu To Sign Sports Betting Bill
- New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu is set to sign a bill authorizing sports betting in the state.
- Rhode Island Monthly, 7.12.19 – Legalized Sports Betting May Not Be A Sure Thing For Rhode Island
- Rhode Island’s first foray into sports betting has not paid off nearly as handsomely as expected. At the five-month mark, the state had garnered a tiny fraction of the projected revenue.
- KPAX, 7.11.19 – Lottery Sports-Betting Contract Under Fire – But Betting Could Be In Place This Year
- Sports betting in Montana could be underway by the end of the year, state lottery officials said Thursday — although gambling-industry lobbies in Montana urged a slower path, saying the Lottery should rebid its contract to operate the new activity.
- Legal Sports Betting, 7.11.19 – Gaming Venues File Paperwork For Indiana Sports Betting Approval
- Legal Indiana sports betting is still roughly two months away from launching, but that isn’t stopping the gambling establishments of the state from getting ready.
iDEA Growth Member News:
- Sports Handle, 7.12.19 – As All-Star Deadline Passes, MLB Yet To Announce New Official Betting Partners
- DraftKings, FanDuel near deals with MLB to become authorized gaming operators of the league.
Overall Industry News:
- Online Poker Report – Facebook’s Pluribus Poker AI Makes Giant Technological Leap
- Facebook and Carnegie Mellon University have collaborated on a new artificial-intelligence poker program that appears to be able to consistently beat some of the best human players in the world.
- Legal Sports Betting, 7.11.19 – What State Has The Smartest Sports Bettors?
- With over a year of sports betting in the books, trends have started to form regarding how each state is producing.
- EGR, 7.12.19 – US Betting Market Trends: The Coming Marketing Wars
- The regulated US sports betting market generated handle of $717.3m for the month of May, which was down 1.12% on April’s total of $725.4m.