Industry News of the Day for July 14, 2020

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Industry News:

  • SBC Americas, 7.14.20 – Betgenius Pitches Unmissable Report As US Sports Make Their Return
    • Ahead of the return of major US sports this month, sportsbook management solutions provider Betgenius whets the appetites of industry observers with a US white paper analyzing $50m worth of sports bets placed on property with its US casino partners since the start of 2019.
  • PlayUSA, 7.13.20 – William Hill Set To Operate More Sportsbooks In Eldorado-Caesars Deal
    • Last week, the Nevada Gaming Control Board (NGCB) officially signed off on William Hill operating all combined sportsbooks following the completion of the Eldorado Resorts/ Caesars Entertainment merger, which would account for 150 retail locations across nine states.
  • SBC Americas, 7.14.20 – Amelco’s Brandon Walker: Online Will Be The Strongest US Bet
    • Brandon Walker, Head of Business Development at Amelco, spoke exclusively with SBC Americas this week about the firm’s latest activities stateside, how the post-COVID landscape will shape up, and some of the relationships being forged.

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Federal News:

  • NJ Online Gambling, 7.13.20 – NJ Horsemen To NFL, Other Sports Leagues: Pay Me My Money Down
    • The New Jersey Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association told a federal court last week that six years after the NFL and four sports organization partners posted a $3.4 million bond, it’s past time for the horsemen to collect — plus interest.

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  • Sports Handle, 7.13.20 – One Size Doesn’t Fit All For Colorado Sportsbooks
    • Colorado has become something of a test market for legal sports betting. It is the first U.S. jurisdiction in which a tribal property launched an online sportsbook that’s available statewide; where Circa expanded outside of Nevada; where the SuperBook will expand out of Nevada; where the U.K.-based Smarkets made its American debut; and where the Australia-based PointsBet has established its U.S. headquarters.
  • Denver Post, 7.13.20 – Colorado Fans Wagered $25.6 Million In First Month Of Legal Sports Betting
    • Colorado’s sports betting industry kicked off May 1 during a global pandemic and in the absence of most major league sports. But that didn’t stop fans from placing bets — particularly on ping pong.
  • The Colorado Sun, 7.13.20 – Table Tennis Got The Lion’s Share Of Colorado’s First $25 Million In Sports Betting Wagers
    • More than $6.5 million was wagered on table tennis matches in Colorado in May, accounting for about a quarter of the state’s first month of sports betting.
  • SBC Americas, 7.14.20 – Colorado Sports Betting Debut Signals Bigger Things To Come
    • Despite a lack of major sporting activity on which to wager, Colorado’s first month of sports betting topped the debut month of most of the largest markets in the country.
  • SBC Americas, 7.14.20 – TheScore Makes Its Move On Colorado With GLI Certification
    • Score Media and Gaming Inc has announced that its subsidiary, Score Digital Sports Ventures Inc (theScore Bet), has obtained Gaming Laboratories International GLI-33 certification for its mobile sports betting app and the sportsbook player account management platform it plans to deploy in Colorado.