Industry News of the Day for July 16, 2021

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  • SBC, 7.16.21: SportsHandle: That was the week that was in US sports betting 
    • When the Senate of Canada approved a bill on single-event sports betting last month in a historic 11th hour vote, the Canadian Parliament laid the groundwork for the rollout of wagering on single-game athletic events north of the border. 


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South Dakota: 

  • Sports Handle, 7.16.21: South Dakota Approves Sports Betting Regs; Wyoming Application Process Open 
    • South Dakota and Wyoming regulators took significant steps toward their projected go-live sports betting dates this week, when the South Dakota Commission on Gaming amended and passed final sports betting regulations and the Wyoming Gaming Commission opened its sports betting operator and vendor application processes. 



  • Columbia Basin Herald, 7.16.21: Louisiana’s first fantasy sports betting license approved 
    • Louisiana gambling regulators Thursday backed the state’s first license for fantasy sports betting, paving the way for DraftKings to launch its operations in the 47 parishes where voters authorized the gaming activity nearly three years ago.