Industry News of the Day for July 18, 2019



  • Sports Handle, 7.18.19 – Mass Lawmaker On Legal Sports Betting: ‘Why Is This Taking So Long?’
    • At the start of the legislative season in January, Massachusetts lawmakers filed more than a dozen bills related to sports betting and it looked like a decent bet that it would be among the first to legalize sports betting in 2019. But with the start of the NFL season on the horizon, two New England states have legalized or have operational sports betting, and the Bay State isn’t one of them.

New York:

Rhode Island:

  • Boston Globe, 7.18.19 – R.I. Has Turbulent First Year Of Legal Sports Betting
    • The state of Rhode Island is pulling in far less money than originally projected in its first year of legalized sports betting – and gamblers have won bets at a higher rate than in many other states, according to industry data.


Overall Industry News:

  • Legal Sports Report, 7.18.19 – What Gaming In Holland Can Teach The US Sports Betting Market
    • Like the United States, Holland is undergoing an exciting time in the realm of gaming. The Dutch Senate passed a remote gaming bill in February. This bill could bring regulated gaming to Holland before the end of next year.