Industry News of the Day for July 2, 2021

iDEA Growth Member News: 

Overall Industry News: 

  • Online Poker Report, 7.1.21: For Online Gambling Social Media Ads, Facebook Might Be The Best Bet 
    • Online gambling operators care about social media network visibility, so the recent news that YouTube would enact restrictions on gambling ad placements couldn’t have gone without notice. That’s why Facebook could become even more important to the industry. 

New York: 

  • Sports Handle, 7.1.21: Sources: New York Mobile Sports Betting RFA Delayed As Much As Two Weeks 
    • As the deadline approached Thursday evening for the New York Gaming Commission to release its closely watched Request for Applications on mobile sports betting, one industry source with knowledge of the situation told Sports Handle that the release of the RFA could be delayed by as much as two weeks.