Industry News of the Day for July 20, 2020

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New Jersey:

  • Gambling Compliance, 7.20.20 – New Jersey Signs Off On Eldorado Resorts Becoming U.S. Gambling Giant (subscription paywall)
    • A $17.3bn gaming company merger is complete now that New Jersey regulators have signed off on Eldorado Resorts’ deal to acquire Caesars Entertainment, but deed restrictions on several Atlantic City properties will remain in place.
  • PlayNJ, 7.17.20 – NJDGE Approves Eldorado-Caesars Merger, Signaling Deal’s Closure
    • With an unemotional “yes” on Friday morning, New Jersey regulators signaled the creation of the largest gambling company in the United States. The NJ Division of Gaming Enforcement’s Casino Control Commission unanimously approved the conditional Eldorado acquisition of Caesars in its meeting.


Rhode Island:

  • Gambling Compliance, 7.20.20 – Rhode Island Deals Another Blow To In-Person Registration (subscription paywall)
    • Rhode Island has joined Illinois in abandoning an in-person registration requirement for online sports betting in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, but advocates of remote registration insist their battle is not won yet.

New York: