- Sports Handle, 7.19.19 – Get A Grip: The Week In Sports Betting: PA Online Numbers Offer Glimpse Of Future
- Here’s the weekend Sports Handle item, “Get a Grip,” recapping the week’s top stories and rounding up key stories in sports betting, gaming, and the world of sports at large. You may have missed them, and they are worth reading.
- The Washington Post, 7.21.19 – Opinion: The Controversy Surrounding D.C.’s Sports Betting Contract Is Achingly Unsurprising
- The latest controversy over the District’s award of a lucrative sole-source contract is achingly unsurprising. D.C. has established a procurement system that is steeped in politics and parochialism, with the checkered history to show for it.
- The Washington Post, 7.19.19 – D.C. Lawmaker Defends Vote On No-Bid Gambling Contract That Lists His Cousin
- D.C. Council Member Kenyan R. McDuffie (D-Ward 5) on Friday defended his vote for a no-bid gambling contract, saying that his sole motivation was the best interests of the District and its residents.
- Legal Sports Report, 7.19.19 – State Gaming Commission Seeks Online NY Sports Betting Study
- New York Sen. Joseph Addabbo Jr. is looking for evidence to prove there is a large market for sports betting across the state, and he might just get it from the New York State Gaming Commission.
- The Courier, 7.21.19 – Kickoff Of Sports Gambling Imminent
- It’s a safe bet Iowans will be able to wager on college and professional football games when the season kicks off this fall.
- KMA Land, 7.20.19 – Geolocation Part Of New Sports Betting Law
- The Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission got a look at some of the technology that will be used for sports gambling during their meeting last week.
- Sports Handle, 7.19.19 – Summer In The South Translates Into Slow June For Mississippi Sportsbooks
- Mississippi sportsbooks took the least amount of bets in June since last August, the first month of legal sports betting in the state. Magnolia State sportsbooks wrote $15.19 mm in bets this June, which resulted in $1.63 mm in taxable revenue, traditionally one of the slowest months of the year.
- The News Tribune, 7.20.19 – Washington Gambling Chief Sees Black Market Explosion When Sports Betting Is Legalized
- The Washington State Gambling Commission is bracing for sweeping changes as the Legislature heads toward a second year of debate about whether to approve a major expansion of legal sports gambling.
Overall Industry News:
- Online Poker Report, 7.19.19 – Legal Online Gambling And Sports Betting Were Meant For Each Other
- Legal sports betting is spreading across the nation like wildfire. Look no further than this map of sports betting bills for visual evidence. Unfortunately, in many cases the end product falls short on a number of fronts, including projected revenue and consumer expectations.