Industry News of the Day for July 23, 2019
- Legal Sports Report, 7.22.19 – The Week In Sports Betting: New York Gets A Taste, Pennsylvania Gets The Whole Shebang
- Almost six years after the enabling law passed and 14 months after PASPA fell, the first regulated sportsbooks finally popped up in New York last week.
- Sports Handle, 7.23.19 – D.C. Lottery Staff Reviewing Public Comments On Sports Betting
- The public comment period on sports betting regulations closed in Washington, D.C. on July 15, and according to a spokesperson from the Office of the Lottery and Charitable Games, Lottery staff will review the comments and determine if any merit inclusion.
- Legal Sports Report, 7.23.19 – How The D.C. Sports Betting Licensing Process Will Play Out
- Now that the DC sports betting contract is approved, preparations for launch can begin in earnest in the District of Columbia. DC sports betting is gearing up to go live, and facilities that serve alcohol are allowed to get in on the action. First, however, they must go through the DC Alcoholic Beverage Regulation Administration (ABRA.)
- Play USA, 7.22.19 – Pennsylvania Maintains Its Spot As Second Largest U.S. Gambling Market
- In the 13 years since the first casino opened its doors the state of Pennsylvania has grown into the country’s second-largest gambling market, trailing only Nevada, and the industry is showing no signs of slowing down.
- Casper Star Tribune, 7.23.19 – After Prodding From Leadership, Wyoming Lawmakers Revive Regulated Gambling Proposal
- Just three weeks ago, members of the Wyoming Legislature’s Joint Committee of Travel, Recreation and Cultural Resources decided it was giving up on an attempt to regulate gambling in the Cowboy State. Legislative leadership had other ideas, however.
- Play WV, 7.22.19 – Say What? Delaware North Gets An Answer As WV Sports Betting Saga Continues
- In April, Delaware North filed a lawsuit against Miomni, its sports betting provider, and the company’s chief executive officer, Michael Venner before the Delaware Court of Chancery. Two months later, Miomni answers back by filing a motion to dismiss the case and the West Virginia sports betting saga continues.
- US Bets, 7.22.19 – New Ohio Proposal Honors Famous Underdog Sports Betting Odds
- A proposed piece of legislation in Ohio would declare a betting holiday of sorts for iconic underdog boxer Buster Douglas, who grew up in Columbus. The legislation comes as Ohio lawmakers work on coming up with the path forward for the state to legalize and regulate sports betting, both in a retail setting and over the internet.
- The Daily Iowan, 7.23.19 – Iowa Educates Student-Athletes On Repercussions Of Sports Betting
- With the legalization of sports betting, Iowa has spent time informing its student-athletes on how the law affects them.
- Gambling Insider, 7.23.19 – New York Senator: Retail Sports Betting Will Not Stop Players Going To New Jersey
- Joseph Addabbo Jr., New York Senator and Chair of the Senate Racing, Gaming and Wagering Committee, believes the state needs to implement mobile sports betting to stop millions of dollars being spent across state boundaries in New Jersey.
- Forbes, 7.22.19 – FanDuel Brings Sports Betting To New York State’s Southern Tier, But Mobile Wagering In NY Still Not On Menu
- FanDuel has dominated sports-betting revenue in New Jersey this year. And now the company has established a foothold in New York State, which began legalized sports betting last week.
- KJZZ, 7.22.19 – Arizona Not Among States To Legalize Sports Betting — Will It Later?
- In the year since the U.S. Supreme Court allowed states to legalize sports betting, a handful have chosen to do so, including most recently, New York. Arizona, however, is not one of them. A bill that would have set up a system of legal sports gambling fizzled in the state legislature.