Industry News of the Day for July 23, 2019

Industry News:

Washington, D.C.:

  • 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.)



West Virginia:

  • 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.


New York:


  • 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.