Industry News of the Day for July 26, 2019


  • Philadelphia Business Journal, 7.25.19 – Sports Betting A Boon For Local Casinos
    • At the Philadelphia Business Journal’s second-annual Business of Sports event, executives from three local casinos say it has enhanced their product for existing customers and opened doors for new ones.



  • Indianapolis Star, 7.24.19 – Mark Miles On How Sports Gambling Will Affect IndyCar, IMS
    • Though sports gambling will become legal for Hoosiers 21-years-old or older on Sept. 1, do not expect to see truckloads of betting kiosks unloaded at Indianapolis Motor Speedway any time soon. Under the new legislation recently passed by Indiana lawmakers, only licensed casinos, racinos and off-track betting facilities are permitted to open a sports book and accept bets.

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  • Play USA, 7.25.19 – Anatomy Of A Merger Part III: Caesars, Eldorado & How Sports Betting Fits
    • In a deal that has far-reaching implications, Eldorado Resorts agreed to purchase and merge with Caesars Entertainment. In a new three-part series, Play USA will analyze how the $17.3 billion deal impacts the land-based casinos, online gambling, and sports betting.
  • Atlantic City Weekly, 7.25.19 – Sports Betting Radio, Mocktail Competitions And More
    • Beginning Monday, Aug. 5, WBSS-AM in Atlantic City will be rebranded as “AM 1490, Sports Betting Radio.” With a 24/7 sports talk format, the station has a market-exclusive affiliation with The BetR Network, a broadcast radio network dedicated exclusively to sports betting.