Industry News of the Day for July 28, 2022

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  • Axios, 7.28.22 – Clock running out on legalizing sports betting in Massachusetts
    • Massachusetts would be one of a minority of states to still ban sports betting if Democrats in control of Beacon Hill can’t come to a compromise soon.
  • Sports Handle, 7.27.22 – Mass Impasse: With Deadline Approaching, Bay State Lawmakers Still Stuck
    • Anyone with an interest in whether or not Massachusetts lawmakers will legalize sports betting this year has long had July 31 circled on their calendar. That is the final date on which a conference committee, assembled in May to hammer out differences between the House and Senate on the issue, could offer up a compromise or leave it to die this session.
  • Legal Sports Report, 7.27.22 – Business Trade Group Joins MA Sports Betting Push As Deadline Nears
    • The largest business association in MA wants the state to pass its stalled sports betting bill by Sunday’s legislative deadline. On Tuesday, the Associated Industries of Massachusetts (AIM) sent a letter to state policymakers in the House and Senate supporting the legalization and regulation of sports betting in Massachusetts.

North Carolina

  • Legal Sports Report, 7.27.22 – Four The Love: Sportsbooks Late In Failed Online NC Sports Betting Bid
    • The bid to legalize NC online sports betting failed last month by the barest of margins. However, the effort might have received a stronger push toward the line had sportsbooks not left it until too late to mobilize their customer base. [DraftKings]