Industry News of the Day for July 30, 2020

iDEA Growth in the News:

  • Sports Handle, 7.29.20 – OTBs Poised To Become Critical To Illinois Sports Betting (iDEA Growth mentioned)
    • In Illinois, horse racing events are currently taking place at racetracks — only without fans. And just last week, Gov. J.B. Pritzker did not renew an executive order that allowed consumers to register for Illinois online sportsbooks on mobile devices, from wherever they may reside or move about the state.

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Overall Industry News:

  • Gambling Compliance, 7.30.20 – US Lotteries Left Behind As Coronavirus Accelerates Online Shift (subscription paywall)
    • The lottery model of selling scratch-off tickets at local retailers has generated billions of dollars for state coffers for more than a half-century, but lottery officials believe the coronavirus pandemic has accerated shifts toward online and cashless transactions.

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