Industry News of the Day for July 8, 2019

Industry News:


  • Sports Handle, 7.3.19 – Indiana Could Block Mobile Betting At Sports Venues
    • Under proposed sports betting regulations released this week by the IGC, a professional sports league or the NCAA, which is headquartered in the state in Indianapolis, could seek to create a temporary sports betting “dead zone” at a venue, made possible by geolocation technology.


  • Boston Herald, 7.5.19 – Time To Get Into The Lottery Game
    • This Monday, Mass Lottery Executive Director Michael Sweeney and State Treasurer Deborah Goldberg appeared before the Joint Committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure to make the pitch for online options for most of its gaming offerings.



  • Sports Handle, 7.3.19 – Maine Legal Sports Betting On Hold As Governor Demurs On Passage
    • On Tuesday the deadline came and went for Maine Governor Janet Mills to sign L.D. 553, a bill passed by both chambers of the legislature on the last day of the session on June 19 that would legalize sports wagering in retail sportsbooks and online statewide.


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Puerto Rico:

  • Poker News, 7.5.19 – Inside Gaming: Puerto Rico Lawmakers Pass Sports Betting Legislation
    • Lawmakers in Puerto Rico have voted in favor of a measure to legalize both online gambling and sports betting in Puerto Rico, with only a signature from Governor Ricardo Roselló now needed for the law to pass. That step is expected, as Roselló has already expressed his support.

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