Industry News of the Day for June 12, 2019

iDEA Growth in the News:

  • Legal US Poker Sites, 6.11.19 – US District Court Wire Act Decision Good for Online Poker (iDEA Growth founder J. Ifrah quoted)
    • Last week, the United States Department of Justice lost an important case in the US District Court when Judge Paul Barbadoro ruled for the New Hampshire Lottery Commission and its online service provider, NeoPollard.

Industry News:

  • Legal Sports Report, 6.11.19 – Sports Betting Legislative Lasso: NY Sports Betting Update; Where Else Could Still Legalize?
    • Hello, ladies and gents, and welcome back to your regularly scheduled tour of the US sports betting landscape. It’s been too long since we last spun our lasso in the air, so we figured we’d toss out a surprise Tuesday edition for you. Considering what has transpired in recent weeks, an unusual maneuver like this only seems fitting.

New York:


  • Play USA, 6.11.19 – Massachusetts Sports Betting: Are Stakeholders On The Same Page?
    • The headlines out of Massachusetts suggest stakeholders are now on the same page when it comes to sports betting legislation. That’s welcome news for the Bay State and its myriad of sports betting proposals. The belief that the state’s three casino operators—MGM, Wynn, and Penn National–are on the same page as Boston-based DraftKings stems from a two-day hearing in front of the Massachusetts Economic Development and Emerging Technologies Committee, and a corresponding letter signed by all three Massachusetts’ casino operators.

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