Industry News of the Day for June 15, 2021

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  • Gaming Today, 6.14.21: 45 Amendments Proposed To Ohio Sports Betting Bill 
    • State Sen. Kirk Schuring, chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Gaming, took to an Ohio radio station this morning and said they are nearing the finish line. Even with 45 proposed amendments submitted to the committee by last week’s deadline, the hope is to vote and send it to Ohio House by the end of the week. 


  • IGB, 6.14.21: Iowa Sports Betting Holds Steady With Cooling Sports Schedule 
    • The state handle was down a modest 2.9% compared to April, with $114.9 million in bets, according to an Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission release last week. Sportsbook operators generated $6.1 million in revenue, good for a 5.3% hold. Iowa sports betting generated $414,415 in May tax revenue for the state. 



  • Play Illinois, 6.14.21: How Illinois Became The No. 2 Sports Betting Market In America 
    • The Illinois sports betting market finished well ahead of Nevada and Pennsylvania. Illinois, which is one of the last states to report monthly numbers, recorded $537.2 million in handle. Meanwhile, Nevada and Pennsylvania failed to crack $500 million. 


  • Sports Handle, 6.15.21: Arizona Proposed Sports Betting Rules Delayed. Is Sept. 9 Go-Live Date In Jeopardy? 
    • The Arizona Department of Gaming did not publish proposed sports betting and daily fantasy sports regulations as planned on Monday. The ADG shared little information about the delay, but multiple stakeholders told Sports Handle that Gov. Doug Ducey’s office sent the regulations back with more questions and comments than expected.