Industry News of the Day for June 16, 2020

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  • CNBC, 6.16.20 – Coronavirus May Sway Regulators To Allow Casinos To Say Good-Bye To Cash
    • More than half of casino customers say they are less likely to use cash in their everyday lives because of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to a report released Tuesday by the American Gaming Association.
  • SBC Americas, 6.15.20 – AGA Cites Further Tribal Gaming Growth In Latest Annual Survey
    • In its 2020 State of the States annual survey of the US commercial casino sector, the American Gaming Association (AGA) has again dedicated a full segment to the country’s tribal gaming industry, citing further growth in 2019.
  • Gambling Compliance, 6.16.20 – Apple Faces Lawsuit Over Loot Boxes (subscription paywall)
    • Attorneys representing a California mother and her son allege technology behemoth Apple is complicit in promoting illegal gambling by allowing developers to market games featuring loot boxes on the App Store.

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  • Sports Handle, 6.15.20 – CA Tribes Not Giving Up On Their Version Of Sports Betting
    • A coalition of California Indian tribes was remarkably close to the threshold of signatures needed to get its sports betting referendum on the November ballot when Gov. Gavin Newsom put the state on lockdown to battle the spread of COVID-19 on March 20.