Industry News of the Day for June 17, 2020

Overall Industry News:

Federal News:

  • Gambling Compliance, 6.17.20 – Justice Department Faces Long Odds In Internet Gambling Appeal (subscription paywall)
    • The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) is like a football team trailing by two touchdowns at half-time and hoping for a comeback in a case which could determine the future of online lotteries and the internet gambling industry.
  • Law360, 6.16.20 – Leagues Say Purported Sports Betting Hypocrisy Old News (subscription paywall)
    • The major professional sports leagues and NCAA urged a New Jersey federal court to toss a bid for $150 million in damages from a horse racetrack that was prevented from offering sports betting after the leagues sued to stop New Jersey from legalizing the activity.

Sports League News:







  • Ballopedia News, 6.17.20 – Louisiana Parishes To Vote On Sports Betting In November
    • On June 12, Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards (D) signed Senate Bill 130 (SB 130) that will ask the voters in each of Louisiana’s 64 parishes whether or not to authorize sports betting within the parish.