Industry News of the Day for June 29, 2020

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Rhode Island:

  • iGB North America, 6.29.20 – RI Sees Mobile Betting Improve In May
    • Sports wagering revenue in Rhode Island slumped 71.6% year-on-year in May as the state continued to feel the impact of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) crisis, though this marked a significant improvement on April’s figures.



  • PlayIllinois, 6.28.20 – IL State Senator Not Happy With Gaming Board’s Slow Pace
    • The Illinois gaming bill’s implementation process hasn’t exactly been smooth sailing over the past year. Resultingly, Illinois state Sen. Dave Syverson pointed some scathing remarks at the Illinois Gaming Board (IGB) this week.


  • Sports Illustrated, 6.28.20 – Gambling: Update And Outlook On Sports Betting In Ohio
    • Ohio has taken one step closer to joining the party, passing a sports-betting bill in the final days of May. That bill still needs to make its way through the Ohio Senate, with a few deviations possible before any legal wagers can be placed.