Industry News of the Day for June 9, 2020

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  • Bloomberg, 6.9.20 – Federal Regulation Could Sweeten The Sports Betting Pot
    • Sports betting has finally come to the U.S. Yet, in perhaps the most capitalist economy in the world, the rollout of the industry can be described as anything but smooth, say Alexander Kane, a sports betting expert and entrepreneur, and derivatives lawyer David Aron.


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  • Sports Handle, 6.8.20 – Illinois Mobile Sports Betting Rules Reaching A State Of Confusion
    • When Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker issued an executive order Thursday that would allow sports bettors to register remotely for wagering accounts, he, along with the Illinois Gaming Board, created some confusion.
  • US Bets, 6.8.20 – Arlington Park And ITHA Closer, But Still No New Deal
    • Despite making progress over the weekend in extended negotiations, the length of an agreement continues to be the major divide between Arlington Park and the Illinois Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association for live horse racing.





  • Gambling Compliance, 6.9.20 – U.S. Federal Government Approves Oklahoma Compacts, Enabling Sports Betting (subscription paywall)
    • The U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) has approved two controversial tribal-state gaming compacts signed in April by Governor Kevin Stitt, despite opposition from Oklahoma’s attorney general, other Indian tribes and top legislative leaders, Stitt’s office said Monday.