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Industry News of the Day for March 18, 2019

Industry News of the Day for March 18, 2019

Industry News:

New Jersey:

  • NJ Gambling Sites, 3.15.19 – NJ Online Gambling Revenue Stays Hot, Crosses $30 Million Mark Again
    • New Jersey online gambling revenue crossed the $30 million mark for the second month in a row. The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement released February’s numbers, and NJ online casino operators reported a combined $31,748,726 in revenue.
  • Play USA, 3.15.19 – February Report Reveals 3 Big New Jersey Sports Betting Insights
    • The New Jersey Department of Gaming Enforcement has released the February 2019 revenue report for New Jersey‘s sportsbooks. A deeper dive into the numbers reveals three main takeaways from the sportsbooks’ performance last month.

Connecticut:

  • CT Post, 3.15.19 – CT Lottery tickets could soon be available online
    • The future of gambling was on display Friday in two conference rooms at a suburban office park, home to CT Lottery. Two vendors demonstrated free-standing terminals and mobile applications that could allow gamblers to buy lottery tickets and place bets on sports from, well, just about anywhere.
  • Norwich Bulletin, 3.17.19 – Connecticut needs to legalize sports betting – now
    • The Supreme Court’s affirmative decision last year to allow the states to decide whether or not they will permit legal sports betting set in motion swift and steady changes throughout our region.
  • Hartford Courant, 3.15.19 – Potential vendors outline how sports betting could work through CT Lottery
    • As Connecticut legislators debate whether to legalize sports betting and who should be allowed to take wagers if they do, the CT Lottery has begun to explore the industry’s logistics.

Maryland:

  • Legal Sports Report, 3.15.19 – Better Luck Next Year For Maryland Sports Betting After AG Opinion Slows Plans
    • Already a long shot to pass in 2019, Maryland sports betting met its demise for this year at the state legislature. Maryland Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr. declared dead efforts to maneuver around a constitutional requirement to approve MD sports betting at the ballot box.

Ohio:

New York:

  • The Post-Journal, 3.16.19 – Cuomo Calls For Legalized Sports Betting
    • Andrew Cuomo wants 2019 to be the year legalized sports betting comes to New York state, but an audit by state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli casts doubt on how well the state can treat those with problem gambling addiction.

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