Industry News of the Day for March 2, 2020

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  • Gambling Compliance, 3.2.20 – US Appeals Court Denies Mashpee Casino Challenge (subscription paywall)
    • The U.S. Court of Appeals in Boston has upheld a lower court ruling to overturn a land-into-trust designation for the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe, a decision that could clear the way for the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) to move forward with the state’s third commercial casino.
  • Boston Globe, 2.28.20 – Sports Betting Would Be Legal Under Bill Moving Ahead In Mass. Legislature
    • Massachusetts casinos and a handful of online operators would be allowed to offer betting on college and professional athletic events under new legislation state lawmakers advanced Friday, a major step in the pursuit of legalized sports wagering within the state’s borders.
  • The Herald News, 2.28.20 – New Bill To Legalize Sports Betting In Massachusetts Advances
    • Adults in Massachusetts would be able to bet on professional and Division I college sports in person and through web or mobile apps under legislation released Friday by a legislative panel that’s been studying sports betting for a year.





  • The Joplin Globe, 2.28.20 – Sports Betting Back On Table In Missouri
    • As neighboring states such as Iowa, Illinois and Arkansas legalize sports betting, some state lawmakers hope this is the year Missouri gets in the game.




  • iGB North America, 3.2.20 – New Alabama Bill Targets Legal Sports Betting
    • Alabama’s House of Representatives is to run the rule over a new bill that aims to legalize land-based and mobile sports wagering in the US state.




  • Gambling Compliance, 3.2.20 – Oregon Lottery Expecting Loss Amid College Betting Ban
    • The Oregon Lottery confirmed Friday that it will lose money on the agency’s mobile sports-betting app for the fiscal year ending June 30, a change from initial predictions that legal wagering would produce a $6.3m profit in its first year.



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