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Industry News of the Day for March 22, 2019

Industry News of the Day for March 22, 2019

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Kentucky:

  • Online Sports Report, 3.21.19 – Kentucky Online Poker Bill Back In The Barn Until Next Year
    • One thing is certain about Kentucky politics. No matter how much support a bill seems to have on any given day, that can quickly change. Case in point, just one month ago a bill to legalize online poker, daily fantasy sports, and sports betting appeared to be on the path to passage.

Indiana:

  • Sports Handle, 3.21.19 – Indiana Sports Betting Vehicle Debated At House Hearing
    • An Indiana committee held a nearly five-hour-long hearing on Wednesday evening on a controversial gambling expansion package that is the state’s 2019 vehicle for legalizing sports betting.

New York:

  • New York Times, 3.20.19 – Could New York City Get Real Casinos? State Leaders Are Listening
    • With New York’s upstate casinos struggling, some state officials are considering the once unthinkable: putting casinos in New York City itself. Representatives from major gaming companies have been meeting this week with lawmakers in Albany, including the Assembly speaker, Carl E. Heastie, to push a proposal to open as many as three full-fledged casinos in the New York City area.
  • News10, 3.20.19 – Sports betting closer to becoming legal in NY
    • On Wednesday, the New York State Gaming Commission posted regulations online to legalize sports betting and is now taking public comment.

Connecticut:

  • New England Public Radio, 3.20.19 – Sports Betting One Step Closer To Being Legal In Connecticut
    • Proposals that would expand gaming in Connecticut are on their way to the floor of the state legislature. Lawmakers passed several bills Tuesday, ranging from legislation that would skirt federal approval to authorize the building of a casino in East Windsor, to blueprints for how sports betting could be adopted in the state.