Industry News of the Day for March 23, 2020

iDEA Growth Member News:

  • PlayPennsylvania, 3.20.20 – Mobile Apps, Diversification Key For Sports Betting Operators To Weather The Storm (888 Holdings)
    • The sports world and sports betting industry are among the many feeling the dramatic effects of the global coronavirus pandemic. While the situation remains dynamic, we turned to an expert in the industry for some early projections on what potentially lies ahead for sportsbook and casino businesses.
  • Online Poker Report, 3.20.20 – PokerStars Rolls Out Swap Hold’Em, But US Players Get Left Out Again
    • There are no doubt many online poker players in the US who’d love a chance to try out such games. Sadly, there are a few factors that make it unlikely you’ll see them rolled out on PokerStars sites in Pennsylvania or New Jersey in the near future. Regulatory hurdles are one problem.

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  • The Detroit News, 3.20.20 – Casinos Want Bailout, Says Shutdown Affects 19,681 Employees In Michigan
    • All of Michigan’s 26 casinos, including MGM Grand, Greektown and MotorCity in Detroit, now have closed because of the global coronavrius outbreak, costing the properties collectively more than $1 billion if they remain shut for the eight weeks recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.