Industry News of the Day for March 25, 2021

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  • Legal Sports Report, 3.24.21 – Connecticut Finally On Legislative Road To Legal Sports Betting … Maybe By NFL Season
    • After more than three years of conversation and countless hours of hearings, Connecticut’s Joint Public Safety and Security Committee finally moved a package of bills that support and complement Gov. Ned Lamont’s HB 6451, the key bill that represents the state’s gaming compact agreement with the Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan tribes that was announced last week.




  • Sports Handle, 3.24.21 – Nevada Congresswoman Resumes Push To Repeal Excise Tax On Sports Betting
    • On Tuesday, Rep. Dina Titus (D–Nev.) resumed her push to repeal the tax during a challenging period when casinos nationwide have lost millions in revenue and eliminated thousands of positions due to the COVID-19 pandemic and restrictions. Titus urged Congress to eliminate the 0.25% tax on state handle during a presentation before the U.S. House of Representatives Ways and Means Committee Tuesday.


  • TN Bets, 3.24.21 – Head Of Sports Wagering In Tennessee Resigns
    • According to the Tennessee Star, Danielle Boyd, the lottery’s Vice President of Sports Gaming Operations, resigned last Thursday. According to an earlier statement by the lottery’s Communications Director Dave Smith, Boyd “gave notice on the 16th for another opportunity, and her last day is the (March) 31st.”