Industry News of the Day for March 27, 2020

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Overall Industry News:

  • iGB, 3.27.20 – A New Challenge And An Ongoing Threat
    • The impact of novel coronavirus (Covid-19) on operators’ businesses is being revised daily, and whilst the ever-present financial threat of corruption remains, there are reasons to be optimistic, writes International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA) chief executive Khalid Ali.

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New Jersey:

  • Gambling Compliance, 3.27.20 – New Jersey Approves New Bet Types Amid Global Sporting Shutdown (subscription paywall)
    • New Jersey’s Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) is temporarily allowing online sportsbooks to offer bets on table tennis, Eastern European basketball and various other less obvious sports amid the unprecedent shutdown of mainstream sporting events across North America and Western Europe.
  • PlayNJ, 3.26.20 – NJ Gaming News: AC Casinos Show Support, Monmouth Linked To Horse Doping
    • It is Day 10, and Atlantic City casinos remain closed. It is already two times the longest closure in the history of gambling in New Jersey and there is no end in sight.
  • NJ Online Gambling, 3.26.20 – New Jersey Online Poker Operators See Spike With Players Staying At Home
    • It’s a tough time for the legalized sports betting industry of New Jersey, there’s no doubt about it.’
  • EGR Global, 3.27.20 – Q&A: Brining Fixed-Odds Racing To New Jersey (subscription paywall)
    • In an announcement that was buried among the usual US betting noise released each week, Australian supplier BetMakers revealed it was partnering with New Jersey’s Monmouth Park racetrack to provide fixed-odds bets on horseracing in the state, and eventually the rest of the legal betting landscape in the US.


Rhode Island:

  • Providence Journal, 3.27.20 – RI Casinos To Stay Closed Indefinitely
    • The Twin River casinos in Tiverton and Lincoln will stay closed until further notice because of the coronavirus pandemic.





  • iGB North America, 3.27.20 – Wildwood Casino Scores Sports Betting Deal With ISI
    • American Gaming Group, (AGG), operator of Wildwood Casino in Cripple Creek, Colorado, has entered into a sports betting technology partnership with ISI Race & Sports (ISI).