Industry News of the Day for March 5, 2020

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New Jersey:

  • Associated Press, 3.4.20 – Trounced At Polls, North Jersey Casino Bills Still Lurking
    • New Jersey voters seemingly drove a stake through the heart of proposals to expand casino gambling beyond Atlantic City to the suburbs near New York City when nearly 80% of those who cast ballots rejected a referendum four years ago.


  • The Wall Street Journal, 3.3.20 – Connecticut Governor Clashes With Tribes On Sports Betting
    • Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont threw his support behind a bill that would allow multiple operators to begin offering sports betting in the state, putting him at odds with the tribes that run Mohegan Sun and Foxwoods Resort Casino.
  • Sports Handle, 3.4.20 – Connecticut Sports Betting Efforts Headed Back To Nowhere
    • On the same day that Connecticut’s Committee on Public Safety and Security held its first hearing of 2020 on legal sports betting, Governor Ned LaMont released a statement saying he’s not willing to give the state’s tribes exclusivity.


West Virginia:



  • The Joplin Globe, 3.4.20 – House Closer To Debate On Sports Betting
    • A Missouri House committee cleared the way this week for two plans to legalize sports betting to move to the House floor, where legislators will get the chance to iron out their remaining wrinkles.
  • Richmond News, 3.4.20 – Proposed Bills Would Expand, Regulate Gambling
    • A bill to create regulations for legalized video gambling in Missouri is being framed as a solution to the potentially illegal machines that have cropped up around the state and a way to replace falling revenue from the casino industry.





South Dakota: