Industry News of the Day for March 8, 2021

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New York:




  • Maryland Matters, 3.5.21 – House Panel Expands And Approves Sports Gambling Bill
    • The House Ways & Means Committee approved a sports betting bill on Friday that backers say would clear the way for more minority and female entrepreneurs to get a foothold in the new and fast-growing industry.



  • iGB North America, 3.5.21 – Kansas Senate Passes Sports Betting Bill
    • The Kansas Senate has passed a bill that would legalize both retail and online sports wagering in the US state, after some minor amendments.

South Dakota:





  • iGB North America, 3.5.21 – Texas Sports Betting Bill Referred To House Committee
    • The Texas House of Representatives’ State Affairs Committee is to run the rule over a new bill that proposes legalizing certain forms of sports betting in the US state.
  • Yogonet, 3.8.21 – A Majority Of Texans Would Support Legal Casinos, Sports Betting In The State
    • A new poll reveals that 57% of Texans support allowing casino gambling in the state, while 29% of respondents are opposed, with 13% saying it doesn’t matter. Of that total, 52% of white evangelicals, a group that routinely blocks the expansion of gambling, are in favor of allowing casinos in Texas.




  • The Chronicle, 3.6.21 – Hope And Help: Problem Gambling Awareness Month
    • For the 19th year, the Oregon Council on Problem Gambling dedicates March to help increase public awareness of problem gambling and the availability of prevention, treatment, and recovery services.