Industry News of the Day for March 9, 2020

iDEA Growth Member News:

  • DraftKings Nation, 3.6.20 – Gambling And The New NFL Collective Bargaining Agreement (Sportradar, 888)
    • The NFL Players Association presented a proposed collective bargaining agreement to its members to vote on. We break down the extensive gambling discussion in the proposed deal.

Overall Industry News:

Federal News:

  • Law360, 3.6.20 – NJ Antes Up In 1st Wire Act Opinion Dispute (subscription paywall)
    • New Jersey’s attorney general has put his chips in at the First Circuit alongside the New Hampshire Lottery Commission and a lottery vendor challenging the U.S Department of Justice’s revised opinion on the Wire Act, saying the new opinion threatens to end New Jersey’s multimillion-dollar online gambling industry.
  • Cape May County Herald, 3.6.20 – AG Urges Federal Appeals Court To Protect NJ Online Gaming Industry
    • Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal filed a brief March 6 explaining to a federal court of appeals why federal law permits most forms of online wagering.

Sports League News:





New Jersey:


  • CT Mirror, 3.6.20 – Slots On Your Smartphone? Lamont Says, ‘No.’
    • One of the questions now before Connecticut lawmakers: Are they ready to permit the Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan tribal nations, owners of Foxwoods Resort Casino and Mohegan Sun, to offer their casino games online?

New York:

  • iGB North America, 3.9.20 – NY Sports Betting Market Hits New Low In February
    • New York’s four commercial casinos have reported losses of $179,593 from sports betting in February, with del Lago the only venue to actually generate revenue during the month.


South Dakota: