Industry News of the Day for May 13, 2020

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Washington, D.C.:



  • Sports Handle, 5.12.20 – It Could Be 2022 Before Online-Only Sportsbooks Come To Illinois
    • Legal sports betting in Illinois has gotten off to a rocky start. Retail sportsbooks went live in Illinois days before the professional sports leagues shut down amid the COVID-19 crisis, so even though sports betting is legal, it’s not happening.
  • PlayIllinois, 5.12.20 – Get Your Kicks With Betting On European Soccer Leagues
    • European soccer leagues might be an ocean away, but when Illinois’ retail sportsbooks open their doors again, betting action on the biggest club matches in the world should be available.





  • The Advocate, 5.12.20 – Louisiana Casino Reopening Delayed, Device Cap Questioned As End Of Shutdown Looms
    • A gaming task force wants an explanation of why Gov. John Bel Edwards is capping the number of slot machines and table game positions at casinos and video poker truck stops, along with limiting the number of customers — restrictions that could affect some casinos’ decisions on potentially reopening next week.



  • Gambling.Com, 5.12.20 – Analysis: Nevada Mobile Regulations Limit Sports Bettors
    • Drive-through mobile sportsbooks are popping up in Las Vegas like fast-food restaurants and William Hill says it is increasing the number to give mobile sports bettors more options as sports leagues and events start returning.

South Dakota:

  • Capital Journal, 5.12.20 – Sports Betting To Be On Ballot
    • The South Dakota Attorney General’s office has released its official ballot explanation for the November 2020 general election.