Industry News of the Day for May 18, 2020

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New Jersey:

  • Gambling Compliance, 5.18.20 – Top New Jersey Regulator Calls Internet Gambling Foes Hypocrites (subscription paywall)
    • With New Jersey’s ascension to the world’s third largest licensed online casino market, the state’s chief gaming regulator on Friday lambasted online gaming opponents.
  • NJ Online Gambling, 5.18.20 – NJ Gambling Czar Offers Lessons On His State’s Online Success
    • After a month in which New Jersey online casino and mobile sports betting operators generated $82.6 million in spite of the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic — while operators in most other states collected nothing, or very close to it — the state’s top regulator resisted any temptation Friday for an “I told you so” moment.
  • NJ Online Gambling, 5.15.20 – New Jersey Celebrates Second Anniversary Of Historic Sports Betting Ruling By Supreme Court
    • Several U.S. legal gambling expansion advocates gathered on a conference call Thursday to celebrate the second anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark decision to invalidate a 1992 federal law that had banned a wide swath of sports betting in every state outside of Nevada.



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  • The Baltimore Sun, 5.15.20 – Louisiana Senate Approves 2 Sports Betting Bills
    • In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, the Louisiana Senate is still working on sports betting bills, pushing two through to the House over the past 24 hours.