- NJ Gambling Sites, 5.1.19 – Resorts ‘Not That Surprised’ To Be Near The Top In NJ Online Gambling
- Resorts is getting a lot of attention these days, and for a good reason. Its NJ sports betting apps and online casino partnerships are producing strong revenue returns.
- Play WV, 4.30.19 – WV Sportsbooks Anticipate Return Of Online Betting As Handle Plateaus
- West Virginia sports betting has officially hit a plateau while operating just three WV sportsbooks. With no mobile sports wagering apps available in the Mountain State, betting figures have stagnated. After seeing a slight increase a week ago, total handle again fell for the week ending April 20. It is now the third-consecutive week that the handle has failed to reach $3 million.
- WTVF, 5.1.19 – Excitement, Concerns Over Online Sports Betting Coming To Tennessee
- Bringing sports betting to Tennessee is a big change to a state that has normally stayed away from expanding gambling. After a narrow Senate vote this week, Governor Bill Lee is planning to make the online sports betting legislation into law without his signature.
- Play USA, 5.1.19 – Record March Shows Nevada Still Wears The US Sports Betting Crown
- Numbers coming out of Nevada last week left no doubt that the Silver State is still the gold standard for US sports betting. The NCAA Tournament is far and away the top sports betting event in the country. So, when March New Jersey sports betting figures dropped showing March Madness helped the state’s sportsbooks set a new revenue record, it appeared as though a threat to Nevada’s sports betting crown had emerged.
- Legal Sports Report, 5.1.19 – As One NH Sports Betting Bill Stalls, Another’s Sponsor Looks To Remove License Cap
- The House sponsor of NH sports betting legislation is asking the Senate Committee on Ways and Means to make two amendments to the bill as passed by his chamber. Rep. Timothy Lang, a Republican, tells Legal Sports Report that he wrote a letter to leadership of the Senate committee asking them to reverse two changes to H 480 made in the House in order to appease Democratic leadership.
- Legal Sports Report, 5.1.19 – Rhode Island Sports Betting Lawsuit Takes Aim At Retail, Mobile Laws
- The legality of Rhode Island sports betting is under attack. Brandon Bell, a former chair of the state’s Republican Party, helped to engineer a lawsuit challenging the legality of sports betting in Rhode Island.
- WPRI, 5.1.19 – Lawsuit Filed To Halt All Sports Betting In RI
- Just months after the start of legal sports betting in Rhode Island, a Republican-led group is seeking to halt it so voters can weigh-in.
- WJAR, 5.1.19 – Lawsuit Challenges Constitutionality Of Sports Betting In RI
- A lawsuit has been filed to stop sports betting in Rhode Island. A former Providence mayoral candidate claims sports betting was never approved by the voters, as required by the state Constitution. State officials disagree.
- iGaming Business, 5.1.19 – Louisiana Senate Passes Sports Betting Bill
- The Louisiana Senate has advanced a bill to legalise sports betting in the state, which now passes to the state House of Representatives for further scrutiny. SB153, which was prefiled by Senator Daniel Martiny in March, passed with 24 Senators voting in favour, and 15 against.
Overall Industry News:
- Online Poker Report, 5.1.19 – Here’s Why Some Casinos Want You To Register Online Gambling Accounts In Person
- Few things will rankle the sports betting industry more than a state choosing a retail-only sports betting model. Unfortunately, that’s something many states are not just considering, but doing. The good news is some states are contemplating online sports betting. The bad news is some of these states are also exploring ineffectual policies that will limit market penetration.
- NY Post, 5.1.19 – NBC Jumping Into Sports-Betting Game With Kentucky Derby
- As it tries to become a known player in the emerging sports-betting TV space, NBC is turning to a longtime wagering staple for its next venture: the Kentucky Derby.