Industry News of the Day for May 5, 2020

iDEA Growth in the News:

  • Gaming Law Review, 5.5.20 – New Jersey Charts A Path To Success For Online Gaming (iDEA Growth mentioned; Ifrah Law)
    • New Jersey is reaping huge benefits from its gamble in 2013 to legalize Internet gaming (“I-gaming” or “online gaming”), and the economic boom has far exceeded what many though possible.

iDEA Growth Member News:

  • iGB North America, 5.4.20 – DraftKings Launches Online Casino In Pennsylvania
    • Real money gaming and fantasy sports operator DraftKings has announced the launch of its new online casino product in the state of Pennsylvania.
  • SBC News, 5.5.20 – Martin Lycka – April Lockdown Can Never Be Forgotten
    • GVC’s Director of Regulatory Affairs Martin Lycka reviews the events of a world-changing April 2020, in which tough lessons have been learnt, by the lived experience of working and adjusting to national lockdown orders.

Industry News:

Federal News:

  • Associated Press, 5.4.20 – New Jersey, Leagues Await Word In Sports Betting Suit
    • The major sports leagues are waiting to see if the U.S. Supreme Court will hear their arguments on whether they have to pay millions to a New Jersey horse racing association over sports betting litigation.

New Jersey:



West Virginia:



  • Politico, 5.5.20 – Betting On Chicago Casino
    • Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot is ready to roll the dice on a casino, and state lawmakers and Gov. J.B. Pritzker support her.