Industry News of the Day for November 11, 2019

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  • Online Poker Report, 11.8.19 – UK Looks To Make Big Changes To Online Gambling: Lessons For The US
    • Members of Parliament (MPs) in the United Kingdom have begun pushing for gambling reform. US state legislators would do well to keep an eye on suggestions the group is making. That’s especially true for those in states still working on legalizing online gambling.
  • Gambling Compliance, 11.11.19 – Gaming Operators, Media Companies Discuss Goals In Potential Partnerships (subscription paywall)
    • Whether through branded partnerships such as Fox Bet or simple sponsorship opportunities, sportsbook operators and media companies are both looking at the best possible way to capitalize on the growing sports-betting market.
  • Las Vegas Review-Journal, 11.8.19 – Panel: Media Companies Cautious As States Legalize Sports Betting
    • S. sports betting legalization is expected to be a bonanza for media companies, but executives at an industry conference this week said they are moving forward with plans cautiously amid market uncertainty.
  • Las Vegas Review-Journal, 11.10.19 – Casino CEOs Love Potential Of Sports Wagering Nationwide
    • When the Supreme Court opened the door to nationwide sports wagering with its decision striking down the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act, there was healthy skepticism over whether sports betting would be as big a deal as proponents suggested.

New Jersey:

  • ESPN, 11.8.19 – FanDuel, New Jersey Casinos Taking Esports Bets
    • Gamblers in New Jersey now can bet on competitive esports at casinos and racetracks, while FanDuel on Friday announced it is the first online sportsbook in the U.S. to take esports betting.

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  • Play IA, 11.8.19 – PointsBet Could Become The Big Fish In Iowa’s Little Pond
    • Despite the fact that Iowa legal sports betting is about to finish its third month, the market’s potential is still mostly unknown because online sportsbooks remain few and far between. That means there is an opportunity, however, and the news of a PointsBet Iowa mobile launch date means that opportunity might soon be seized.



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