Industry News of the Day for November 11, 2020

iDEA Growth Member News:

  • iGB North America, 11.10.20 – GVC To Fund Gaming And Regulatory Online Courses Through UNLV
    • GVC Holdings’ non-profit arm, GVC Foundation US, has announced a gift of $256,000 to the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV), to help develop online industry training programs led by legal gaming scholars and executives.
  • iGB North America, 11.10.20 – Evolution To Launch With Caesars In Pennsylvania
    • Live dealer giant Evolution has rolled out a range of its games with Caesars Entertainment in the state of Pennsylvania.
  • TN Bets, 11.11.20 – Grizzlies Excited About Sports Betting Partnership With FanDuel
    • In a state with no casinos, and by extension no retail sportsbooks, branding takes on a different and potentially heightened importance. That is why FanDuel’s agreement last week to become the official sportsbook partner of the Memphis Grizzlies is a notable one for both parties.

Industry News:

Federal News:

  • Law360, 11.10.20 – Will Biden Upend Sports Gambling? Don’t Bet On It, Attys Say
    • Advocates for legalizing sports betting notched another series of victories last week with voters in three more states approving ballot measures, but even with changes in Washington, experts don’t expect the federal government to step into the fray just yet.

New Jersey:

  • NJ Online Gambling, 11.10.20 – Fixed Odds Wagering In NJ Gets Boost
    • A New Jersey state Senate committee on Monday unanimously approved a bill to clarify the status of fixed-odds wagering on horse racing — a move that a lobbyist said was urgent.

West Virginia:






  • The Quad Times, 11.10.20 – Iowa Capitol Digest
    • Iowa gamblers wagered nearly $82 million last month on pro and college sports, setting a monthly record that could be short-lived with November’s betting handle expected to climb even higher with football, this week’s Masters golf tourney and other events.


  • Gambling Compliance, 11.11.20 – Nevada Still Split On Online Casino Gaming (subscription paywall)
    • Previous efforts to introduce online gaming in Nevada have been opposed by two powerful Las Vegas casino owners, but one attorney believes political and industry changes in the Silver State may now lead to online casino games.