Industry News of the Day for November 13, 2020

iDEA Growth Member News:

Industry News:

  • Associated Press, 11.12.20 – NCAA Voices Concern Over Prop Bets On College Athletes
    • An NCAA official voiced concern Thursday over sports betting on the performance of individual college athletes, and she suggested that gambling regulators consider restrictions on such wagers to protect the integrity of the games.
  • Gambling Compliance, 11.13.20 – NCAA Continuing Push For Federal Sports-Betting Regulation (subscription paywall)
    • A National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) official said Thursday that the organization will continue to push for a federal framework to regulate sports betting in the United States.
  • US Bets, 11.12.20 – NCAA Speaks Up On Its Sports Betting Sentiments
    • The NCAA’s Naima Stevenson Starks discussed the NCAA’s acceptance of the legal U.S. sports betting reality, and its views on a surprising recent partnership as well as goals going forward.

Sports League News:

New Jersey:


  • Legal Sports Report, 11.12.20 – Penn National, Wynn Resorts Lobby For Control Of Massachusetts Sports Betting
    • At least two of the casino operators in Massachusetts are against state politicians simply handing sports betting to any operation but themselves.
  • Boston Business Journal, 11.12.20 – Casinos Aim To Control Sports Betting Market
    • The companies that have invested millions of dollars and hired thousands of employees to work at Massachusetts gaming facilities should be the ones to control the sports wagering world here if lawmakers legalize the activity, two of the state’s three casino operators told Beacon Hill leaders.

New York:

  • iGB North America, 11.13.20 – NY Betting Grows In First Full Month After Lockdown
    • Sports betting revenue from New York’s commercial casinos increased 18.8% year-on-year in October, while the state Gaming Commission also reported significant month-on-month growth.