Industry News of the Day for November 17, 2021
iDEA Growth Member News:
- IGB, 11.17.21: Draftkings Secures Kansas Market Access With Boot Hill Casino
- DraftKings has entered into a sports betting deal with the manager of Boot Hill Casino, allowing it to enter the Kansas online betting market if legislation permits.
- SBC, 11.17.21: Big-name Speaker Lineup Announced For SBC Summit North America (mentions Ezra Kucharz – DraftKings, Carolyn Renzin – FanDuel, Liv Biesemans – Kindred, Niki Metzgar-Schall & Brandt Iden – Sportradar, Todd Haushalter – Evolution)
- SBC Summit North America is set to feature a speaker lineup that includes high-level representatives of all the major sports betting and igaming operators in the region.
- Play IL, 11.16.21: How Do Same Game Parlays Work? FanDuel Leads The Way, But Other Illinois Sportsbooks Hopping On Board
- Same Game Parlays (SGP) are trendy in sports betting lately, and it’s easy to see why.
- Play USA, 11.16.21: DraftKings And FanDuel Have Already Applied For Nevada Gaming Licenses
- DraftKings and FanDuel have already begun the process of becoming sportsbook operators in Nevada.
- Sports Handle, 11.17.21: NBA Receives Equity Stake In Sportradar Under Multi-Year Data Partnership
- The NBA and Sportradar AG announced a comprehensive, multi-year partnership Wednesday, providing the latest chapter in the cutthroat turf war for global sports betting data rights.
- Sports Handle, 11.16.21: Could California Compromise Between Operators, Tribes Still Be Possible? (DraftKings, FanDuel mentioned)
- DraftKings, FanDuel reps shared thoughts on digital proposal at tribal gaming event
- WIBW, 11.17.21: Mobile Sports Gambling Company, Casino Push For Legalized Sports Betting In Kansas (mentions DraftKings)
- In potentially a big step forward toward possible legalized sports betting in Kansas, mobile sports gambling site, DraftKings announced Tuesday that it’s entered into an agreement with Boot Hill Casino & Resort in Dodge City
Overall Industry News:
- Sports Handle, 11.17.21: A Tale Of Three New Sports Betting States
- While 29 states and the District of Columbia have now launched legal sports betting in the U.S., legislators and regulators in more than a dozen other states are still in the process of proposing or fine-tuning their own rules for new gambling.
- IGB, 11.17.21: New York Gaming Revenue Grows But Betting Revenue Down In October
- The New York Gaming Commission has recorded gaming revenue figures of $60.4m for October, representing a 54.1% increase on the same time last year.
- Play NY, 11.16.21: New York Online Sports Betting FAQs: Everything You Need To Know Before The Launch
- Legalized online sports betting is coming to New York, and the hope is it will be fully up and running by the Super Bowl on Feb. 13, 2022.
- Play VA, 11.16.21: Washington, DC Sets Record For Monthly Handle With October 2021 Sports Betting
- With a new operator and another month of football, October 2021 sports betting in Washington, DC, set a new monthly record for handle.
- The Hill, 11.17.21: Billions At Stake In Fight Over Future Of California Gambling
- The most expensive political fight of next year’s midterm elections is erupting in California, where a growing field of competing interests are at war over America’s largest untapped gambling marketplace.
- SBC, 11.17.21: Tennessee Becomes Fifth-fastest State To Reach $2bn Lifetime Handle Milestone
- Tennessee has become the fifth-fastest state to reach the $2bn lifetime handle milestone after it smashed its state record for monthly wagering in October with $375m in bets, according to PlayTenn, which tracks the Tennessee gaming market.
- Play Tenn, 11.16.21: Tennessee Sports Bettors Wager Over $2 Billion In Year One
- October’s revenue numbers have been announced by Tennessee Education Lottery (TEL). The first year of Tennessee sports betting is now officially in the books, and it was a year to remember.
- KREM, 11.16.21: Sports Betting At Washington Tribal Casinos Expected To Become A $94 Million Industry In Five Years
- The rapid growth of sport betting at tribal casinos around Washington is expected to become a $94 million business in the next five years, as the state is now open for sports betting, according to a Washington State University (WSU) study.