iDEA Growth Member News:
- Online Poker Report, 11.18.19 – Can Unibet Make A Dent In The Pennsylvania Online Gambling Industry?
- Unibet had its full launch for Pennsylvania online gambling on Friday, following a three-day soft launch testing period which began on Tuesday.
- Online Poker Report, 11.15.19 – The Stars Group, Flutter Release Q3 Financials: What This Means For US Betting
- Last week, both The Stars Group (TSG) and Flutter Entertainment PLC released information about their third-quarter financials.
- Online Poker Report, 11.15.19 – PokerStars Roll Out $1 Million Pennsylvania Tournament Series
- It’s only been a week and a half that Pennsylvanians have had access to online poker. Now they’re going to get a $1 million guaranteed tournament series as well. PokerStars and Fox Bet announced today that the first-ever Pennsylvania Championship of Online Poker (PACOOP)
- Sports Handle, 11.15.19 – Get A Grip: The Week In Sports Betting: CT, NJ Numbers, From TribalNet
- Here’s the weekend Sports Handle item, “Get a Grip,” recapping the week’s top stories and rounding up key stories in sports betting, gaming, and the world of sports at large.
- Forbes, 11.15.19 – Betting-Friendly New Jersey Leads The Way For Sports Wagering
- The topic of sports betting is a reality across the nation, at least when it comes to the debate. The Supreme Court struck down the ban on sports gambling in May of 2018, and the topic has turned into a reality in 19 states.
- Legal Sports Report, 11.15.19 – Ohio Governor Wants Sports Betting Bill Passed Before 2020 Elections
- Unlike his neighbor to the north, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine wants his state legislature to put a bill on his desk to legalize and regulate sports betting.
- Louisville Business First, 11.15.19 – Sports Wagering Push Returns To Kentucky
- Sports wagering will again receive consideration in the Kentucky legislature next year, and one legislator is more optimistic of its passage in 2020.
- WHAS11, 11.15.19 – Indiana Shows Big Gains From Sports Betting. Will Kentucky Follow Suit?
- When it comes to sports gambling, Kentucky State Representative Jason Nemes said it’s time Kentucky gets in on the action.
- Legal Sports Report, 11.15.19 – Why California Tribes Think Online Sports Betting Could Ruin All They’ve Built
- California tribes filed a proposed ballot initiative Wednesday to amend the state constitution to allow for sports betting at Indian gaming casinos and licensed racetracks.
- SBC Americas, 11.18.19 – California Calling As Tribes File Sports Betting Legislation For 2020 Ballot
- A coalition of Native American Tribes from California has filed a proposed constitutional amendment for the November 2020 statewide ballot that will allow Californians to participate in limited sports wagering at authorized locations, including Indian gaming casinos and licensed racetracks.
- Gambling Compliance, 11.18.19 – Gaming Companies, Regulators Gear Up For Colorado Sports Betting (subscription paywall)
- Colorado casino operators and state gaming regulators are preparing for the swift implementation of a new sports-betting law, with more “skin” partnerships between casinos and online operators in prospect.
- Des Moines Register, 11.15.19 – Iowa Casinos Surpass $45 Million In Sports Wagers In October
- Iowans and their border-state neighbors are continuing to double down on legalized sports betting in the state.
- Queens Daily Eagle, 11.18.19 – Addabbo Pushes State To OK Mobile Sports Betting
- In October alone, New Jersey took in $46.4 million in sports wagers, up from $37.9 million in September. Just across the river, however, New York took in just $2.2 million through sports wagering in the same time period, down from the $2.3 million earned in September.
- Legal Sports Report, 11.15.19 – Full House Resorts’ Indiana Sportsbook Partners May Launch By Super Bowl
- Three more Indiana sportsbooks could launch online by the Super Bowl, according to Full House Resorts CEO Dan Lee, the casino partner in the state.
- Associated Press, 11.17.19 – Indiana Legal Sports Bets Surge To Nearly $92M In 2nd Month
- The second month of legal sports betting in Indiana saw nearly three times as much money wagered than in its opening month, with much of that surge coming from bets placed using mobile devices instead of at casinos, state data shows.
- Arkansas Democrat Gazette, 11.16.19 – Cherokees File Revised Application For Casino License
- Cherokee Nation Businesses on Friday submitted an amended application to the state Racing Commission for a license to build and operate a casino at one of two sites in Pope County. If approved, it would be the fourth and final casino in Arkansas allowed under a constitutional amendment that voters approved in November 2018.
Sports League News:
- Legal Sports Report, 11.18.19 – The PGA Tour Claims Unofficial Data Used By Sportsbooks Is ‘Stolen Data’
- Sportsbooks using data not provided by the PGA Tour use stolen data, Senior VP of Tournament Administration Andy Levinson said recently.