Industry News of the Day for November 19, 2019

iDEA Growth Member News:

  • Online Poker Report, 11.18.19 – Can Unibet Make A Dent In The Pennsylvania Online Gambling Industry?
    • Unibet fully launched, offering Pennsylvania online gambling on Friday, following a three-day, soft-launch testing period that began on Tuesday.
  • SBC Americas, 11.18.19 – Kindred Brings Online Betting To Mohegan Sun Pocono Sportsbook
    • Just weeks after launching the Unibet Sportsbook at Mohegan Sun Pocono, Kindred Group has gone live with both online sports and casino betting at the Pennsylvania venue. The firm described the development as its “next significant step in the US market.”
  • Inside Sport, 11.18.19 – Sportradar White Paper Highlights How Data Is Transforming The Fan Experience
    • Sportradar has released its second OTT white paper, ‘The Future of the OTT Experience’, in which it examines how rights holders and content owners can maximise sports data and statistical insights to heighten engagement amongst modern viewers.
  • Yogonet, 11.19.19 – Paysafe Wins Two Payments Awards 2019
    • Paysafe has won in two categories at the Payments Awards, which took place in London on Wednesday, 13 November. The company was named winner of the ‘Best Online Payments Solution – Consumer’ and ‘Blockchain or Cryptocurrency Initiative of the Year’ in partnership with Coinbase.

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Washington, D.C.:

  • Law360, 11.18.19 – DC Says No-Bid Sports Betting Contract Was Legal (subscription paywall)
    • Washington, D.C., municipal lawmakers have told the D.C. Superior Court that the city was acting within its authority when it awarded a $215 million sports betting contract, urging the court to shoot down arguments by an app developer who says the city illegally circumvented federal law.


  • Play IA, 11.18.19 – Iowa Sports Betting Revenue Growth Stagnant In October
    • In September, there were seven Iowa legal sportsbooks offering bettors an online wagering option. In October, that number remained. Accordingly, Iowa sports betting revenue didn’t grow much either month over month.