Industry News of the Day for November 19, 2020

iDEA Growth in the News:

  • The Action Network, 11.18.20 – Ohio’s Legal Sports Betting Bills Remain In Holding Pattern (iDEA Growth mentioned)
    • The latest hearing on Ohio’s long-stalled sports betting legislation reaffirmed lawmakers’ commitment to legal wagering in the Buckeye State but did little to advance a bill that has lingered in Columbus for more than a year.

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  • Bloomberg, 11.18.20 – Sinclair Rebrands Sports Networks With Bally Name
    • Fifteen months after completing its acquisition of the 21 Fox regional sports networks, Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. has signed a deal to rename them using the Bally casino brand, a sign of just how intertwined betting has become with sports.



  • Boston 25 News, 11.19.20 – Senate Rejects Sports Betting, Adds TNC Fees To Budget
    • Following two days of deliberations, the Massachusetts Senate wrapped up its work late Wednesday night on a roughly $46 billion state budget for the fiscal year that began four and a half months ago.

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