Industry News of the Day for November 2, 2020

iDEA Growth Member News:

  • EGR North America, 10.29.20 – East Coast Briefing & Awards 2020
    • Congratulations iDEA Growth members Ifrah Law, FanDuel, Golden Nugget and Scientific Games for their EGR Awards! Ifrah Law won for Business Advisory Partner; FanDuel for Marketing Campaign; Golden Nugget for Mobile Operator and Operator of the Year; and Scientific Games for Casino Content Supplier, Casino Content Platform Provider, Sports Betting Supplier, and Sportsbook Platform Provider.
  • Sports Handle, 11.1.20 – Live In Tennessee! It’s Sports Betting
    • Just after midnight local time Sunday morning, exactly 16 months after state-sanctioned sports betting became legal in Tennessee, BetMGM, DraftKings, and FanDuel sportsbooks were live, meaning that three of four possible digital sports wagering platforms were up and running within an hour of being allowed to.
  • Legal Sports Report, 11.1.20 – Tennessee Sports Betting Is Live: What You Should Know (DraftKings, GVC Holdings, FanDuel)
    • Tennessee is officially the 20th US state or jurisdiction to launch sports betting as the market went live at 12:01 a.m. local time Sunday.
  • SBC Americas, 11.2.20 – DraftKings Mobile Sportsbook App Goes Live In Tennessee
    • DraftKings Inc has launched its mobile sportsbook app in Tennessee over the weekend, breaking cover with the product on November 1 ahead of Sunday’s full slate of football games.
  • Online Poker Report, 10.30.20 – BetMGM Changes Course In Pennsylvania, Receives Operator Licenses For Interactive Gaming And Sports (GVC Holdings)
    • At Wednesday’s meeting of the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB), BetMGM received approval for a pair of operator licenses, one for interactive gaming and the other for sports wagering.
  • Sports Handle, 10.30.20 – FanDuel Attains Massive Radio Reach As Official Sportsbook Of Entercom Communications
    • FanDuel and Entercom Communications have reached an agreement on a six-year deal in which the sports betting giant will be the official sportsbook partner of the largest sports radio ownership group in the United States.
  • SBC Americas, 10.30.20 – Sportradar’s Jake Williams: New Jersey Is The Regulatory Model To Follow
    • New Jersey’s progress in securing a thriving sports betting market has been nothing short of prodigious, as the Garden State’s monthly revenue figures clearly show.

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