Industry News of the Day for November 25, 2019

iDEA Growth in the News:

  • Business Matters Magazine, 11.23.19 – Issues With Online Gambling Continue In The US (J. Ifrah mentioned as iDEA Growth founder)
    • The United States has long been known as a country with prohibitively strict online gambling laws despite the notoriety of its famous casino centers like Las Vegas and Atlantic City.

iDEA Growth Member News:

  • Sports Handle, 11.22.19 – DraftKings On Cusp Of Exclusivity In New Hampshire
    • Though sports betting stakeholders regularly tout the idea that having an open, competitive marketplace is the best way to maximize revenue — both for themselves and the states they are operating in — it appears that New Hampshire will have just the opposite.
  • US Bets, 11.22.19 – Where Legal Sports Betting Goes, A Rush Of TV Ads Is Sure To Follow (DraftKings)
    • When sportsbooks open in newly legalized states, one thing follows as surely as the posed, ensemble end zone gathering that comes after every NFL touchdown scored by the defensive unit: the ubiquitous TV advertising promoting the new betting and brands by reaching out to viewers of sporting events, sports information shows, and other broadcasts.

Industry News:

New Jersey:


  • Associated Press, 11.23.19 – Democrat Beshear Looking For Ways To Bridge Partisan Divide
    • Preparing for his first encounters with an overwhelmingly Republican legislature as Kentucky’s next chief executive, Democratic Gov.-elect Andy Beshear is looking for ways to bridge the partisan divide. Beshear said he’s been talking to lawmakers about his push to legalize casino gambling — another promise from the campaign trail, where he recommended that all the revenue go to shore up public pension systems.

West Virginia: