Industry News of the Day for November 4, 2021
iDEA Growth in the News:
- Legal Sports Report, 11.4.21: NJ Voters Reject In-State College Sports Betting (Jeff Ifrah quoted)
- New Jersey sports bettors will not be putting their cash down on Rutgers anytime soon – legally at least.
iDEA Growth Member News:
- SBC, 11.4.21: Sportradar Enters Connecticut Market And Renews West Virginia License
- Sportradar Solutions LLC, the US betting subsidiary of sports technology company Sportradar Group AG, has received an online gaming service provider license in Connecticut and has renewed its sports wagering supplier license in West Virginia.
- Sports Handle, 11.4.21: NBA Makes DraftKings, FanDuel Co-Official Sports Betting Partners
- DraftKings and FanDuel will become the “co-official” sports betting partners of the NBA, the league announced Thursday morning. The multi-year deal builds upon existing partnerships between the sportsbook operators and the league.
Overall Industry News:
- Play USA, 11.3.21: PlayUSA Rewind: Tribes & Commercial Casinos In California Spar Over Sports Betting
- What a week for sports betting! Instead of dragging out this introduction, how about we just get into the meat and potatoes of things?
Sports League News:
- ESPN, 11.4.21: NFL, College Football Betting Market Watch: Line Movement, Early Action And Bookmaker Insights
- Here is our weekly look at how the NFL and college football betting markets are shaping up leading into the weekend.
- Play NJ, 11.3.21: New Jersey College Sports Betting Proposal Smacked Down By Voters
- New Jersey voters rejected an expansion of college sports betting to include in-state schools and collegiate events.
- Play NY, 11.2.21: NY Council On Problem Gambling Launches ‘StrongerThanYouThinkNY’ Awareness Campaign
- The NY Council on Problem Gambling (NYCPG) is working to remain in front of the issue with online sports betting coming to New York in 2022.
- Legal Sports Report, 11.4.21: Maryland Sports Betting Still Waiting After Latest Meeting
- Maryland sports betting will have to wait at least another two weeks.
- CBS Baltimore, 11.3.21: State Panel Decides Not To Take Action On 5 Sports Wagering Licenses
- For all you sports fans hoping to place bets on your favorite teams this weekend, you’ll have to wait a little longer to do it in Maryland.
- Baltimore Sun, 11.3.21: Maryland Sports Betting Panel Leaves 5 Casinos Still Waiting For Approval On In-person Gambling
- Maryland gamblers still must wait before being able to place bets on sporting events, as a state commission on Wednesday delayed making a decision on the first applicants for sports betting licenses.
- WTOK, 11.4.21: Mississippi Gaming Committee Working To Develop Mobile Sports Betting
- Mississippi casinos are facing a new fight with an old nemesis. Louisiana just opened its first sportsbooks and, by the end of the year, bayou betting will include sports wagers made through mobile apps right in the palm of your hand.
- Washington Examiner, 11.3.21: Tennessee Sports Gambling Tax Revenue Reaches $32M In First 11 Months
- Tennessee collected $32.5 million in sports gambling tax revenue in its first 11 months of operation, said Andy Davis, the chief financial and information systems officer for the Tennessee Education Lottery.
- Legal Sports Report, 11.4.21: Mobile North Carolina Sports Betting Bill On The Move Again
- A mobile North Carolina sports betting bill still has life.
- WRAL, 11.3.21: Proponents: Legalizing Betting Solves A Sports Integrity Problem
- A House committee discusses a bill which would legalize and tax sports betting in North Carolina.
- KHQA, 11.3.21: Illinois Looking To Capitalize On Growing Sports Betting Industry
- Gambling on college sports in Illinois could soon become legal after the General Assembly passed a comprehensive gaming package on Thursday during the fall veto session.
- Legal Sports Report, 11.3.21: Will Arizona Sports Betting Lawsuit Be Settled Out Of Court?
- Both sides in the lawsuit to stop Arizona sports betting are working toward a resolution.