Industry News of the Day for November 6, 2019
iDEA Growth in the News:
- European Gaming, 11.6.19 – GeoComply Joins iDEA Growth – Online Gaming And Entertainment Industry Association
- GeoComply, the global leader in compliance-grade geolocation solutions, announced it has become a member of iDEA Growth, an industry association focused on expanding the online interactive gaming business in the United States.
iDEA Growth Member News:
- Legal Sports Report, 11.5.19 – Three More NY Sportsbooks Are On The Way At Seneca Casinos (J. Ifrah mentioned as founder of Ifrah Law; Kambi)
- Three more New York sportsbooks will be up and running before the end of the year, thanks to a new deal announced Tuesday morning involving the Seneca Gaming Corporation, Kambi Group and Bragg Gaming Group.
- EGR Global, 11.5.19 – Kambi And Bragg To Power Online Betting And Gaming For New York Tribe (subscription paywall)
- Betting supplier Kambi and Canadian igaming platform Bragg Gaming have collaborated to provide a full suite of betting and gaming services to three Seneca Tribes casinos in New York.
- Play Pennsylvania, 11.5.19 – PokerStars Working To Bring Twitch To US Customers By 2020
- Ready to hold’em and fold’em on a live Twitch stream? Sure, Pennsylvania online poker only just started live testing yesterday, but it is not too early for PA poker players to think ahead about what the future brings.
- Play NJ, 11.5.19 – Why New Jersey Wants And Needs Online Poker In Pennsylvania (PokerStars)
- The long-awaited launch of online poker in Pennsylvania made headlines on Monday. However, it might be New Jersey poker players who are celebrating the most.
- SBC Americas, 11.6.19 – Sportradar: Driving Innovation In The US Sports Betting Arena
- Paolo Personeni, Managing Director MTS at Sportradar, talks exclusively with SBC Americas about the company’s current position in the US sports betting sector and how the recent acquisition of Optima will help drive innovation going forward.
- Sports Handle, 11.5.19 – D-I Student Athlete Talks Trust, Compliance In Post-PASPA Sports Betting Era
- In an effort to share with readers what it’s like inside big-time athletic programs across the country, roughly 18 months after the Supreme Court ruling in Murphy v NCAA opened the door for legal sports betting across the country, Sports Handle contacted nearly a dozen universities, big and small.
- Reuters, 11.5.19 – Online Gambling Software Maker GAN Forecasts Revenue Surge On NFL Boost
- GAN Plc said on Tuesday it expects annual revenue to more than double on strong demand for its internet gambling software in the United States after the start of the National Football League season in September, sending its shares up 10%.
- Associated Press, 11.5.19 – New York Still Hung On Whether To OK Mobile Sports Betting
- New York is unlikely to approve statewide mobile sports betting anytime soon.
- NJ Online Gambling, 11.5.19 – NJ Sportsbook Operators Say Change Is Good – And So Is Competition
- Every week or two, it seems, there is another blockbuster, multi-billion dollar partnership struck in the emerging U.S. sports betting industry. A year or two from now, the landscape might be almost unrecognizable in many respects, with some new operators failing and others being swallowed by larger fish.
- Sports Handle, 11.6.19 – Sports Betting In Colorado: Still Too Close To Call
- Whether or not sports betting will be legal in Colorado this year is too close to call.
- Legal Sports Report, 11.6.19 – Tight Colorado Sports Betting Vote Stretches Into Another Day
- Colorado voters appear almost evenly split on whether to legalize sports betting in the Centennial State.
- Denver Business Journal, 11.6.19 – Proposition DD – And The Future Of Sports Betting In Colorado – Hangs In Balance With Close Vote
- The referred measure to legalize and tax sports wagering led by just 13,000 votes out of roughly 1.36 million that had been counted as early Tuesday morning.
- Sports Handle, 11.6.19 – Four New Hampshire Cities Approve Sports Betting, But Two Of The Biggest Don’t
- Four months after state lawmakers legalized sports betting, Nashua and Concord, the state capital, voted down a proposition to allow bricks-and-mortar sportsbooks in their cities, while the state’s biggest city, Manchester, voted to allow them.
- WCAX, 11.6.19 – Claremont Voters Approve In-Person Sports Betting
- In New Hampshire, various local races and issues were on the ballot. And now new spots for sports betting could be on the way for some New Hampshire cities.
- WSB-TV, 11.6.19 – Atlanta City Council Asks State For Gambling Ballot Question
- The Atlanta City Council has asked the state to approve a ballot initiative to gauge whether city voters support Atlanta becoming a gambling destination in the event that gaming is legalized in Georgia.
- Albuquerque Business First, 11.5.19 – Major NM Casino Opens Sports Betting Facility
- The casino opened a full-time sports betting lounge that features a bar, televisions and quick access to the food court.
- The Daily Iowan, 11.5.19 – Iowa Regents To Consider Barring Members From Sports Betting
- The state Board of Regents will consider prohibiting regents and board office staff from participating in sports gambling on events in which its universities participate.
- KPTV, 11.5.19 – More Than $4.5M Wagered Since Oregon Lottery Launched Sports Betting App
- In the two weeks since the state of Oregon launched its new sports betting app, Oregonians have wagered more than $4.5 million.
Sports League News:
- Gambling Compliance, 11.6.19 – NFL Still On Learning Curve Regarding Sports-Betting Partnerships
- The National Football League (NFL) has been slower to embrace the growing American sports-betting industry than its major sports league peers, as was evident during Tuesday’s Sports Betting USA conference.