Industry News of the Day for October 14, 2021

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New York: 


  • Westport News, 10.13.21: Online Sports Betting Soft Launch Going Well, CT Agency Says 
    • The limited rollout of online wagering in Connecticut is “going well so far,” according to the state Department of Consumer Protection, which is on track to allow online gambling statewide beginning Oct. 19, barring any issues. 






Washington, D.C.: 


  • WinkNews, 10.13.21: Sports Betting In Florida Close But Not Yet Ready To Launch 
    • Sports betting becomes legal in Florida Friday, but you won’t be able to place your bets immediately. Not a single casino in the state has announced a date it will start taking wagers. 
  • Legal Sports Report, 10.13.21: Feds Respond To West Flagler D.C. Lawsuit On Florida Sports Betting 
    • The Department of the Interior and Secretary of the Interior, Deb Haaland, responded Tueday to the Florida sports betting lawsuit brought by West Flagler Associates challenging the validity of the federal agency’s approval of the gaming compact signed between Governor Ron DeSantis and the Seminole Tribe of Florida.