Industry News of the Day for October 21, 2022
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- Conor Porter for SBC Americas: Flutter appoints new CFO and creates COO role
- Flutter Entertainment has revealed two upcoming changes to its executive team, announcing Paul Edgecliffe-Johnson will join the company as CFO and Executive Director, with current CFO Jonathan Hill becoming the group’s new COO.
- Chris Altruda for SportsHandle: Arizona Sports Wagering Handle Surges to $361 Million For August
- The Arizona Department of Gaming reported $361 million in sports wagering handle for August, while operators enjoyed a solid month that saw them keep just over 10% of that in gross revenue.
- Mike Mazzeo for Legal Sports Report: Powerful Tribal Leader Says California Voters Don’t Want Online Sports Betting
- Pechanga Band of Luiseño Indians chairman Mark Macarro says internal tribal polling shows 62% of voters are against California online sports betting.
- Brant James for Gaming Today: Seminoles Florida Sports Betting Compact Will Prevail, Industry Expert Says
- The Department of the Interior will prevail in bringing legal sports betting back to Florida when the controversial compact agreed to in 2020 with the Seminole Tribe is finally disgorged by the federal court system. So says a gambling industry lobbyist.
- List Of Hopeful Massachusetts Sports Betting Operators Announced
- It’s been a busy week in the Massachusetts sports betting world. Monday was the deadline day for any potential Massachusetts sports betting provider to submit their initial scoping survey to the state. Now, the list of potential operators has been announced.
- Derek Helling for PlayUSA: Massachusetts Regulators Affirm Sports Betting Process Details
- Amid hours of discussion on the particulars of draft regulations, members of the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) did settle a few things when it comes to legal Massachusetts sports betting on Thursday. At the same time, several questions remain unanswered.
- Mark Saxon for SportsHandle: Healthy Handle, High Hold Continue In NY
- New York sports bettors have picked up the pace since the summer lull, but the return of the NFL season hasn’t quite led to the wagering numbers some in the industry were anticipating. The weekly handles this fall have been in line with the spring but remain far short of the earliest days of legal New York mobile sports betting when the week’s tallies routinely surpassed $350 million.