Industry News of the Day for October 23, 2019

iDEA Growth Member News:



  • Gambling Compliance, 10.23.19 – Supreme Court Decision Fuels Sports-Betting Push In Georgia [subscription paywall]
    • Last year’s historic sports-betting decision by the U.S. Supreme Court is galvanizing a campaign by Georgia lawmakers to put a referendum on the state ballot in November 2020 to legalize not only wagers on games but casinos and horseracing.


Washington, D.C.:


  • Cincinnati Enquirer, 10.22.19 – Ohio Inter-University Council: Exclude College Sports From Legalized Sports Betting
    • As Ohio legislators consider whether the state should join Indiana and 17 others that have legalized sports betting, the president of the Inter-University Council consisting of Ohio’s 14 public universities – including University of Cincinnati, Ohio State University and Miami University – testified before a House Finance Committee to oppose gambling on collegiate sports in the state.

New York:

Rhode Island:

  • Providence Journal, 10.22.19 – RI Sports-Betting Revenue Down Despite Mobile App
    • Despite the convenience of mobile wagers from anywhere in Rhode Island, the state is again well behind its sports-betting revenue estimates more than three months into the fiscal year.