Industry News of the Day for October 4, 2019

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  • Sports Handle, 10.3.19 – Chicago Pro Teams Offer IGB A Sports Betting Wish List
    • Illinois sports betting regulators are looking for a lot of input before they roll out rules and license operators. In the last week, the public-comment period opened by the Illinois Gaming Board closed and a Request for Information put out the by Lottery also closed.


New Hampshire:


  • WSPD, 10.3.19 – ICYMI: Highlights From The Kentucky Gubernatorial Debate In Paducah
    • The two Kentucky gubernatorial candidates squared off in their first debate Thursday in Paducah. Both candidates are presenting two very different choices for voters. A prime example is how to generate new revenue. Bevin believes tax reform and job creation will help with new sources of money, but Beshear says legalizing gambling is the answer.

West Virginia:

  • Charleston Gazette-Mail, 10.3.19 – Lottery Data Shows Steady, If Slow, Growth For Mobile Sports Betting
    • Based on weekly revenue figures from the state Lottery Commission, it would appear that the launch of mobile sports gaming peaked in the week ending Sept. 7, when mobile apps operated by DraftKings and Fan Duel netted total revenue of $275,452.