Industry News of the Day for October 7, 2019

iDEA Growth in the News:

  • Gambling Compliance, 10.6.19 –Illinois Gaming Board Urged To Allow Co-Branded Online Betting [J. Ifrah mentioned as iDEA Growth spokesman, DraftKings quotes]
    • FanDuel, DraftKings, The Stars Group and MGM Resorts International are among companies urging the Illinois Gaming Board (IGB) to allow operators to offer online sportsbooks co-branded with local casinos and racetracks, in the latest round of a fierce lobbying fight.

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  • Play USA, 10.4.19 – Indiana Debuts Online Sports Betting With Two Sportsbooks
    • Indiana has joined the ranks of states with online/mobile sports betting with not one, but two operators debuting on the same day. First up was the BetRivers Sportsbook via Rush Street Interactive. Yesterday, Rush Street, in partnership with French Lick Casino, helped the Hoosier State became the seventh to introduce customers to online sports betting.
  • Journal & Courier, 10.5.19 – Purdue About To Ban Sports Betting For Faculty, Staff; Here’s How One NCAA School Did It
    • Since Purdue President Mitch Daniels first hinted three weeks that the university was on the verge of telling staff, faculty and, potentially, 44,551 students they couldn’t make what now are legal bets on Boilermaker sports, the Big Ten school has been quiet on details heading toward a possible Oct. 10 decision by Purdue’s trustees.