Industry News of the Day for October 9, 2019

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iDEA Growth Member News:



  • Gambling Compliance, 10.9.19 – Sports Betting Back On The Radar In Ohio [subscription paywall]
    • After a quiet summer in Ohio, sports betting has returned to the legislative stage as the House Finance Committee resumed hearings on a bill that would allow online and land-based betting under the purview of the Ohio Lottery Commission.
  • US Bets, 10.8.19 – Ohio House Still Chewing On Sports Betting Bill
    • The Ohio House Finance Committee met for a relatively brisk hearing on Tuesday morning in Columbus to go over a proposal to legalize sports wagering.

West Virginia:

  • Gaming Intelligence, 10.9.19 – West Virginia Sports Betting Surges With Start Of NFL Season [subscription paywall]
    • West Virginia’s regulated sports betting market recorded total stakes of $25.20m excluding voided bets in the four-week period ended September 28, with $21.45m paid out in winnings.




Sports League News:

  • Law360, 10.8.19 – Sports Orgs. Want 3rd To Rehear Sports Betting Bond [subscription paywall]
    • The NCAA, NFL, NBA and other sports organizations on Tuesday asked the Third Circuit for an en banc review into a precedential decision last month allowing a New Jersey racetrack to recover a $3.4 million bond and potentially more from an injunction against taking sports bets that the split panel found was wrongfully handed down.