Industry News of the Day for September 11, 2019

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  • Sports Handle, 9.10.19 – Movement In Michigan: Sports Betting Gets First Hearing Of ‘19
    • Almost nine months after his sports betting package was shot down by then Governor Rick Snyder on the eve of 2019, Michigan Representative Brandt Iden got the first hearing of the year on sports betting Tuesday morning.
  • Gambling Compliance, 9.11.19 – Michigan Sports Betting Bill Could Get Caught In Online Gaming Battle [subscription paywall]
    • The stalemate that has stalled online gaming legislation in Michigan could carry over into the debate over legalizing sports betting in the state, although the legislator who has introduced bills to permit both says he remains optimistic he can reach an accord with the state’s governor.
  • Detroit Free Press, 9.10.19 – Michigan Sports Betting Could Be Legal By Super Bowl, Lawmaker Says
    • With 13 states and the District of Columbia having approved sports betting in their states since the U.S. Supreme Court paved the way for expanded gambling across the nation last year, Michigan lawmakers are resurrecting a plan to add the state into the mix.
  • The Detroit News, 9.10.19 – GOP Lawmaker Wants Sports Betting Rules By Super Bowl
    • A Republican lawmaker who’s been pushing for gambling expansion in Michigan hopes to have new rules governing sports betting in place by the Super Bowl.

New Jersey:

  • NJ Tech Weekly, 9.10.19 – What Makes New Jersey’s Sports Betting Ecosystem A Model For Other States?
    • With the professional football season starting, officials from the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) and New Jersey’s Division of Gaming Enforcement held a networking event in Newark to celebrate the successful establishment of the sports betting industry in the state.


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North Carolina:

  • Gambling Compliance, 9.10.29 – Lottery Commission Studies Sports Betting In North Carolina [subscription paywall]
    • Barely a month after approving sportsbooks at tribal casinos, another new law has authorized North Carolina’s lottery commission to study whether to allow legal sports betting state-wide.

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