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Industry News of the Day for September 16, 2019

Industry News of the Day for September 16, 2019

Industry News:

New Jersey:

  • NJBIZ, 9.13.19 – NJ Casino Revenue Grows 13 Percent In First Year Of Online Sports Betting
    • Patrons wagered over $293 million in New Jersey’s sportsbooks in August, helping mark a 13 percent increase in casino profits compared to August 2018 when the state first rolled out mobile and online sports betting.
  • NJ Online Gambling, 9.13.19 – New Jersey Online Poker Declines after June-July Uptick
    • New Jersey’s online poker market is back on the decline. According to the state Division of Gaming Enforcement, the three online poker operators generated $1.7 mm in revenue during August, down 5.9% year-over-year.

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Indiana:

Iowa:

Kentucky:

  • Gambling Compliance, 9.16.19 – Kentucky Democratic Candidate Calls For Legalizing Casinos, Sports Betting [subscription paywall]
    • Kentucky might be one of ten states without a commercial or tribal casino, but Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andy Beshear wants to change that and has unveiled his plan to expand gaming beyond horseracing and historical racing machines to include casinos, sports betting, and potentially, online poker.

Rhode Island:

  • Providence Journal, 9.13.19 – Plaintiff Lost Money On Patriots, Sues State Again To Stop Sports Gambling
    • Onetime Republican Providence mayoral candidate Dr. Daniel Harrop says he lost a previously undisclosed bet on the New England Patriots last year, giving him standing to relaunch the constitutional challenge to Rhode Island sports betting that a judge ruled to dismiss earlier in the week.

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