Industry News of the Day for September 23, 2019

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  • The Gazette, 9.22.19 – Sports Gambling, If Passed, Would Help Fund Colorado Water Plan [subscription paywall]
    • With just weeks left before the Nov. 5 election, a proposal that would legalize sports betting in casinos, then use part of the proceeds to help pay for water infrastructure – thus creating an oddfellows relationship between gambling interests and some environmental groups – has yet to gain traction with voters, proponents say.


New York:

  • The Salamanca Press, 9.20.19 – Seneca Gaming Seeks Applicants For Sports Booking
    • How far off in the future is onsite sports betting at the Seneca Nation’s three casinos in Western New York? Earlier this week, the online job recruiter Indeed posted ads seeking applicants for sports bookers for Seneca Gaming, which runs the Seneca Nation’s gaming empire.

Rhode Island:

  • Gambling Compliance, 9.23.19 – Rhode Island Lawmakers Question IGT Deal; Twin River Unveils Camelot Lottery Bid [subscription paywall]
    • State lawmakers have begun a series of hearings to consider the proposed 20-year extension of International Gaming Technology’s (IGT) contract to continue to operate Rhode Island’s lottery and casino gambling systems.
  • Legal Gambling And The Law, 9.20.19 – Rhode Island Newly Launched Mobile Sports Betting App Faces Lawsuit
    • We reported in July the Rhode has had tough first year of legal betting, hence why the launch of Rhode Island mobile sports betting was seen as an important step. The application on September 4 has allowed residents and visitors to the state the opportunity to bet directly from their homes.


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