Industry News of the Day for September 26, 2022
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- SBC Americas, 9.26.22 – GeoComply: Super Bowl LVII has potential to be ‘betting bonanza’
- GeoComply has published data on the geolocation checks made at NFL stadiums during the first two weeks of the 2022 season, revealing State Farm Stadium, the site of this season’s Super Bowl, was near the top of its transaction volume analysis. Anna Sainsbury, CEO of GeoComply, is quoted in this story.
- Bonus.com, 9.23.22 – Instant Withdrawal Casinos – Top Legal US Casinos for Instant Cashouts
- Nothing beats winning at a brick-and-mortar casino and immediately getting cash-in-hand. But that’s not possible with an online casino, so the next best thing is an instant withdrawal casino. Fortunately, online casino players in the US have a few top-tier options for instant withdrawals, giving you the adrenaline rush of immediate winnings with the convenience of betting online. DraftKings, FanDuel, and Golden Nugget are mentioned in this story.
- Play Colorado, 9.23.22 – AGA Wants ‘In’ On White House Discussions On Cryptocurrency
- This August, the American Gaming Association (AGA) wrote a letter to members of the Biden Administration requesting involvement in the digital currency conversations occurring at the executive level.
- Play Illinois, 9.23.22 – Six Illinois Casino Companies Team Up On Responsible Gambling
- Six of the largest US online gaming operators have joined forces on a new responsible gambling initiative. Specifically, Bally’s, BetMGM, Draftings, Entain, FanDuel and MGM Resorts — all legal Illinois gambling entities — have released a 12-point pledge. Further, it is a commitment to the principles of responsible online gaming.
- Play CA, 9.23.22 – Well, Actually… : Rebutting Newspaper Opinion Pieces About California Sports Betting
- Of the two sports betting initiatives on the California ballot this November, the supporters of one typically dislike the other. However, it appears there is one group that hates both California sports betting initiatives: the editorial boards at major newspapers in the Golden State.
- Play CA, 9.23.22 – Why Prop 27 Hasn’t Caught On With Homeless Advocates
- The San Francisco Chronicle recently ran an article with the headline “Prop 27 would rake in millions for homelessness. So why don’t homeless advocates support it?”
- Bonus.com, 9.23.22 – California Prop 26 Controversy is Reminiscent of Failed Attempts to Legalize Online Poker
- On November 8, Californians will vote on two key ballot measures. Each of these seeks to legalize sports betting. However, they also have the potential to impact the broader gaming industry in the state.
- iGB, 9.26.22 – Maryland aims to speed up online betting licensing with rolling approvals
- The Maryland Sports Wagering Application Review Commission (SWARC) has agreed to award licenses for mobile sports betting on a rolling basis, in an effort to launch the vertical this year.
- Axios, 9.26.22 – Massachusetts hits sports betting snag
- Massachusetts regulators are wrestling with a gap in the new sports betting legalization law. What’s happening: The law allows for temporary licenses, but doesn’t cap them or stipulate how they should be awarded. Chris Cipolla, Senior Director of Legal and Government Affairs for DraftKings, is quoted in this story.