Industry News of the Day for September 27, 2019

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West Virginia:

  • Play WV, 9.27.19 – Up, Up & Away: WVU Football, Online Sports Betting Apps Drive Betting Market
    • Another week, another new record best overall betting handle for the West Virginia sports betting market. A week after the Mountain State set a new high for both total handle and revenue generated, online sports betting helped elevate the industry once again.
  • The Journal, 9.27.19 – Lottery Commission Briefed On August Sports Betting Numbers
    • August sports betting numbers are trending upward thanks to the start of college and professional football and the launch of mobile sports betting apps at two of the state’s five casinos, officials with the West Virginia Lottery Commission said on Wednesday.


  • Sports Handle, 9.26.19 – Sports Betting May Come Up During Illinois Legislature’s Veto Session
    • The Illinois state legislature legalized sports betting in June. Three months later, there’s been little progress — at least publicly — toward the end goal of going live, and multiple stakeholders around the country suggest that the legislature could have more to say on the topic in late October when it convenes for its annual veto session.


  • Indianapolis Business Journal, 9.26.19 – Mobile Sports Betting Will Launch Oct. 3
    • Mobile sports betting will officially launch in Indiana on Oct. 3, enabling Hoosiers to wager through their phones or computers without ever visiting a casino.


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