Industry News of the Day for September 28, 2022

iDEA Growth Member News

  • SBC Americas, 9.28.22 – GeoComply awarded geolocation and KYC license for Ohio
    • GeoComply has been issued a conditional license by the Ohio Casino Control Commission (OCCC) to supply its geolocation and ID verification compliance services in the state. Lindsay Slader, SVP of Compliance at GeoGomply, is quoted in this story.
  • SBC America, 9.28.22 – EveryMatrix adds Supremeland Gaming to SlotMatrix RGS
    • EveryMatrix has agreed to a SlotMatrix remote gaming server (RGS) partnership with Supremeland Gaming, adding the technology company to SlotMatrix’s exclusive partners list. Razvan Haiduc, CEO of EveryMatrix Games, is quoted in this story.
  • Legal Sports Report, 9.27.22 – Analysis: DraftKings Scores A Win In Challenge To Cash Out Patent
    • A few months ago, a federal judge in the District of Delaware ruled in favor of a motion by DraftKings to recommend canceling a patent related to the cash-out feature that had been registered by UK-based company Diogenes Ltd. and licensed to Colossus Bets.
  • Play NJ, 9.27.22 – Online Gambling Operators Create 12 Formal Principles For Responsible Gaming
    • Several of the top online gaming operators within the US just launched the first industry-led principles for responsible gaming. Many notable gaming providers like the Bally’s Corporation, BetMGM, DraftKings, and FanDuel helped form these new official standards. Chrissy Thurmond, Senior Director for Responsible Gambling at DraftKings, and Adam Warrington, Vice President of Responsible Gaming at FanDuel, are quoted in this story.

Industry News

  • Sports Handle, 9.28.22 – Responsible Gambling In ‘Teenager Position’ As 12-Point Pledge Faces Scrutiny
    • When asked to assess the state of responsible gambling in America during a Tuesday afternoon panel discussion sponsored by the American Gaming Association, Jaime Costello, director of programs for the National Council on Problem Gambling, replied, “I think we’re at that teenager position. We’ve all sort of figured out where we’re at on our own and are starting to figure out how we can come together.” Charmaine Hogan, Head of Regulatory Affairs at Playtech, Chrissy Thurmond, Senior Director for Responsible Gambling at DraftKings, and Martin Lycka, Senior Vice President of American Regulatory Affairs at Entain, are quoted in this story.
  • Play USA, 9.27.22 – Promotion Of Online Sportsbooks In The United States Is Evolving
    • Depending on your perspective, a shift in how the US online sports betting industry operates is horrible or welcome news. Perhaps it’s some of both. Several of the most prominent operators of legal online sportsbooks in United States jurisdictions are changing how they market themselves.

Sports League News


  • California Casinos, 9.28.22 – Who is Funding Prop 27 in California and How Can Voters Track Spending?
    • California voters may be wondering who is funding Prop 27 in California. Anti-Prop 27 ads claim that “out-of-state corporations” are funding the California online sports betting initiative. While that’s true, there’s nothing negative about out-of-state corporations except their connotations. Most companies are outside of California and are accepted without a second thought.
  • Play CA, 9.27.22 – Spokespersons Debate California Sports Betting Propositions 26 and 27
    • After months of waging the war for California sports betting in advertisements and commercials, spokespersons for Prop 26 and Prop 27 stepped into the same room for a live debate.
  • Sports Handle, 9.27.22 – Read The Fine Print: Here’s A Look At The California Ballot
    • In six weeks, California voters will head to the polls and decide the fate of legal sports betting in the nation’s most populous state. Unfortunately, most of the people heading to the polls don’t care about wagering, legal or otherwise.

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