- The Wall Street Journal, 9.2.19 – Mobile Sports Betting Is The Moneymaker As More States Legalize
- Bets placed via smartphones have rapidly brought New Jersey neck-and-neck with Nevada in the race to be the nation’s biggest sports-betting market. Limits in other states, though, could hamper the nascent industry’s growth.
- Sports Handle, 8.30.19 – Get A Grip: The Week In Sports Betting: Indiana, Maine, And Illinois Seeks Public Comment
- Here’s the weekend Sports Handle item, “Get a Grip,” recapping the week’s top stories and rounding up key stories in sports betting, gaming, and the world of sports at large.
- Legal Sports Report, 9.2.19 – Wait, Lawmakers Did What With Sports Betting Bills In 2019?
- The legislative calendar has slowed to a crawl, a relief amid the busiest year of sports betting bills yet.
- Legal Sports Report, 9.3.19 – TheScore Secures $40 Million Investment Tied To Sports Betting Expansion
- The war chest for sports media company theScore just got a little bigger as it seeks to bolster its online sportsbook product.
- Reuters, 9.2.19 – Murdoch’s Fox Launches Sports Betting With FOX Bet
- When Rupert Murdoch’s Fox Corp launches the FOX Bet sports betting platform on Monday, it will do what no other major media company has done in North America: become the face of a sports gambling platform.
- Legal Sports Report, 8.31.19 – Launch Of Fox Bet Sportsbook In NJ Kicks Off New Era For U.S. Sports Media Companies
- Fox Bet’s online sportsbook is now live in New Jersey. The launch marks a watershed moment in the emerging market for legal U.S. sports betting, representing the first time an American sports media company has lent their brand to serve as the face of a real-money sportsbook.
- New York Post, 9.2.19 – New Jersey Poised To Overtake Vegas As Sports Betting Capital Of U.S.
- It’s been little more than a year since the Garden State legalized sports betting, but the home of the Sopranos and Bruce Springsteen is already poised to overtake Nevada as the sports betting capital of the US, experts say.
- Legal Sports Report, 9.3.19 – Resorts World Launches NY Sportsbook This Week Featuring IGT And Betgenius
- Sports betting might be retail-only in New York, but the limitation isn’t scaring away some of the industry’s elite.
- The Washington Post, 8.30.19 – Two D.C. Council Members Call For Probe Of Sports Betting Contract
- Two members of the D.C. Council are asking city agencies to examine a local firm that is supposed to do most of the work on a $215 million no-bid gambling contract despite the fact that it has no employees and listed executives on its website who didn’t work there.
- Legal Sports Report, 8.30.19 – Legislators Decide NC Sports Betting Needs Another Study Within A Study
- A state lawmaker wanted to create a state gaming commission and task it with conducting a study on the feasibility and impact of expanding NC sports betting.
- Lincoln Journal Star, 9.2.19 – With Sportsbooks Open In Iowa, The Action For Huskers Fans Isn’t Only On The Field
- While sports betting is illegal in Nebraska, Nebraskans have flocked to Ameristar in Council Bluffs in the weeks since legal sportsbooks opened in Iowa.
- Argus Leader, 9.2.19 – Iowans Can Bet On Sports Via App. So Naturally We Tried It From The South Dakota Border
- If you live in Sioux Falls and want to throw down a few bucks on the Vikings to win the Super Bowl, you need to go to Iowa. And just holding your phone across the border? That’s not going to cut it.
- Indianapolis Star, 8.31.19 – Indiana Sports Betting Becomes Legal Sept. 1. Here’s Everything You Need To Know
- Get ready, sports fans. Sports gambling becomes legal in Indiana on Sept. 1.
- Indianapolis Star, 9.1.19 – Eric Holcomb Places First Sports Bet At Indiana Grand Casino In Shelbyville
- At noon on Sunday, Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb was the first person to make a bet in the sportsbook at Indiana Grand Casino in Shelbyville on the day sports wagering became legal in Indiana.
- Forbes, 8.31.19 – Indiana Casinos Race To Offer Sports Betting Prior To NFL Season Openers
- While they may have missed College Football’s opening Saturday action, the state of Indiana will officially see legalized sports betting action get underway Sunday, September 1st.
- KSTP, 8.29.19 – Sports Betting Legal In Iowa, Stalled In Minnesota
- Legalized sports betting is creeping closer to the Minnesota border, but Minnesota sports fans still have to leave the state to place a bet on their favorite teams.
- WCVB, 9.1.19 – On The Record: Sen. Eric Lesser On Casino, Sports Betting
- State Senator Eric Lesser gives us his take on the future of gambling in Massachusetts.
- Westword, 9.3.19 – Colorado Gambles On Proposition DD, To Legalize Sports Betting
- With bipartisan support, a Colorado sports betting bill soon made it through the full House and Senate; Governor Jared Polis signed it at the end of May. Now voters will have the final say on Proposition DD in November.
Sports League News:
- Legal Sports Report, 9.1.19 – NFL Partner Is Asking U.S. Sportsbooks To Pay For Official Data
- How much is official data for the NFL worth to US sportsbook operators?