- ESPN, 5.14.19 – Why A New Hampshire Legal Case Is Vital To U.S. Sports Betting Growth (iDEA Growth founder J. Ifrah interviewed for article)
- New Hampshire — not New Jersey — is the new epicenter for legal drama that could shape the expansion of sports betting and fantasy one year after the Supreme Court paved the way for state-by-state legalization. Earlier this year, the New Hampshire Lottery sued the U.S. Department of Justice after a governmental shift in policy involving a federal law known as the Wire Act of 1961.
- Gongwer (full text below), 5.14.19 – Amendments Eyed For House’s Sports Gambling Bill (iDEA Growth founder J. Ifrah interviewed for article)
- A measure to legalize sports gambling in Ohio is teed up for its first hearing Thursday. The House Finance Committee will hear sponsor testimony on the measure (HB 194) and likely adopt a substitute version to clarify that it allows for mobile betting on personal devices such as phones, according to Rep. Dave Greenspan (R-Westlake).
- ESPN, 5.14.19 – One Year Into Legal U.S. Sports Betting: What Have We Learned?
- After decades of holding the line, the NCAA and the four major professional sports leagues finally lost their battle against the spread of legal sports betting in the United States.
- US Bets, 5.14.19 – 5 Game-Changing Moments For Sports Betting In The First Year Post-PASPA
- It was one year ago today that the Supreme Court came to a decision on the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992, declared it inconsistent with the Constitution, and issued these critical nine words about sports betting: “Each state is free to act on its own.”
- Legal Sports Report, 5.14.19 – It’s Still FanDuel By A Mile, DraftKings No. 2 In NJ Sports Betting For April
- FanDuel Sportsbook continues to dominate the New Jersey online sports betting market as the April revenue numbers came out. And DraftKings Sportsbook is still the dominant No. 2 sports betting app in NJ.
- NJ Online Gambling, 5.14.19 – Pay Attention: More Than Four-Fifths Of Sports Betting Handle In New Jersey Comes From Online
- PASPA has only been dead for exactly one year, and already, the New Jersey sports betting industry has seen multiple months with more than $20 mm in revenue and over $300 mm in handle. April was no exception, almost exclusively due to online wagering.
- EGR Global (subscription), 5.14.19 – Online Gambling Quarterly: Bet365 and Stars Group headed for most growth
- Bet365, Stars Group and Kindred Group are seen as the operators that will enjoy the largest revenue growth over the next 12 months, according to new research from the Online Gambling Quarterly.
- Sports Handle, 5.14.19 – Caesars, ESPN Jump Into Sports Betting Content Bed Together
- Caesars and the Disney-owned ESPN on Tuesday announced a new partnership for sports gambling. The deal calls for a content arrangement, including building a new ESPN-branded studio at Caesars’ LINQ Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. The studio is expected to be completed sometime in 2020. Caesars will provide odds to ESPN’s sports betting-related content, including the recently created show Daily Wager.
May 15, 2019
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