3 12, 2019

Sports Betting Panel

2020-02-18T12:17:26-05:00

The Sports Betting Panel focused on what issues have accompanied the introduction of sports betting and how each lottery dealt with them. “We are both operator and regulator,” said Bennett. “We have worked with Spectrum Gaming and GLI to set up a framework. UNLV has created classrooms for our staff. The big takeaway for us [...]

Sports Betting Panel2020-02-18T12:17:26-05:00
3 12, 2019

Washington DC Sports Betting: Ridgely Bennett (DC Office of Lottery & Gaming)

2020-02-18T12:12:32-05:00

Ridgely Bennett, Chief Counsel, D.C. Office of Lottery & Gaming, provided an overview of “Washington, DC Sports Betting.” He showed a timeline for the city’s Sports Wagering Lottery Amendment Act of 2018. DC’s hybrid model differs from both the privately-operated tax model and the government (lottery) operated model. It includes Class A and Class B [...]

Washington DC Sports Betting: Ridgely Bennett (DC Office of Lottery & Gaming)2020-02-18T12:12:32-05:00
3 12, 2019

Oregon Lottery Scoreboard: Barry Pack (Oregon Lottery)

2020-02-18T12:14:04-05:00

Oregon Lottery Director Barry Pack described the fall 2019 rollout of “Scoreboard,” the lottery’s full sportsbook. It incorporated a customer-first, mobile-first strategy. “The sports betting black market is and will continue to be our greatest competition. Lotteries must design a CX to rival or outcompete. It is never too early in the process to listen [...]

Oregon Lottery Scoreboard: Barry Pack (Oregon Lottery)2020-02-18T12:14:04-05:00
3 12, 2019

Rhode Island Sports Betting: Gerry Aubin (Rhode Island Lottery)

2020-02-18T12:16:33-05:00

Rhode Island Lottery Director Gerry Aubin gave a one-year recap on the launch of sports betting in Rhode Island. “While the lottery is the major partner in our sportsbook, we cannot match the 80+ year’s sports betting experience that William Hill and IGT bring to the table,” said Aubin. “Therefore it was important that customers [...]

Rhode Island Sports Betting: Gerry Aubin (Rhode Island Lottery)2020-02-18T12:16:33-05:00
20 05, 2019

Delaware Sports Pick – Cheryl Couvillion, Delaware Lottery

2019-06-03T17:20:25-04:00

Cheryl Couvillion, Draw, Keno and Sports Lottery Manager, Delaware Lottery, provided a case study on “Sports Pick: Delaware Sports Lottery.” Delaware was one of the four states that was “grandfathered” in when PASPA originally passed in 1992, which allowed them to offer sports betting. However, they were only able to bet on football. After PASPA [...]

Delaware Sports Pick – Cheryl Couvillion, Delaware Lottery2019-06-03T17:20:25-04:00
20 05, 2019

Expectations for Sports Betting in Maryland – Gordon Medenica, Maryland Lottery

2019-06-03T17:19:51-04:00

Gordon Medenica, Director, Maryland Lottery & Gaming, provided commentary on “Structuring the Sports Betting Landscape.” The Maryland legislature was unable to pass legislation on sports betting in 2019. Medenica broke down sports betting into three categories: bet types, venues and distribution and why this creates confusion. Bet types are complicated but are very important in [...]

Expectations for Sports Betting in Maryland – Gordon Medenica, Maryland Lottery2019-06-03T17:19:51-04:00
20 05, 2019

West Virginia: Sports Betting Case Study: John Myers, West Virginia Lottery

2019-06-03T17:18:44-04:00

John Myers, Director, West Virginia Lottery kicked off the sports betting segment of the program. He detailed the launch of sports wagering in West Virginia. West Virginia was the fifth U.S. state to offer legal sports betting and one of the first to allow for online sports betting. The West Virginia Lottery regulates the market, [...]

West Virginia: Sports Betting Case Study: John Myers, West Virginia Lottery2019-06-03T17:18:44-04:00