DC Lottery adopts sports betting regulations

The 115-page document incorporates feedback from potential operators in DC.
The 115-page document incorporates feedback from potential operators in DC.

The body in charge of managing sports betting in DC has revealed that it adopted new regulations for the modality.

US.- The Office of Lottery and Gaming has announced the adoption of rules to regulate sports betting in DC. The rules were published as support implementation of the “Sports Wagering Lottery Amendment Act of 2018” passed by the D.C. City Council last year.

Lottery Executive Director Beth Bresnahan explained that the 115-page document incorporates feedback from potential operators in DC’s emerging sports betting industry submitted during the public comment period that closed on July 15.

“The changes incorporated by the Office largely provide further clarification to the operating community and did not fundamentally change the rules as initially proposed earlier this summer,” she said.

Moreover, the Office will release additional information and guidance to potential applicants for sports betting licences in the upcoming weeks.

INTRALOT to provide sports betting services in DC

INTRALOT Inc, signed earlier this year a new contract that will continue its nearly 10-year partnership with the District of Columbia Office of Lottery and Gaming (DC Lottery).

The company will support the DC Lottery’s commitment to maximise revenue returned to the District by modernising the gaming system, deploying next-generation gaming technology, and ushering in the transformational new era of regulated sports wagering. The five-year contract is effective October 1, 2019, and allows for an additional five extension years if the companies wish to do so.

INTRALOT will deploy its industry-leading technology to the retail network to support traditional lottery, sports wagering and e-Lottery gaming verticals. 

Starting in early 2020, INTRALOT will deploy its INTRALOT Orion sports wagering mobile and retail platform to enable the DC Lottery’s sports wagering offerings. Additionally, INTRALOT will provide all trading and risk management services for the District of Columbia’s sportsbook. 

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