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June 14, 2019
By StatementGames Team

Louisiana Voters Approve Daily Fantasy Sports & Sports Gaming But Get Screwed

Back on the 31st of May we released an article applauding how the state of Louisiana was on the right track on Fantasy Sports & Sports gaming issues.  47 of 63 parishes voted to approve Fantasy Sports & Sports gaming this past November; however, lawmakers had to find solutions regarding rules on state tax.  They failed!  The allotted time to find a solution elapsed leaving residents empty handed.   Now legislation is restricted by law and can only consider new taxation every other year.   Daily fantasy sports might not be back up for debate until 2021.   With lawmakers slow playing approval of tax – any chance of approval had been poison pilled.  Louisiana residents… 1st the NFL Refs take you and the New Orleans Saints for a ride during the NFC Championship Game and now this?  You guys sure could use a break!

For Louisiana and the other states taking their sweet time getting the right Fantasy Sports / Sports Gaming policies in place, let just take a quick look at New Jersey Sports Betting numbers for the month of May:

  • Total betting handle for the month:  $318.9 Million
  • 82.6% of that coming from online wagers

Just a small opportunity… no rush to get things done.  I am certain the speed being organized will continue to win over the popularity vote.

Upcoming Contests – New York Yankees Tickets

StatementGames Inc. has a pair of “Electronic” New York Yankees tickets to give away.  For an opportunity to WIN 2 Upper Lever Monday June 17 Tampa Bay Rays Vs New York Yankees (Bronx, NY – Yankee Stadium) you must:

  • Be Able To Attend #TBVsNYY this Monday
  • Must be Following StatementGames Inc. On Facebook & Twitter

Your June 14-16 www.statementgames.com Schedule

StatementGames has a new twist on Fantasy Baseball.  Overview video found HERE shows how to play.  FREE to join and never any ongoing obligations.  Your objective is to accumulate StatementGames coins and then exchange them for REWARDS from your favorite brands.

Friday June 14, 2019

MLB | Chicago Cubs Vs Los Angeles Dodgers | Projected Starters: Kyle Hendricks Vs Rich Hill | ESPN+ | 10:00 PM EST

Saturday June 15, 2019

MLB |Los Angeles Angels Vs Tampa Bay Rays | Projected Starters: Jose Suarez Vs Charlie Morton | ESPN+ | 1:00 PM EST
MLB | Arizona Diamondbacks Vs Washington Nationals | Projected Starters: Taylor Clarke Vs Stephen Strasburg | FS1 | 4:05 PM EST

Sunday June 16, 2019 

* If you are attending any of the below games, take a picture of yourself at the ballpark!  Post this picture along with a screenshot of your StatementGames pics.  Be sure to tag @Statementgames on Facebook / Twitter and we will add 500 coins to your account balance.  These coins will count towards the JUNE LEADERBOARD!

MLB | Texas Rangers Vs Cincinnati Reds | Projected Starters: Ariel Jurado Vs Sonny Gray | ESPN+ | 1:00 PM EST
MLB | Chicago Cubs Vs Los Angeles Dodgers | Projected Starters: Jose Quintana Vs Hyun-Jin Ryu | ESPN | 7:00 PM EST