News

12th August 2022

King Billy set to enter regulated Ontario market with GiG deal

Kings Media Ltd, which operates the King Billy brand, will enter the Ontario market through a deal with Gaming Innovation Group (GiG). Under the deal,…

12th August 2022

Disney continues to work on “important” ESPN betting venture, says CEO

Disney chief executive Bob Chapek said that the business remains in talks with a number of platforms in regard to the potential launch of a…

12th August 2022

Hall of Fame Resort & Entertainment Company pens sports betting deal with Betr

Betr, the new micro-betting business founded by Simplebet co-founder Joey Levy and social media personality Jake Paul, has entered into a partnership with Hall of…

12th August 2022

US commercial gaming revenue reaches record $14.81bn in Q2

Commercial gaming revenue in the US amounted to $14.81bn during the second quarter, a new record for the industry, according to the American Gaming Association…

12th August 2022

CDI sells 49% stake of United Tote subsidiary to New York Racing Association

Churchill Downs Incorporated (CDI) has entered into an agreement to sell 49% of its United Tote Company subsidiary to the New York Racing Association (NYRA).…

11th August 2022

Mohegan breaks EBITDA record with with final covid restrictions removed

Mohegan recorded revenue of $417.0m (£341.2m/€403.2) in its third quarter 2021-22 results, the first quarter since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic where it had…

11th August 2022

IGT scores sports betting deal with Washington’s Nisqually Red Wind Casino

International Game Technology (IGT) has signed a multi-year sports betting partnership with Nisqually Red Wind Casino in Washington State. Under the deal, the Nisqually Red…

11th August 2022

Caesars partners Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians for new Virginia casino

Caesars Entertainment has announced the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI) as a joint venture partner for its new land-based casino development project in Virginia.…

11th August 2022

Massachusetts Governor signs sports betting bill into law

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker has signed into law a bill legalizing and regulating sports betting in the US state. House Bill 5164 will permit any…

10th August 2022

Wynn Resorts’ Q2 net loss widens to $213.4m

Wynn Resorts posted $908.8m in revenue from its Q2 operations, a decrease of 8.2%, while its loss grew to $213.4m as the effects of restrictions…

9th August 2022

Michigan regulator votes to extend Detroit casino licenses

The Michigan Gaming Control Board has voted to renew the licenses of all three commercial casinos in the state. MGM Grand, MotorCity Casino and Hollywood…

9th August 2022

BetMGM becomes official partner of NFL in Canada

Entain-MGM joint venture BetMGM has agreed a deal that will make it an official sportsbook partner of the National Football League (NFL) in Canada. The…

8th August 2022

Influencer Jake Paul and Simplebet co-founder raise $50m for micro-betting site

Simplebet co-founder Joey Levy and social media personality Jake Paul have launched Betr, a new micro-betting company, with $50m in funding. Levy will act as…

8th August 2022

Massachusetts commissioners: legal betting is “going to take some time”

Massachusetts gaming commissioners have warned that the launch of legal sports betting in the state may take longer than expected, as they prepare to create…