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22nd October 2021

Caesars Entertainment appoints ex-NGCB chair Morgan to board

Caesars Entertainment has announced the appointment of Sandra Douglass Morgan to the company’s board of directors, effective from 7 November.  Morgan joins after serving as…

22nd October 2021

NY selects top mobile betting bidder, as operators could face 64% tax rate

The New York State Gaming Commission has given prospective mobile sports betting operators until 5pm on Monday to amend their proposed tax contributions, after confirming…

22nd October 2021

SeventySix invests in Lucra Sports alongside sports tech businesses

SeventySix Capital has acquired an undisclosed stake in gaming platform Lucra Sports as part of a fresh series of investments. SeventySix described Lucra as a…

22nd October 2021

Maryland Gaming Commission approves two more sports betting licenses

Maryland Lottery and Gaming Commission has granted two additional sports betting licenses to Hollywood Casino in Perryville and Ocean Downs Casino in Berlin.  The pair…

22nd October 2021

Washington DC sets records for betting revenue and handle in September

Sports wagering revenue in Washington DC reached a new monthly record of $3.8m in September, while the district saw its handle surpass $20.0m for the…

21st October 2021

Bally’s scores betting partnership with Nashville Predators

Bally’s Corporation and Tennessee-based ice hockey team the Nashville Predators have entered into a partnership that will see Bally’s named as the team’s official sports…

21st October 2021

NBA All-Star Kevin Garnett joins BetMGM as brand ambassador

NBA Hall of Famer Kevin Garnett has joined BetMGM as the sportsbook operator's latest brand ambassador. Garnett will be featured in BetMGM's upcoming marketing campaigns,…

21st October 2021

DraftKings VC fund raises $60m for sports tech investments

DraftKings’ venture capital fund – Drive by DraftKings – has announced that it has raised $60m (£43.4m/€51.5m) in its first venture fund round. The funding…

21st October 2021

NFL partners National Council on Problem Gambling for awareness program

The National Football League (NFL) has made a multi-million-dollar commitment to the National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG) as part of a new league-wide responsible…

21st October 2021

World Poker Tour adds real-money igaming with Game Play Network content

World Poker Tour (WPT) has added real-money gaming to its online offering through a partnership with Game Play Network (GPN). WPT will see its suite…

21st October 2021

Butler National acquires remainder of Boot Hill Casino Manager for $16.4m

Gaming management service Butler National Corporation has acquired the remaining stake in casino resort company Boot Hill Casino Manager (BHCMC). This means that Butler is…

20th October 2021

Betway receives licenses in Iowa and Poland

Betway operator Super Group has announced the brand has received two new licenses – in the state of Iowa, and in Poland. The operator has…

20th October 2021

Sauk Suiattle Tribe and Washington regulator reach sports betting agreement

The Washington State Gaming Commission has reached a tentative agreement with the Sauk Suiattle Indian Tribe to amend the Tribe's Cass III gaming compact to…

20th October 2021

Sportradar enters marketing data agreement with Adomni

Sports technology company Sportradar has entered into a strategic data partnership with advertising platform Adomni. As part of the deal, Sportradar will offer its sports…

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