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7th December 2022

Ontario issues new online gambling licenses

The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) has issued a series of new online gambling licenses to operators, allowing them to launch in the…

6th December 2022

North Dakota to allow online casino, sports betting on tribal grounds

North Dakota governor Doug Burgum and the chairpersons of the state’s five tribal nations have signed new gaming compacts, opening the door for online offerings…

6th December 2022

Vici partners Century Casinos to build new Missouri casino

Casino real estate investment trust Vici Properties and land-based operator Century Casinos have revealed plans to open a new physical casino property in Missouri. The…

6th December 2022

PokerStars becomes latest gambling partner of NHL’s Red Wings

Flutter Entertainment-owned PokerStars has entered into a new partnership with National Hockey League (NHL) franchise the Detroit Red Wings. Under the multi-year deal, which marks…

5th December 2022

Genius Sports adds NFL streaming for US operators

Genius Sports has expanded its partnership with the National Football League (NFL) to allow fans in the US to view and bet on select games.…

5th December 2022

Colorado sports wagers surpass $500m in October

Consumers in Colorado wagered $526.6m in sports during October, a 7.1% increase on the same month last year. The state’s monthly handle was higher than…

5th December 2022

Virginia consumers wager $528m on sports in October

Player spending on sports betting in Virginia increased 23.6% year-on-year to $528.0m in October, while revenue was also up in the US state. Virginia’s monthly…

2nd December 2022

PointsBet expands golf betting with IMG Arena integration

PointsBet has integrated IMG Arena’s Golf Event Centre into its sports betting app to offer a wider range of golf wagering options to customers. The…

2nd December 2022

Arizona betting handle up 49% month-on-month in September

Consumers in Arizona bet a total of $538.0m on sports during September, a 49.0% increase on the previous month. The September figure was significantly higher…

2nd December 2022

Scientific Games hands EVP role to former Trump assistant Schultz

Scientific Games has announced the appointment of James Schultz as its new executive vice president of head of public policy and government affairs. In his…

2nd December 2022

New York bill aims to crack down on “predatory sportsbook bonuses”

A New York legislator has introduced a bill calling on the state regulator to crack down on “predatory sportsbook bonuses”. The bill – Senate Bill…

2nd December 2022

Vici to acquire remaining stake in MGM Grand and Mandalay Bay JV for $1.27bn

Casino real estate investment trust Vici Properties has agreed to require the remaining 49.9% interest in the joint venture that owns MGM Grand Las Vegas…

1st December 2022

Sportradar scores Ohio betting supplier licence

The Ohio Casino Control Commission has granted a sports gaming supplier licence to Sportradar, ahead of the market opening on 1 January. Sportradar now holds…

1st December 2022

Former MLB star Puig withdraws guilty plea in illegal gambling case

Former Major League Baseball (MLB) All-Star Yasiel Puig has withdrawn his guilty plea in the case related to charges for lying to federal agents who…

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