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19th August 2021

North Carolina Senate approves sports betting bill in second reading

The North Carolina Senate has voted to approve a bill that proposes legalizing both retail and online sports wagering in the US state, with a…

19th August 2021

Slot Buzz casino review site goes live in Canada

Online casino and igaming review website Slot Buzz has launched in Canada as part of its ongoing strategy to reach customers in regulated and soon-to-be…

19th August 2021

Pennsylvania gambling revenue reaches record $423.7m in July

Gambling revenue in Pennsylvania increased 49.7% year-on-year to a record $423.8m in July as the state saw growth across all sectors of the market. July’s…

18th August 2021

North Carolina Senate committee passes sports venue betting bill

North Carolina’s Committee On Rules and Operations of the Senate has favorably reported a bill to allow both retail and online commercial sports betting –…

18th August 2021

FanDuel enters multi-year partnership with golf star Jordan Spieth

Sportsbook giant FanDuel has announced it has entered a multi-year partnership with three-time golfing major winner Jordan Spieth.  The deal will see FanDuel, an official…

18th August 2021

Sightline Payments hits $1bn valuation after $244m fundraising round

Sightline Payments has announced that it has raised $244m in a new round of fundraising, taking the provider’s total valuation to over $1bn. With this…

18th August 2021

DraftKings secures Baltimore Ravens as fifth NFL partner

Sports betting and daily fantasy sports operator DraftKings has agreed a new partnership with National Football League (NFL) franchise the Baltimore Ravens. Though the length…

18th August 2021

Genius Sports names former ESPN CEO Bornstein as North America president

Genius Sports has appointed Steve Bornstein, former chief executive of ESPN and founder of the NFL Network, to the newly created position as president of…

18th August 2021

US tribal gaming revenue down 19.5% in 2020 following pandemic effects

The National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC) has recorded gross gaming revenue (GGR) figures of $27.83bn for 2020, representing a 19.5% decrease on the year prior. …

18th August 2021

Delaware online gambling revenue rises 12.4% year-on-year in July

The Delaware Lottery reported a 12.4% year-on-year increase in online gambling revenue to $793,017 in July, though this was the market’s lowest monthly total since…

18th August 2021

Intema names Scott Meyers as CFO

Intema Solutions has announced the appointment of Scott Meyers as its new chief financial officer, replacing acting chief financial officer Anna Kastelorizios. Meyers has more…

17th August 2021

Elys sees revenue grow in H1 despite retail declines

US and Italy-facing operator and supplier Elys Game Technology recorded revenue of $25.8m for the first half of the year, a 72.3% increase from 2020,…

17th August 2021

Washington DC sees sports betting revenue and handle fall in July

Sports wagering revenue in Washington DC declined 10.0% month-on-month to $1.8m in July after the district reported a 34.4% fall in handle of the month.…

17th August 2021

New York Gaming Commission approves mobile betting rules

New York State Gaming Commission has approved rules under which mobile sports betting will be conducted in the state. The Commission approved the rules unanimously…

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