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14th May 2019

Iowa Governor signs sports betting bill into law

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds has signed off on a bill that legalises sports betting in the US state. Senate File 617, which passed the Iowa…

13th May 2019

GAN appoints new CFO as it prepares for US expansion

London-listed GAN has announced the appointment of a new chief financial officer as the software supplier prepares for an imminent launch in a second, possibly…

10th May 2019

Inspired brings in industry veteran as technology chief

Inspired brings in industry veteran as technology chief Inspired Entertainment has named Steve Beason as its new group chief technology operator, effective immediately. Beason, who…

10th May 2019

Wynn hit by Macau and Vegas decline in first quarter results

Casino giant Wynn Resorts has reported a 3.7% year-on-year drop in revenue for the first quarter of the year, due in part to declines from…

10th May 2019

Stars Group appoints Chhabra as CEO for Fox Bet

The Stars Group has appointed its chief corporate development officer, Robin Chhabra, as CEO of its new US sports betting joint venture with Fox Sports,…

10th May 2019

Server-based gaming decline hits Inspired in Q1

Inspired Entertainment has reported a 10.1% decline in revenue for the first quarter of 2019, the result of a dip in the performance of its…

9th May 2019

AGS reports first quarter revenue growth

Gaming machine and technology supplier AGS has reported a 12.6% year-on-year rise in revenue for the first quarter of 2019, driven by growth in its…

9th May 2019

NCAA rescinds ban on events in states with legal betting

The US National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) has formally withdrawn a ban on its events being hosted in states that offer legal sports betting. The…

9th May 2019

Washington DC sports betting legislation becomes law

The sports betting legislation enacted by the Washington DC Council in January has now formally passed into law, following a 60-day congressional review. This paves…

9th May 2019

Indiana Governor signs sports betting bill into law

Indiana has become the latest state to legalise sports betting after Governor Eric Holcomb signed off on House Bill 1015. The bill permits wagering both…

9th May 2019

Fox partners The Stars Group for new sports betting division

Fox Sports, a subsidiary of US television broadcaster Fox Corporation, has partnered The Stars Group to launch a new sports betting service in the country.…

8th May 2019

NJ Attorney General files lawsuit claiming DoJ FOIA violation

New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal has filed a lawsuit accusing the US Department of Justice (DoJ) of violating the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). …

8th May 2019

Lottery and social provide Q1 boost for Scientific Games

Scientific Games has reported a 3.1% year-on-year increase in first quarter revenue, while reduced costs and debt refinancing aided the supplier in slashing its net…

7th May 2019

SciPlay begins trading on Nasdaq

SciPlay, the social gaming subsidiary of Scientific Games, has begun trading on the Nasdaq Stock Market following the launch of its initial public offering (IPO).…

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