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3rd July 2019

PointsBet strikes racetrack deal to move into Illinois

Australian sportsbook operator PointsBet has secured a 20-year partnership with Chicago-area racetrack Hawthorne Race Course, providing it with a route into the Illinois sports betting market.…

2nd July 2019

Big Time Gaming makes NJ debut with Golden Nugget

Online slot specialist Big Time Gaming (BTG) has launched in the New Jersey igaming market, with its games live on Golden Nugget’s online casino via…

2nd July 2019

Sports betting launches at Arkansas’ Oaklawn Racing

Oaklawn Racing Casino Resort has become the first venue to launch sports betting in Arkansas, the ninth state to begin taking bets since the Professional…

2nd July 2019

Sportech appoints Richard McGuire as chief executive

Betting technology provider Sportech has named its interim executive chairman Richard McGuire as its new chief executive officer. McGuire has served on the Sportech board…

1st July 2019

AmWest launches Colossus-powered pools

Advance deposit wagering (ADW) provider AmWest Entertainment has become the first US-licensed operator to offer cashout functionality for customers, launching the feature through a new…

1st July 2019

Sports betting boosts GAN in Q2

Online betting and gaming technology provider GAN has seen trading in the second quarter of its financial year beat expectations, with seasonal decline in igaming…

1st July 2019

Rhode Island sports betting revenue slips in May

Legal sports wagering revenue in Rhode Island fell 54.4% month-on-month to $899,165 in May, despite punters spending more on betting than in April. The Twin…

1st July 2019

Illinois Governor signs gaming expansion legislation into law

Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker has signed into law the far-reaching gaming expansion bill passed by the state legislature early in June, paving the way for…

28th June 2019

AGA reshuffles management team with trio of promotions

The American Gaming Association (AGA) reshuffled its management team to reflect the industry body’s focus on market modernization and advocacy, while high-profile executives Sarah Slane…

28th June 2019

Budget legislation strengthens Sportech position in CT

Legislation passed as part of the Connecticut State Budget has strengthened Sportech’s exclusive license to conduct pari-mutuel betting in the state.  Sportech, via its Ventures…

28th June 2019

DC Council raises concerns over Intralot sports betting contract

Councilmembers in Washington DC are are increasingly questioning the decision to award Intralot a contract to power sports betting in the US capital, which could…

28th June 2019

Parx completes online sportsbook roll-out in PA

Greenwood Gaming & Entertainment’s Parx Casino has confirmed the official launch of its new online sportsbook in Pennsylvania, powered by technology partners GAN and Kambi.…

28th June 2019

California Assemblymember files sports betting proposal

California Assemblymember Adam Gray has filed a constitutional amendment to clear the way for the state to regulate sports betting, provided it is ratified by citizens…

27th June 2019

Nevada sportsbook handle falls below NJ in May

Nevada’s sports betting handle rose 0.6% year-on-year to $317.4m in May, though total gambling revenue for the month was down 6.0% to $981.8m.  May marks…

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