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19th October 2021

Entain extends “put up or shut up” deadline for DraftKings talks

The London Stock Exchange’s Panel on Takeovers and Mergers has granted Entain’s request to extend the deadline by which prospective suitor DraftKings must submit a…

19th October 2021

PlayUp receives operating license in New Jersey

The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement has awarded a full operating license to Australian fantasy and sports betting operator PlayUp. This regulatory approval will…

19th October 2021

CT Lottery’s PlaySugarHouse online sportsbook fully launches in Connecticut

The Connecticut Lottery Corporation, in conjunction with US operator Rush Street Interactive (RSI), has announced the launch of the PlaySugarHouse online sportsbook across the entire…

19th October 2021

FanDuel appoints Hooper as first general manager for Canada

Flutter Entertainment-owned FanDuel Group has appointed Dale Hooper to the newly created position of general manager for Canada. In the role, Hooper will be responsible…

19th October 2021

New Jersey sets $1.0bn sports betting handle record in September

New Jersey smashed its sports betting handle record in September as consumers wagered more than $1.0bn, while the US state also saw its total gambling…

18th October 2021

Scopely to acquire GSN Games from Sony for $1bn

Mobile social gaming business Scopely has agreed to acquire GSN Games, a division of the Game Show Network, from Sony Pictures Entertainment for $1bn £728.4m/€860.6m).…

18th October 2021

Bet365 partners with NBA’s San Antonio Spurs with new free-to-play game

UK-based operator Bet365 will partner with the NBA’s San Antonio Spurs to create a new free-to-play game for fans. The game – Call your shot…

18th October 2021

Rivalry appoints former Twitter executive Stewart to board

Sports betting and media company Rivalry Corp, operator of esports betting site Rivalry.gg, has appointed media and technology executive Kirstine Stewart to its board. Stewart…

18th October 2021

GAN pens betting supply deal with Red Rock Resorts in Nevada

GAN has agreed a deal to provide online, mobile and retail sports betting capabilities to Red Rock Resorts (Station Casinos) locations throughout Nevada. The arrangement…

15th October 2021

Pennsylvania iGaming Dashboard- September 2021

Pennsylvania’s gross gaming revenue (GGR) dipped across the board in August, dropping 3.6% to $408.0m (£296.8m/€352.0m). iGaming Business and Ficom Leisure are delighted to present…

15th October 2021

Betway signs Dallas Mavericks as sixth NBA partner

Online gambling operator Betway has entered a multi-year partnership National Basketball Association team the Dallas Mavericks. Under the deal, Betway will serve as the official…

15th October 2021

Fubo Sportsbook named Nascar authorized gaming operator

Fubo Gaming’s mobile sportsbook Fubo Sportsbook has partnered with Nascar, being named as the motorsport league’s authorized gaming operator.  The sportsbook will be granted use…

15th October 2021

Michigan reports record gross gaming receipts in September

Gaming operators in Michigan have reported a record total of $126.1m in internet gaming and sports betting receipts for the month of September. Online gaming…

15th October 2021

RSI launches in Canada with sportsbook and social gaming platform

Rush Street Interactive (RSI) has announced that it is entering Canada by launching its social gaming and sportsbook platform Casino4Fun in the province of Ontario.…

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