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1st December 2022

Rhode Island sports wagers reach nine-month high in October

Consumers in Rhode Island wagered $55.5m on sports during October, the highest monthly total since January this year. The October handle was 7.8% lower than…

30th November 2022

Nevada gambling revenue reaches $1.28bn in October

Gambling revenue in Nevada amounted to $1.28bn in October, marking the 20th consecutive month in which revenue has exceeded $1.0bn in the US state. Revenue…

30th November 2022

US players gamble $511bn per year with unlicensed operators, report finds

A new report commissioned by the American Gaming Association has estimated the US illegal gambling market to be worth $44.2bn per year, with players betting…

30th November 2022

CDI to develop DraftKings horse racing offering

Race track and gaming business Churchill Downs Incorporated (CDI) has entered into a multi-year agreement with DraftKings to develop DK Horse, a parimutuel wagering horse…

29th November 2022

Penn Entertainment expands STEM scholarships to new HBCUs

Land-based and mobile gaming operator Penn Entertainment has expanded its Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) scholarship program to three Historically Black Colleges and Universities…

29th November 2022

Rush Street Gaming hands senior HR role to Pettit

Rush Street Gaming has appointed Dawn Reynolds Pettit, previously of Hard Rock Casino, as its new senior vice president of human resources. Based out of…

29th November 2022

Webis Holdings considers M&A activity to support future growth

Webis Holdings, the owner of the advance-deposit wagering operator Watchandwager.com, said it would consider pursuing M&As and new alliances to support future growth plans, with…

29th November 2022

Maryland records 16.5 million geolocation transactions in first five days

More than 16.5 million geolocation transactions were reported during the opening five days of Maryland’s newly regulated online sports betting market. Data published by geolocation…

28th November 2022

BetMGM to fund research on impact of ads on gambling harm

BetMGM has pledged $180,000 to support the International Center for Responsible Gaming (ICRG) and its ongoing research and education initiatives. The grant will be used…

25th November 2022

Thor Equities gains support for $3bn Coney Island casino bid in NY

Real estate developer Thor Equities has proposed plans to open a new land-based casino in Coney Island, New York, with backing from Saratoga Casino Holdings,…

24th November 2022

Elys secures conditional sports betting approval in Ohio

Gaming technology provider Elys Game Technology has secured conditional approval for a sports betting proprietor license in Ohio. Issued by the Ohio Casino Control Commission…

24th November 2022

New Hampshire sports handle reaches 10-month high in October

Players in New Hampshire bet $91.3m on sports during October, a 7.0% drop from last year but the highest monthly total since January 2022. Spending…

23rd November 2022

Maryland’s regulated sports betting market officially opens

Maryland’s online sports betting market is officially live, with seven operators now active in the state as of today (November 23). Barstool, BetRivers, BetMGM, Caesars,…

23rd November 2022

Genius and the NFL score streaming deal with three Canadian sportsbooks

Genius Sports and the National Football League (NFL) have entered to a Canadian video streaming licensing agreement with three sportsbook operators – Bet365, Canada-facing Bet99…

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