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13th January 2020

Maverick Gaming purchases Eldorado Shreveport Casino for $230m

Maverick Gaming will buy the Eldorado Casino and Resort in Shreveport, Louisiana from Eldorado Resorts for $230 million. For Eldorado, the deal will allow the…

13th January 2020

Greenwood Racing brings in Hausler as new CEO

US gambling facility operator Greenwood Racing has appointed Eric Hausler, previously of VICI Properties and Capri Casinos, as its new chief executive, effective from January…

13th January 2020

Indiana sets new revenue and handle records in December

Indiana sportsbooks took in a combined $12.0m on a handle of $161.8m – both new state records – as online sports betting continued to grow…

13th January 2020

NH punters stake $3.4m in first week of mobile wagering

Players in New Hampshire have wagered more than $3.4m in the week following the roll-out of mobile and online betting on December 30.  As of…

13th January 2020

NY sports betting revenue hits year-low in December

Sports wagering revenue in New York amounted to $780,418 in December, the lowest monthly figure since the state launched its legal market last July. The…

13th January 2020

Maine governor vetoes sports betting bill

Janet Mills, governor of Maine, has vetoed a bill that would have allowed sports betting in the state, arguing that the people of Maine are…

13th January 2020

GAN names Flores as new financial chief

Gambling software supplier GAN has appointed Karen Flores as its new chief financial officer with immediate effect. Based at GAN’s offices in Irvine, California, Flores…

10th January 2020

Responsible Gambling Collaborative launches new effectiveness principles

The Responsible Gambling Collaborative (RGC) – an umbrella organisation dedicated to responsible gambling and the prevention of problem gambling – has announced new effectiveness principles…

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10th January 2020

Tribal ballot proposal could boost California revenue – but increase costs

Should a ballot measure to allow sports betting at California’s tribal casinos and racetracks be adopted, the state stands to generate “tens of millions” in…

10th January 2020

Iowa records lowest full-month sportsbook revenue in December

Iowa’s licensed sportsbooks took in a combined $2.9m in sports betting revenue, down 19.3% from November and the lowest for a full month since sports…

10th January 2020

IGT lands instant games deal with D.C. Lottery

International Game Technology (IGT) has agreed a deal to provide instant ticket games and related services to the District of Columbia’s Office of Lottery and…

10th January 2020

Parx to launch Evolution live casino in New Jersey and Pennsylvania

Greenwood Gaming & Entertainment will launch Evolution Gaming’s live dealer casino products across its Parx Casino-branded igaming sites in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Customers will…

9th January 2020

Mobile sports betting bill filed in Vermont

Vermont state senators Dick Sears and Michael Sirotkin have filed a bill that would allow mobile,  but not land-based, sports betting in the state. Bill S.213,…

9th January 2020

Addabbo renews fight for NY mobile betting in 2020

New York state senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr., the chairman of the Senate Standing Committee on Racing, Gaming and Wagering, continued his push for legal…

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