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14th January 2021

NJ gambling up 8.9% in December as sports betting handle nears $1bn

The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (NJDGE) has reported an 8.9% year-on-year increase revenue for December, as players wagered almost $1.0bn on sports during…

13th January 2021

Penn National Gaming integrates loyalty program with Choice Hotels

Penn National Gaming and Choice Hotels International, which operates the Ascend Collection brand, have agreed a deal to combine both companies’ loyalty schemes. The agreement…

13th January 2021

HyperX extends naming rights deal at Las Vegas esports arena

Video gaming hardware developer HyperX has extended agreement with arena operator Allied Esports Entertainment, and will continue to hold naming rights for the venue in…

13th January 2021

New York sports betting revenue rockets in December

The New York State Gaming Commission has reported a 210.6% year-on-year increase in gross sports betting revenue in December. Gross gaming revenue from sports betting…

13th January 2021

Delaware igaming revenue more than doubles in 2020

Delaware igaming revenue soared 133.3% year-on-year to $8.4m in 2020, thanks largely to an increase in play during novel coronavirus (Covid-19) lockdowns. Players staked $227.7m…

13th January 2021

Scientific Games extends long-term relationship with Loto-Québec

Scientific Games has signed an extension to its long-term technology partnership with Canadian provincial lottery operator Loto-Québec. The renewed deal will run through to January…

13th January 2021

PlayUp secures New Jersey market access

Australian sports betting and daily fantasy operator PlayUp has secured a market access agreement to operate in New Jersey. The operator signed a deal with…

13th January 2021

Detroit casino revenue down 56.1% in 2020

The Michigan Gaming Control Board (MGCB) has reported a 56.1% year-on-year drop in revenue from Detroit’s three commercial casinos in 2020, after operations were disrupted…

ICE North America Webinar Series – The Road Back

With American casinos beginning to reopen, questions still remain about the roadmap to long-term recovery. The Road Back four-part webinar series will examine measures and best practices to guide land-based operators and suppliers, as you work with your customers, your teams and your partners to provide a safe betting and gaming experience in the 'new normal' environment.

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12th January 2021

FuboTV to acquire Vigtory amid plans for 2021 betting launch

Sports-focused streaming platform FuboTV has acquired sportsbook start-up Vigtory, a deal which the streaming service expects to allow it to launch its own sportsbook this…

12th January 2021

Indiana sets new sports betting handle record in December

The Indiana Gaming Commission set a new sports betting handle record in December, while revenue from wagering more than doubled year-on-year. Adjusted gross revenue for the…

12th January 2021

Jackpocket goes live in New York

US lottery courier app Jackpocket is now live for players in New York State, with popular games such as Powerball, Mega Millions, New York Lotto…

12th January 2021

PointsBet signs latest Michigan deal with Detroit Red Wings

Online betting operator PointsBet has agreed a multi-year deal with National Hockey League (NHL) franchise the Detroit Red Wings, its second deal with a Michigan-based…

12th January 2021

Las Vegas Sands founder Adelson dies aged 87

Las Vegas Sands founder, chairman and chief executive Sheldon Adelson has died at the age of 87 from complications related to non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, the operator…

12th January 2021

Kentucky to reconsider online sports betting in new bill

Kentucky Republican Representative Adam Koenig has again filed legislation to legalise online sports betting in the US state. House Bill 241 is similar to House…

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