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10th December 2020

Detroit casino revenue halves in November amid latest Covid-19 closures

Revenue from the three commercial casinos in Detroit, Michigan more than halved in November following a temporary order closure issued by Governor Gretchen Whitmer in…

10th December 2020

Tipico launches sports betting app in New Jersey

German sports wagering operator Tipico has announced that its US business has launched a new sportsbook mobile application in the state of New Jersey. Players…

10th December 2020

XLMedia acquires US-focused CBWG Sports

Affiliate marketing services provider XLMedia has completed the acquisition of sports gaming and sports betting business CBWG Sports. XLMedia will pay an initial $12.0m (£9.0m/€9.9m)…

9th December 2020

Caesars to transform Harrah’s New Orleans into Caesars New Orleans

Caesars Entertainment has shared plans to invest $325m, transforming its existing Harrah’s New Orleans casino property into the rebranded and renovated Caesars New Orleans. The…

9th December 2020

US commercial gambling market continues to recover in October

US commercial gross gaming revenue (GGR) increased for the sixth consecutive month in October to $3.38bn, primarily due to growth within both the igaming and…

7th December 2020

DraftKings seals betting partnership with Foxwoods parent

DraftKings has struck a deal to launch online and retail sports betting in Connecticut, through a new partnership with the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation, operator…

7th December 2020

BetMGM launches online casino in Pennsylvania

BetMGM, the betting brand operated via the Roar Digital joint venture between GVC Holdings and MGM Resorts, has launched an online casino offering in the…

4th December 2020

fuboTV acquires Balto Sports to enter online sports betting market

US-based live TV streaming platform, fuboTV, has acquired fantasy sports supplier Balto Sports, marking its first move into the online sports wagering market. Balto Sports…

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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4th December 2020

Flutter details £1.1bn share placing for FanDuel deal

Flutter Entertainment has revealed the details of the cash-generating new share issue launched to raise £1.1bn towards its increased stake in FanDuel. The group that…

4th December 2020

Scientific Games joins “Gift Responsibly” holiday campaign against underage lottery play

Gaming and lottery supplier Scientific Games has joined the National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG)’s “Gift Responsibly. Lottery Tickets Aren’t Child’s Play” holiday campaign to…

3rd December 2020

Landcadia II looks to complete GNOG deal on Dec 18

Nasdaq-listed special purpose acquisition company Landcadia Holdings II has called a special meeting on December 18 for shareholders to approve its acquisition of Golden Nugget…

3rd December 2020

Flutter ups FanDuel stake to 95% in $4.18bn deal

Paddy Power Betfair and Pokerstars owner Flutter Entertainment has conditionally agreed to purchase a further 37.2% stake in US betting and daily fantasy sports brand…

3rd December 2020

Sports Bet Montana pays out $11.4m since launch

Sports Bet Montana has paid out more than $11.4m to sports bettors in the state since wagering began in March, with small businesses offering the…

3rd December 2020

MGM Resorts raises $700m from MGP units redemption

MGM Resorts International has raised $700m after arranging for real estate investment trust (REIT) MGM Growth Properties (MGP) to redeem 23.5m operating partnership units. The…

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