16th March 2020

Covid-19 leads to casino closures across US

Casinos have closed, both voluntarily and by law, across the US in response to the ongoing outbreak of the novel Coronavirus disease (Covid-19). The Indiana…

13th March 2020

Utah lawmakers wave through bill to ban ‘fringe gambling’

The Utah House and Senate have passed a bill to outlaw electronic sweepstakes machines in the state, further tightening its already strict gambling laws. Senate…

13th March 2020

Delaware igaming revenue reaches $324,958 in February

Online gaming revenue in Delaware increased 18.3% year-on-year to $324,958 in February as all of the state’s three licensed operators reported growth. The February amount…

13th March 2020

New Jersey reveals year-on-year market growth in February

The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (NJDGE) has reported a year-on-year increase in revenue across all market sectors in February, despite the sports betting…

12th March 2020

Major League Soccer suspended amid Covid-19 pandemic

North America’s Major League Soccer (MLS) has suspended all of its games for the next 30 due to ongoing concerns about the outbreak of novel…

12th March 2020

Mounting costs lead DraftKings to 2019 loss

DraftKings’ revenue increased year-on-year for 2019 and but losses widened, as its merger with SBTech approaches, but the operator remains confident of seeing earnings exceed…

12th March 2020

State of the Union: IN, IA, NY, MD, WA and more

This week’s State of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, covers the latest figures from a range of sports betting markets, as well regulatory…

12th March 2020

NBA season suspended as player tests positive for Covid-19

The National Basketball Association (NBA) has suspended the 2019-20 season indefinitely after  a Utah Jazz player tested positive for the novel coronavirus (Covid-19). The league…

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 March 2020

GVC partners Epic to tackle gambling related harm

GVC Holdings has joined forces with gambling harm minimization consultancy Epic Risk Management on a new initiative aimed at reducing gambling related harm in the…

12th March 2020

Legal sports betting begins in Michigan 

The first legal wagers have been placed in Michigan, after Penn National Gaming’s Greektown Casino and the MGM Grand Detroit opened their retail sportsbooks yesterday…

11th March 2020

FanDuel confirms Michigan launch with MotorCity

FanDuel will open a sportsbook at Detroit’s MotorCity casino tomorrow (March 12), after the venue was approved to offer wagering earlier this week.  The two-storey…

11th March 2020

Detroit casinos given green light for first legal MI bets

The Michigan Gaming Control Board (MCGB) have granted approval to Detroit’s three commercial casinos to accept Michigan’s first sports bets from 1PM Eastern Daylight Time…

11th March 2020

Maverick Gaming to purchase Nevada casino from Eldorado

US casino operator Maverick Gaming has agreed a deal to acquire the Montbleu Resort Casino & Spa in Lake Tahoe, Nevada, from Eldorado Resorts for…

11th March 2020

Detroit casino revenue reaches $121.7m in February

Commercial casinos in Detroit, Michigan, generated $121.7m in revenue during February, a year-on-year increase of 6.3%. The February amount also represents an increase of 1.5% from…

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