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8th September 2020

Kindred strikes IL, OH market access deals with Penn National

Unibet operator Kindred has struck market access deals with regional casino operator Penn National Gaming to offer online betting and gaming in Illinois and Ohio.…

8th September 2020

5Dimes to block US customers, hints at regulated pivot

Costa Rica-based sportsbook 5Dimes will block access for US customers, hinting that it may look to secure licenses to move into the US regulated betting…

8th September 2020

Scientific Games extends with Resorts Digital in NJ

Scientific Games has signed a multi-year extension to its New Jersey-facing content supply deal with Resorts Digital. Under the renewed deal, Scientific Games will continue to…

7th September 2020

2020 Kentucky Derby brings in $79.4m in wagers

A total of $79.4m was bet on the 2020 Kentucky Derby, down 52.0% from 2019’s record handle, according to Churchill Downs Incorporated (CDI). Bettors staked…

7th September 2020

Michigan clears CDI for advance-deposit wagering

The Michigan Gaming Control Board (MGCB) has approved Churchill Downs Incorporated (CDI) to begin offering advance deposit wagering (ADW) on horse racing to players in…

4th September 2020

William Hill rolls out online and mobile sportsbook in WV

Bookmaker William Hill US has announced the launch of its online and mobile sportsbook in the state of West Virginia. Built on William Hill’s proprietary…

4th September 2020

PointsBet exceeds expectations with AU$200m placement

Online gambling operator PointsBet has surpassed initial expectations by raising AU$200m (£109.9m/€123.0m/US$145.2m) through a share placement. PointsBet last week set out plans to generate $150m,…

4th September 2020

California SC ruling paves way for new Class III casinos

The California Supreme Court has ruled in favor of tribes wishing to build new Class III casinos in California, removing a major barrier to decades-old…

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 September 2020

CDI opens new outdoor gaming space at Derby City

Churchill Downs Incorporated (CDI) has opened a new outdoor gaming patio on the south side of Derby City Gaming, the only licensed land-based gaming facility in…

4th September 2020

FanDuel launches online sportsbook in Iowa with Boyd Gaming

Flutter Entertainment-owned FanDuel Group has announced the launch of its online and mobile sportsbook in Iowa, through its partnership with Boyd Gaming. Customers can register…

4th September 2020

NY Governor sets reopening date for casinos

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced that the state’s casinos will be permitted to reopen next week, having been closed for almost six months…

4th September 2020

Caesars offloads Harrah’s Louisiana to Rubico Acquisition

Caesars Entertainment – the operating name for the newly combined Caesars Entertainment Corporation and Eldorado Resorts business – has agreed to sell its Harrah’s Louisiana…

3rd September 2020

BetMGM becomes first betting partner of NFL’s Detroit Lions

BetMGM, the joint venture between MGM Resorts and GVC Holdings, has been named the first official sports betting partner of National Football League franchise the…

3rd September 2020

HeadsUp signs LoI to purchase 50% VIP Entertainment stake

Canadian igaming business HeadsUp Entertainment International has signed a letter of intent (LOI) to acquire a 50% stake in online gambling operator VIP Entertainment Group.…

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