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4th March 2021

Esports Entertainment scores partnerships with New England sports teams

Esports Entertainment Group (EEG) has signed a multi-year sponsorship deal with Kraft Sports and Entertainment to become an official partner of National Football League franchise…

4th March 2021

Playtech pens strategic deal with Novomatic Americas

Playtech has entered into non-exclusive sports betting partnership with the Novomatic Americas arm of video lottery terminal (VLT) supplier Novomatic. Under the deal, Playtech’s sports…

4th March 2021

Bally’s slips to full-year loss as Covid-19 pushes revenue down 28.8%

Bally’s Corporation has reported a net loss of $5.5m for its 2020 financial year after the temporary closure of its land-based casinos in the US…

4th March 2021

DraftKings named UFC’s first sportsbook and daily fantasy partner

DraftKings has hailed a “groundbreaking” agreement with the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) that sees it become the mixed martial arts competition’s official sportsbook and daily…

4th March 2021

DraftKings teams up with streaming operator Dish Network

North American TV streaming provider Dish Network has partnered with DraftKings to introduce a betting app integration as part of a broader agreement between the…

4th March 2021

DraftKings to pay over $7m in site credit in lawsuit settlement

Daily fantasy and sportsbook operator DraftKings has settled its part of a multidistrict lawsuit around its daily fantasy sport operations, agreeing to pay $720,000 plus…

4th March 2021

IGT PlaySports obtains Nevada approval

International Game Technology (IGT) has obtained regulatory approval in Nevada for its PlaySports platform for retail and online sports betting. The London-headquartered technology supplier said…

3rd March 2021

FanDuel hires Ticketmaster COO as first president

Flutter Entertainment’s US arm FanDuel Group has hired Amy Howe, previously global chief operating officer for ticket sales and distribution giant Ticketmaster, to the newly…

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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3rd March 2021

Conscious Gaming launches Bettor Safe education campaign

Independent non-profit Conscious Gaming has launched a new national campaign to educate consumers about the difference between regulated and unregulated online gaming operators, called Bettor…

3rd March 2021

Betfred US scores partnership with Colorado Rockies

Betfred USA Sports, the US-facing business of the British bookmaker, has entered a multi-year marketing and sponsorship agreement with Major League Baseball (MLB) franchise the…

3rd March 2021

GiG secures Virginia license for WSN.com

Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) has secured a vendor registration license in the US state of Virginia for its World Sports network (WSN.com) affiliate site. Issued…

3rd March 2021

Connecticut agrees gaming expansion deal with Mohegan Tribe

Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont has struck an agreement with the Mohegan Tribe to launch new gambling products, including sports betting and igaming, in the state. …

3rd March 2021

Sands sells Las Vegas empire for $6.25bn

Land-based gaming giant Las Vegas Sands has agreed to sell all of its Las Vegas properties and operations, in order to shift its focus to…

3rd March 2021

FanDuel faces class action lawsuit over delayed data claims

Flutter Entertainment-owned FanDuel is facing a class action lawsuit in the US state of Illinois after a customer claimed the operator was intentionally delaying real-time…

iGB North America Magazine Issue 45

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