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21st July 2021

DraftKings to launch NFT Marketplace

US sportsbook giant DraftKings has announced the launch of DraftKings Marketplace, a platform for customers to buy and sell non-fungible tokens (NFTs) through their existing…

21st July 2021

PointsBet appoints Vanderwel to lead Canada business as CEO

Online gambling operator PointsBet has announced the appointment of Scott Vanderwel as the first chief executive of its Canadian business. Vanderwel will oversee the operator’s…

21st July 2021

Delaware sports betting revenue slips to year low in June

The Delaware Lottery has revealed that sports betting revenue fell to a calendar-year low during the month of June, while igaming revenue and spend also…

20th July 2021

Union criticizes Bally’s Twin River Casino for failing to bring employees back

A union representing employees at Bally’s Twin River Casino in Lincoln, Rhode Island have expressed disapproval after they were not asked to return to work…

20th July 2021

DraftKings scores betting partnerships with PGA Tour golf events

Sports betting and daily fantasy sports operator DraftKings has agreed a deal to become the first official betting operator of the World Golf Championships-FedEx St.…

20th July 2021

Pennsylvania achieves record revenue after strong casino performance

The state of Pennsylvania achieved a record gaming revenue figure of $3.88bn for the fiscal year 2020/21 – the period of July 1, 2020 to…

20th July 2021

Latest Massachusetts sports betting attempt passes first stage

A bill to regulate sports wagering in Massachusetts has been referred to the committee on House Ways and Means after it was introduced to the…

20th July 2021

PointsBet brings in Bet365’s O’Sullivan to lead North American operations

Online gambling operator PointsBet has appointed Aaron O’Sullivan, formerly of Bet365 and Rank Group, as its vice president of online casino revenue and to oversee…

20th July 2021

PointsBet pens Arizona market access deal with Cliff Castle Casino Hotel

Sportsbook operator PointsBet has agreed a deal with the Cliff Castle Casino Hotel venue in Arizona to secure market access in the US state. The…

20th July 2021

BetMGM launch helps push DC betting revenue and handle up in June

The rollout of BetMGM in Washington DC helped drive sports betting revenue and handle in the US district up month-on-month in June. Overall revenue from…

20th July 2021

Elys completes acquisition of US Bookmaking

Online gambling operator and supplier Elys Game Technology has completed its acquisition of Bookmakers Company, the Nevada-based sports betting services provider trading as US Bookmaking…

19th July 2021

Michigan’s sports revenue hike can’t stop another online gambling fall

Internet gaming operators in Michigan reported a third straight month of decline in June despite a leap in sports betting revenue. Figures released by Michigan…

19th July 2021

Scientific Games and Playtech to debut OGS partnership in New Jersey

Scientific Games Corporation and Playtech have signed a mutual distribution agreement that will roll out first in New Jersey. Under the terms of the deal,…

19th July 2021

New Jersey reports record gambling revenue in June

The state of New Jersey recorded gaming revenue figures of $392.8m for June, representing a 302.7% increase on this time last year and the highest…

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