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28th January 2021

Lawmakers introduce bills to bring lottery and casinos to Hawaii

Hawaii, one of just two states that does not permit any form of legal gambling, may soon allow its first games of chance. Legislators in…

28th January 2021

The Athletic signs up BetMGM as exclusive betting partner

Subscription-based sports media giant The Athletic has named BetMGM has its exclusive sports betting partner in the US.  The agreement with the MGM Resorts and…

28th January 2021

FanDuel selects Genius Sports for new marketing drive

Sports betting and daily fantasy sports operator FanDuel is to work with Genius Sports Group on a new marketing initiative, aimed at bringing in new…

28th January 2021

BetMGM launches sports betting in Virginia

BetMGM, the joint venture between MGM Resorts and Entain, has become the latest operator to launch sports betting in Virginia. The BetMGM mobile app will…

28th January 2021

Spectrum study projects NY mobile betting revenue of up to $1.14bn

Spectrum Gaming Group’s long-awaited study on gaming expansion in New York suggests widespread mobile sports betting could see the state generate annual revenue of between…

28th January 2021

Covid impact leads Las Vegas Sands to $2.18bn loss in 2020

Las Vegas Sands made a loss of more than $2bn with revenue falling 73.7% to $3.61bn for 2020, as new chief executive Robert Goldstein announced…

28th January 2021

Illinois sports betting handle reaches record $451m in November

The Illinois Gaming Board has revealed that the US state set a new sports betting handle record in November, despite the closure of land-based facilities…

27th January 2021

Bally’s and Sinclair rebrand regional sports networks

Bally’s Corporation has revealed the new logos and names for Sinclair Broadcast Group’s regional sports networks across the US, as part of a recently announced…

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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27th January 2021

DraftKings joins NBA’s Charlotte Hornets as official DFS partner

Daily fantasy and sports betting operator DraftKings has entered into a new partnership with the North Carolina-based Charlotte Hornets, of the National Basketball Association (NBA).…

27th January 2021

Scientific Games hires new investor relations lead

Scientific Games has named Jim Bombassei as senior vice president of investor relations, in a dual role that also covers its free-to-play gaming subsidiary SciPlay…

27th January 2021

PointsBet names golf personality Spiranac as ambassador

Australia’s PointsBet has hired Golf personality Paige Spiranac as a brand ambassador, joining Shaquille O’Neal in promoting the operator. Spiranac is a former college golf…

27th January 2021

RSI to launch BetRivers.com brand in Virginia

Betting and igaming operator Rush Street Interactive (RSI) has announced that it will launch its BetRivers.com brand in Virginia tomorrow (January 28), making it the…

27th January 2021

Bragg sets out aggressive North American expansion plans for 2021

iGaming software provider Bragg Gaming Group aims to rapidly expand throughout the US and Canada in the year ahead, while continuing to strengthen its presence…

27th January 2021

Las Vegas Sands appoints Robert Goldstein as new CEO

Long-serving executive Robert Goldstein will serve as Las Vegas Sands’ chairman and chief executive officer following the passing of the casino giant’s founder Sheldon Adelson. …

iGB North America Magazine Issue 45

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