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1st July 2019

AmWest launches Colossus-powered pools

Advance deposit wagering (ADW) provider AmWest Entertainment has become the first US-licensed operator to offer cashout functionality for customers, launching the feature through a new…

1st July 2019

Sports betting boosts GAN in Q2

Online betting and gaming technology provider GAN has seen trading in the second quarter of its financial year beat expectations, with seasonal decline in igaming…

1st July 2019

Rhode Island sports betting revenue slips in May

Legal sports wagering revenue in Rhode Island fell 54.4% month-on-month to $899,165 in May, despite punters spending more on betting than in April. The Twin…

1st July 2019

Illinois Governor signs gaming expansion legislation into law

Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker has signed into law the far-reaching gaming expansion bill passed by the state legislature early in June, paving the way for…

28th June 2019

AGA reshuffles management team with trio of promotions

The American Gaming Association (AGA) reshuffled its management team to reflect the industry body’s focus on market modernization and advocacy, while high-profile executives Sarah Slane…

28th June 2019

Budget legislation strengthens Sportech position in CT

Legislation passed as part of the Connecticut State Budget has strengthened Sportech’s exclusive license to conduct pari-mutuel betting in the state.  Sportech, via its Ventures…

28th June 2019

DC Council raises concerns over Intralot sports betting contract

Councilmembers in Washington DC are are increasingly questioning the decision to award Intralot a contract to power sports betting in the US capital, which could…

28th June 2019

Parx completes online sportsbook roll-out in PA

Greenwood Gaming & Entertainment’s Parx Casino has confirmed the official launch of its new online sportsbook in Pennsylvania, powered by technology partners GAN and Kambi.…

28th June 2019

California Assemblymember files sports betting proposal

California Assemblymember Adam Gray has filed a constitutional amendment to clear the way for the state to regulate sports betting, provided it is ratified by citizens…

27th June 2019

Nevada sportsbook handle falls below NJ in May

Nevada’s sports betting handle rose 0.6% year-on-year to $317.4m in May, though total gambling revenue for the month was down 6.0% to $981.8m.  May marks…

27th June 2019

MLS opens up to gambling sponsorship

North America’s Major League Soccer (MLS) has updated its commercial policies to allow its teams to enter into shirt sponsorship deals with companies in the…

26th June 2019

SBTech hires Melissa Riahei as president of US business

Sports betting technology provider SBTech has appointed experienced lottery and gaming executive Melissa Riahei as president of its US subsidiary.  In her new role she…

26th June 2019

Newgioco launches new mobile wagering platform

Betting technology supplier Newgioco has rolled out a new flagship mobile web platform for use in sports betting markets around the world, with an emphasis…

26th June 2019

Workers’ union voices concerns over Eldorado-Caesars deal

US hospitality workers’ union Unite Here has pledged to fight any wave of redundancies that may result from the merger of Eldorado Resorts and Caesars…

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