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3rd August 2020

Ontario prepares to reopen gaming venues

The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) has taken the first step towards allowing the province’s casinos and charitable gaming centres to reopen after more…

3rd August 2020

Soccer and MMA drive OR lottery betting growth in June

The Oregon Lottery’s SBTech-powered sportsbook app Score Board has seen revenue and handle growth continue into June, thanks again to the strong performance of soccer,…

31st July 2020

Yahoo Sports scores wide-ranging deal with NBA

Yahoo Sports has agreed a deal to become an official marketing partner of the National Basketball Association (NBA), and will work with the league on…

31st July 2020

MA betting saga takes late twist as House rejects Senate bill

The Massachusetts House of Representatives has rejected an amended version of its economic development omnibus bill returned by the Senate, in a decision that could reopen the…

31st July 2020

MGM Resorts slips to $50.4m loss in first half

MGM Resorts International saw revenue for the first half of 2020 badly hit by the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, posting a net loss of $50.4m…

31st July 2020

Chicago’s Hawthorne racetrack takes step towards racino launch

Chicago’s Hawthorne Race Course has taken a step towards securing approval to develop a casino on its site, while also securing a master sports wagering…

30th July 2020

Michigan Governor permits casinos to reopen from August 5

Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmar has announced that indoor venues in the state will be permitted to reopen from tomorrow (July 31), with casinos cleared to…

30th July 2020

MA Senate removes betting from economic development bill

Massachusetts’ Senate has removed language to regulate sports betting from an economic development omnibus bill, potentially dashing hopes for legalization in 2020. Sponsored by the…

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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30th July 2020

SportCaller to launch in Colorado with Betfred

Free-to-play games provider SportCaller is to roll out its offering in Colorado after entering into a new partnership with Betfred USA Sports. Under the agreement,…

30th July 2020

CDI seals deal to launch BetAmerica in Michigan

Churchill Downs Incorporated (CDI) is set to launch its BetAmerica brand in the state of Michigan, after agreeing a new partnership with the Hannahville Indian…

30th July 2020

GiG receives NJ casino service license

Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) subsidiary iGaming Cloud has received a five-year casino service industry enterprise license (CSIE) from the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement…

30th July 2020

MGM names Hornbuckle permanent CEO

MGM Resorts International has named Bill Hornbuckle, its current acting chief executive and president, to those roles on a permanent basis, as well as to…

30th July 2020

CDI sees revenue plummet and losses rise in first half

Churchill Downs Incorporated (CDI) has reported a year-on-year fall in revenue and a net loss for the first half of 2020, primarily due to the…

29th July 2020

Reopened Nevada casinos see revenue fall 45.6% in June

In their first month back after closures due to the novel coronavirus (Covid-19), Nevada casino revenue reached $566.8m, down 45.6% year-on-year, with sportsbooks in the…

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