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11th January 2021

BetMGM partners with MLB’s Washington Nationals

BetMGM, the betting brand operated through the Entain and MGM Resorts joint venture Roar Digital, has secured a multi-year partnership with Major League Baseball franchise…

11th January 2021

NCPG appoints Willard to lead policy and advocacy

The National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG) in the US has named Patrick Willard as its new director of policy and advocacy. In his new…

11th January 2021

Bojoko launches affiliate site in New Jersey

Affiliate marketing business Bojoko has launched in New Jersey after securing a licence from the US state’s Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE). The launch will…

11th January 2021

Game Wager targets US expansion through SCCG partnership

British peer-to-peer esports betting platform Game Wager has partnered Las Vegas-based gaming consultancy SCCG Management to support its growth plans in the US. The joint…

11th January 2021

Entain CEO Segev to depart for Dazn

Entain is on the hunt for a new chief executive, with Shay Segev handing in his notice after less than a year in the role…

8th January 2021

MGM shareholder IAC outlines support for Entain deal

InterActive Corp (IAC), MGM Resorts International’s largest shareholder, has pledged to contribute up to $1bn towards the land-based giant’s bid to acquire its BetMGM joint venture…

8th January 2021

Lawmakers set out competing sports betting proposals in New York 

Senator Joseph Addabbo and Assemblymember Gary Pretlow have put forward a new proposal to regulate mobile sports betting in New York, days after Governor Andrew…

8th January 2021

BetRivers signs NBA and NFL legends as brand ambassadors

New York Stock Exchange-listed betting and igaming operator Rush Street Interactive (RSI) has signed up former National Football League (NFL) player Jerome Bettis and National…

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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8th January 2021

DraftKings signs partnership with Drone Racing League

DraftKings has been named the official sports betting partner of the Drone Racing League (DRL). As the official sports betting partner of the league, DraftKings…

8th January 2021

BCLC: Banks can play a leading role in harm prevention efforts

Canadian provincial lottery operator the British Columbia Lottery Corporation (BCLC) has issued a call for greater co-operation between the gambling industry and financial institutions to…

8th January 2021

Playtika launches $1.67bn initial public offering

Social gaming giant Playtika has launched its long-awaited initial public offering, with plans to sell 69.5m shares and raise up to $1.67bn.  The business itself…

8th January 2021

Iowa breaks handle record for fourth straight month in December

Sports betting revenue declined month-on-month in December 2020 but was up 159.9% year-on-year, as stakes hit a record high for the fourth consecutive month thanks…

7th January 2021

Las Vegas Sands’ Adelson takes medical leave of absence

Las Vegas Sands chairman and chief executive Sheldon Adelson will take a medical leave of absence after resuming undergoing treatment for non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, with  president…

7th January 2021

Billionaire Moelis funds new SPAC with eye on gaming sector

Investment banking billionaire Ken Moelis has founded a new special purpose acquisition company (SPAC), Atlas Crest Investment II, which will seek to merge with a…

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