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13th August 2019

WV sports betting off to strong start in new fiscal year

West Virginia’s sports betting market has reported revenue of $704,475.03 for the first five weeks of the state’s fiscal year, with Penn National Gaming’s Hollywood…

13th August 2019

Feasibility study casts doubt on Chicago casino plans

None of the five potential sites for a casino in Chicago are “financially feasible” due to the current tax and fee structure in place in…

13th August 2019

Indiana issues six temporary sports betting vendor permits

The Indiana Gaming Commission has continued to make progress towards opening the state’s regulated sports betting market, with six operators issued with temporary vendor licenses,…

12th August 2019

NFL to embrace sports betting with expanded Sportradar data deal

The US National Football League (NFL) has extended its existing data deal with Sportradar to cover the distribution of its official data to sports betting…

12th August 2019

theScore raises $10m to fund sports betting expansion plans

Canadian media giant theScore has closed a private placement of Class A shares, raising $10m in funding for the planned launch of its sports betting…

9th August 2019

Iowa’s Lakeside Casino to open William Hill sportsbook

Affinity Gaming-owned Lakeside Hotel & Casino in Iowa is to open a new William Hill sportsbook on August 15, coinciding with the launch of regulated…

9th August 2019

PlayAGS sees revenues rise but net losses widen in Q2

Gaming technology provider PlayAGS has reported a 2.3% year-on-year increase in revenue for the three months to June 30, 2018, despite also seeing its net…

9th August 2019

FOBT changes and US expansion costs hit William Hill profit in first half

William Hill has cited a reduction in the maximum stake on fixed-odds betting terminals (FOBTs) in the UK and costs associated with its expansion efforts…

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8th August 2019

NCAA reiterates wagering stance, opts not to introduce availability reports

The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) has reiterated its stance on student-athletes and university administrators providing information to others associated with sports wagering and has…

8th August 2019

Iowa set to launch sports betting on August 15

Iowa will launch its regulated sports wagering and fantasy sports market next week after the Iowa Racing & Gaming Commission signed off on new rules…

8th August 2019

Cashcow launches affiliate site in NJ

Affiliate marketing company Cashcow Ltd secured acquired a license to launch in New Jersey and will now roll out new US-facing website usaonlinecasinofinder.com. The usaonlinecasinofinder…

7th August 2019

NFL’s Redskins launch live predictive gaming show

The Washington Redskins NFL American football franchise has linked up with its local NBC Sports affiliate to launch an interactive, predictive gaming live television presentation…

7th August 2019

Kindred bolsters US online casino offering with Scientific

Kindred Group has enhanced its online casino service offering in the US by entering into a new partnership with Scientific Games. Under the agreement, Kindred…

6th August 2019

Scientific Games and Oneida Indian Nation launch two NY sportsbooks

Scientific Games Corporation and the Oneida Indian Nation have launched Caesars-branded sportsbooks in two New York casinos: Turning Stone Resort in Verona and Point Place…

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