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10th May 2019

Wynn hit by Macau and Vegas decline in first quarter results

Casino giant Wynn Resorts has reported a 3.7% year-on-year drop in revenue for the first quarter of the year, due in part to declines from…

10th May 2019

Stars Group appoints Chhabra as CEO for Fox Bet

The Stars Group has appointed its chief corporate development officer, Robin Chhabra, as CEO of its new US sports betting joint venture with Fox Sports,…

10th May 2019

Server-based gaming decline hits Inspired in Q1

Inspired Entertainment has reported a 10.1% decline in revenue for the first quarter of 2019, the result of a dip in the performance of its…

9th May 2019

AGS reports first quarter revenue growth

Gaming machine and technology supplier AGS has reported a 12.6% year-on-year rise in revenue for the first quarter of 2019, driven by growth in its…

9th May 2019

NCAA rescinds ban on events in states with legal betting

The US National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) has formally withdrawn a ban on its events being hosted in states that offer legal sports betting. The…

9th May 2019

Washington DC sports betting legislation becomes law

The sports betting legislation enacted by the Washington DC Council in January has now formally passed into law, following a 60-day congressional review. This paves…

9th May 2019

Indiana Governor signs sports betting bill into law

Indiana has become the latest state to legalise sports betting after Governor Eric Holcomb signed off on House Bill 1015. The bill permits wagering both…

9th May 2019

Fox partners The Stars Group for new sports betting division

Fox Sports, a subsidiary of US television broadcaster Fox Corporation, has partnered The Stars Group to launch a new sports betting service in the country.…

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8th May 2019

NJ Attorney General files lawsuit claiming DoJ FOIA violation

New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal has filed a lawsuit accusing the US Department of Justice (DoJ) of violating the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). …

8th May 2019

Lottery and social provide Q1 boost for Scientific Games

Scientific Games has reported a 3.1% year-on-year increase in first quarter revenue, while reduced costs and debt refinancing aided the supplier in slashing its net…

7th May 2019

SciPlay begins trading on Nasdaq

SciPlay, the social gaming subsidiary of Scientific Games, has begun trading on the Nasdaq Stock Market following the launch of its initial public offering (IPO).…

7th May 2019

Colorado betting bill headed to Governor’s desk after Senate approval

A bill to legalise mobile and land-based wagering in Colorado has raced through the state legislature and now heads to Governor Jared Polis’ desk for…

7th May 2019

Montana first state to legalize sports betting in 2019

Montana Governor Steve Bullock has signed into law a bill allowing the state’s lottery to operate sports betting, which sees the Treasure State become the…

7th May 2019

Penn National hails impact of acquisitions after Q1 revenue rise

Penn National Gaming (PNG) has shrugged off the impact of weather-related impacts on its properties to post a 57.2% year-on-year increase in revenue for the…

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