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4th March 2021

IGT PlaySports obtains Nevada approval

International Game Technology (IGT) has obtained regulatory approval in Nevada for its PlaySports platform for retail and online sports betting. The London-headquartered technology supplier said…

3rd March 2021

FanDuel hires Ticketmaster COO as first president

Flutter Entertainment’s US arm FanDuel Group has hired Amy Howe, previously global chief operating officer for ticket sales and distribution giant Ticketmaster, to the newly…

3rd March 2021

Conscious Gaming launches Bettor Safe education campaign

Independent non-profit Conscious Gaming has launched a new national campaign to educate consumers about the difference between regulated and unregulated online gaming operators, called Bettor…

3rd March 2021

Betfred US scores partnership with Colorado Rockies

Betfred USA Sports, the US-facing business of the British bookmaker, has entered a multi-year marketing and sponsorship agreement with Major League Baseball (MLB) franchise the…

3rd March 2021

GiG secures Virginia license for WSN.com

Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) has secured a vendor registration license in the US state of Virginia for its World Sports network (WSN.com) affiliate site. Issued…

3rd March 2021

Connecticut agrees gaming expansion deal with Mohegan Tribe

Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont has struck an agreement with the Mohegan Tribe to launch new gambling products, including sports betting and igaming, in the state. …

3rd March 2021

Sands sells Las Vegas empire for $6.25bn

Land-based gaming giant Las Vegas Sands has agreed to sell all of its Las Vegas properties and operations, in order to shift its focus to…

3rd March 2021

FanDuel faces class action lawsuit over delayed data claims

Flutter Entertainment-owned FanDuel is facing a class action lawsuit in the US state of Illinois after a customer claimed the operator was intentionally delaying real-time…

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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3rd March 2021

FuboTV completes Vigtory acquisition

Sports-focused streaming platform FuboTV has completed its acquisition of sportsbook operator Vigtory. The company said its expected expansion into wagering and interactivity will further differentiate…

3rd March 2021

WynnBet becomes Detroit Pistons’ fourth sportsbook partner

WynnBet, the casino and sports betting app operated by land-based giant Wynn Resorts, has partnered the Detroit Pistons, becoming the fourth sports operator to strike…

3rd March 2021

IGT posts $838.7m loss as Covid-19 closures drive 2020 revenue down

International Game Technology (IGT) has reported a net loss of $838.7m for its 2020 financial year, after the closure of casinos and other restrictions caused…

2nd March 2021

US federal court approves Big Fish Washington settlement

A US federal court has approved a settlement agreed by Churchill Downs Incorporated, former owner of Big Fish Games, and its current owner Aristocrat Leisure,…

2nd March 2021

Legal online and retail sports betting targeted in new Florida bill

Florida’s House of Representatives is to consider a new bill that seeks to legalize online and retail sports wagering in the US state. Introduced by…

2nd March 2021

SG 2020 revenue declines 19.9% amid lower product sales

Scientific Games saw revenue decline 19.9% to $2.72bn, as product sales collapsed amid land-based closures, but this was partially offset by growth in social and…

iGB North America Magazine Issue 47

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