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2nd October 2019

Pennsylvania gambling revenue hits $3.29bn in 2018-19

State-wide gambling revenue in Pennsylvania amounted to $3.29bn in the 2018-19 financial year as the introduction of legal sports betting and higher income from slots…

2nd October 2019

Stars Group and Flutter Entertainment agree mega-merger

Flutter Entertainment, the parent company of Paddy Power Betfair, has agreed a deal to acquire all of the shares in The Stars Group (TSG) and…

2nd October 2019

Chicago sports teams call for greater sports betting exclusivity

Chicago’s five teams in the “Big Four” North American professional sports leagues called for greater enforcement of a proposed five-block exclusivity zone around stadia where…

1st October 2019

Maverick Gaming to acquire CC Gaming assets

US casino operator Maverick Gaming has agreed a deal to purchase the gaming and non-gaming assets of Colorado-based CC Gaming. Although terms of the agreement…

1st October 2019

US sports betting pushes revenue up at GAN in Q3

Online betting and gaming technology provider GAN has said that stronger-than-expected demand for its sports betting services in the US helped to drive gross operator…

1st October 2019

Rhode Island sports betting revenue recovers in August

The Rhode Island Lottery has reported a month-on-month increase in sports betting revenue in August after punters spent over $10m (£8.1m/€9.2m) on legal wagering during…

30th September 2019

Oregon Lottery sets provisional sportsbook launch date

Mobile sports betting could be coming to Oregon next week, with the state lottery aiming to launch its Scoreboard-branded app the week commencing 7 October.…

27th September 2019

August Nevada sportsbook handle remains behind NJ

Nevada’s sportsbook handle for the month of August remained behind New Jersey for August, despite a 22.1% increase to $287.8m, while overall casino revenue slipped…

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27th September 2019

D.C. court temporarily suspends Intralot contract

A Washington D.C. court has temporarily suspended Greek lottery operator Intralot’s contract to operate lottery services and sports betting in the district, indicating that there…

27th September 2019

Penn National seeks new financial chief as Fair confirms exit

US casino and racetrack operator Penn National Gaming has confirmed William Fair will step down as its chief financial officer on March 31, 2020. Fair…

27th September 2019

Kindred launches Unibet sportsbook in Pennsylvania

Kindred Group-owned Unibet has rolled out its second sportsbook in the US, launching its brand in Pennsylvania. Unibet went live in the state through a…

26th September 2019

RI Governor Raimondo defends IGT lottery contract extension

Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo has defended her decision to extend the state lottery’s contract with International Game Technology (IGT) without a tender process, arguing that the…

26th September 2019

DraftKings becomes NFL’s first daily fantasy sports partner

DraftKings will become the first daily fantasy sports (DFS) partner of the National Football League (NFL). Under the deal, DraftKings will have access to NFL…

26th September 2019

Rush Street to launch first Indiana mobile sportsbook

Rush Street Interactive is set to launch the first mobile sports betting app in Indiana after being granted authorization from the Indiana Gaming Commission. Rush…

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