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22nd June 2020

Blackhawk & Pollard Banknote look to overhaul retail lottery sales

Instant lottery tickets are set to become available on shop floors, through a new partnership between payment provider Blackhawk Network and specialist lottery supplier Pollard…

22nd June 2020

Global Daily Fantasy Sports completes Playgon purchase

Software supplier Global Daily Fantasy Sports has completed its acquisition of live dealer games supplier Playgon Interactive in a deal worth $9.5m. Announced in December…

22nd June 2020

Georgia Senate Committee revives sports betting proposal

Georgia’s Senate Judiciary Committee has resurrected the prospect of legal sports betting in the state by amending a bill to include a framework for legal wagering.…

22nd June 2020

Mississippi makes $87,697 from betting as casinos reopen

The Mississippi Gaming Commission has reported sports betting revenue of $87,697 after the state’s casinos began to reopen from May 21 following their novel coronavirus…

19th June 2020

Gamban appoints Bechtold to advisory board

Gambling blocking software Gamban has appointed Jody Bechtold, chief executive of Pittsburgh-based counselling, coaching and consulting practice The Better Institute, as the latest member of…

19th June 2020

US casinos continue to reopen as Covid-19 restrictions eased

A number of leading commercial casino operators in the US have announced the reopening of their properties as states continue to relax restrictions for the…

19th June 2020

DoubleDown Interactive targets $200m as IPO launches

Social casino giant DoubleDown Interactive has announced the lunch of its initial public offering (IPO) in the US and revealed that it could raise more…

19th June 2020

Apple receives class action complaint over loot boxes

California-based parent Rebecca Taylor has filed a class action complaint against tech giant Apple, alleging that by providing games containing loot box mechanisms through its…

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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19th June 2020

Betfred selects Scientific Games for Colorado sports betting launch

Bookmaker Betfred has extended its partnership with Scientific Games in order to launch digital and retail sports betting services in the state of Colorado. Under…

18th June 2020

Masks required at Nevada gaming tables

Gamblers in Nevada will be required to wear masks if they wish to play at gaming tables that do not have barriers in place, according…

18th June 2020

Rivers and RSI launch first online sportsbook in Illinois

Rush Street Interactive (RSI) and Rivers Casino Des Plaines have announced that they will launch the first legal online and mobile sportsbook platforms in Illinois…

18th June 2020

Roar Digital to enter Oregon through tribal partnership

Roar Digital, the joint venture between MGM Resorts International and GVC Holdings, has entered into a sports betting partnership with the Confederated Tribes of Grand…

18th June 2020

BCLC and theScore back Canadian single-event betting push

Canadian provincial lottery operator the British Columbia Lottery Corporation (BCLC) and media business theScore have both declared their support for single-event sports betting in the…

18th June 2020

Future of CA betting bill in question as hearing delayed

California residents will have to wait further for an update on the status of legal sports betting in  the state, as the latest hearing on…

iGB North America Magazine Issue 44

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