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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…

25th September 2019

New Jersey horse racing group claims victory in betting legal case

The New Jersey Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association (NJTHA) has claimed victory in a long-running legal dispute with the leading US professional sports leagues over sports betting. The decision…

24th September 2019

Illinois casino plan pledges $90m boost to community

Churchill Downs incorporated and Rush Street Gaming boasted that their bid for a casino in Waukegan, Illinois could generate $5m more for the city and…

24th September 2019

New Hampshire Lottery to consider 13 sports betting proposals

The New Hampshire Lottery has received 13 proposals from potential vendors and retailers interested in offering sports betting in the US state. The Lottery issued…

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24th September 2019

888Casino extends New York Jets partnership

888Casino has extended its partnership with the NFL’s New York Jets for the 2019 season. Under the deal, 888casino branding will feature “extensively” at the…

24th September 2019

Michaelson appointed to Gambling.com board

Gregg Michaelson has been appointed to affiliate marketing provider Gambling.com Group’s board of directors after being nominated by equity firm Edison Partners. Earlier this month,…

23rd September 2019

NCRG launches Fund to Support Research on Sports Wagering

The National Center for Responsible Gaming (NCRG) has launched the Fund to Support Research on Sports Wagering, which will issue grants to researchers studying the…

23rd September 2019

Caesars sells Rio Casino, retains WSOP

Caesars Entertainment has agreed the $516.3m sale of the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino, the Las Vegas-based venue that has served as the home of…

20th September 2019

Hard Rock to launch Iowa sportsbook with GiG

Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) has agreed to extend its partnership with Hard Rock International and support the casino operator with the launch of its new…

20th September 2019

NASCAR launches in-race betting at Las Vegas playoff race

The National Association for Stock Car Racing (NASCAR) launched in-race betting Sunday, at the first race of the NASCAR Cup playoffs in Las Vegas. Bets…

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