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5th January 2021

GAN completes $175.9m Coolbet acquisition

iGaming solutions provider GAN has completed its acquisition of Vincent Group, the parent company of operator Coolbet, for $175.9m (£129.6m/€149.1m) in cash and stock.  The…

5th January 2021

Bally’s to construct new Category 4 PA venue through Lubert deal

US casino operator Bally’s Corporation has revealed plans to expand operations into Pennsylvania after setting out proposals to open a new land-based venue and launch…

4th January 2021

MGM confirms Entain merger proposal but “no certainty” of firm offer

Land-based giant MGM Resorts International has confirmed that it has put forward an offer to acquire igaming operator Entain, formerly known as GVC Holdings, but…

4th January 2021

Iowa introduces online registration for sports betting

Sports bettors in Iowa are now able to register online, rather than only in person, as of 1 January, which has led BetMGM to launch…

4th January 2021

William Hill launches mobile betting in Washington DC

William Hill will look to strengthen its presence in the US capital by rolling out its mobile sportsbook in Washington DC.  The sportsbook complements its…

4th January 2021

Felicia Hendrix to step into Penn National CFO role

Casino operator Penn National Gaming announced that executive vice president and chief financial officer David Williams stepped down from his role as of December 31,…

4th January 2021

Playtika SEC statement reveals revenue of $1.80bn in first nine months of 2020

Playtika’s registration statement, filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) ahead of a planned initial public offering, reveals the business generated revenue of…

4th January 2021

FanDuel announces partnership with NBA legend Barkley

Flutter Entertainment-owned daily fantasy and sports betting operator FanDuel has announced an exclusive content partnership with former National Basketball Association (NBA) player, Sports Emmy-winning analyst…

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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4th January 2021

NV gaming revenue slips to $771.2m despite record sportsbook contribution

Nevada gaming revenue reversed its trend of recovery in November 2020, declining 6.3% month-on-month to $771.2m on stakes of $9.42bn, while the state set a…

4th January 2021

NH sees betting handle dip but revenue grow in November

The New Hampshire Lottery has reported a month-over-month decline in amounts wagered on sports for November, though revenue for DraftKings’ sportsbook in the state hit…

4th January 2021

RI sets new sports betting revenue record in November

The Rhode Island Lottery has reported a new monthly revenue record for sports betting in November, with operators generating a total of $6.3m during the…

4th January 2021

Penn National opens Barstool sportsbooks in Indiana & Michigan

Casino operator Penn National Gaming (PNG) has opened three Barstool-branded sportsbooks, at the Hollywood Casino Lawrenceburg and Ameristar East Chicago Casino & Hotel in Indiana,…

4th January 2021

Colorado sportsbook stakes continue growth in November

Colorado’s regulated sports betting market continued its upward trajectory into November, with amounts wagered growing 9.7% month-over-month to $231.2m.  After players won back $212.9m –…

4th January 2021

Rush Street Interactive completes NYSE listing

Rush Street Interactive has completed its combination with special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) dMY Technology Group, with trading of its shares on the New York…

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