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6th April 2021

UFC commits to American Gaming Association’s responsible betting campaign

Mixed martial arts organization the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has pledged its support to the American Gaming Association’s (AGA) responsible sports betting initiative. Under the…

6th April 2021

FanDuel scores partnerships with Detroit sports teams

Flutter Entertainment-owned FanDuel has agreed new partnerships with Major League Baseball franchise the Detroit Tigers and National Hockey League team the Detroit Red Wings, as…

6th April 2021

Illinois in-person registration requirement returns

In-person registration has been re-introduced in the state of Illinois after Executive Order 2020-41, which suspended Illinois’ in-person registration requirement, expired at midnight on 3 April.…

6th April 2021

Genius Sports agrees multi-year exclusive NFL data partnership

Sports data and content provider Genius Sports (Genius) has announced an exclusive multi-year distribution partnership that sees it become the official betting data source for…

6th April 2021

US Congress to consider repealing 0.25% federal handle tax

The United States Congress is to consider a new federal bill aiming to remove a national 0.25% excise tax on sports wagering handle. HB2350, also…

6th April 2021

Virginia sports betting handle reaches $265.8m in February

Consumers in Virginia wagered $265.8m on sports during February, but adjusted gross revenue (AGR) for the US state remained at a loss for a second…

1st April 2021

US national survey highlights problem gambling risk among young people

A survey from The National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG) has suggested younger Americans are at particular risk of gambling-related harm, with half of those…

1st April 2021

Allied Esports poker assets generate $1.5m profit ahead of Element sale

Allied Esports has reported a $45.5m loss for 2020, though its poker assets such as the World Poker Tour, which it is in the process of divesting,…

31st March 2021

BetMGM and Detroit Tigers sign gaming-focused partnership

Major League Baseball outfit Detroit Tigers today announced a multi-year sponsorship agreement with BetMGM, which will become an official gaming partner of the team.  The…

31st March 2021

Galaxy Gaming revenue drops 52% in 2020

Casino supplier Galaxy Gaming has released its financial results for the fourth quarter and full year 2020, showing a decline in revenue of 52% for…

31st March 2021

Rhode Island sports betting revenue falls to $1.5m in February

Rhode Island sportsbooks revenue totaled at $1.5m in February, a 33.0% decrease from February 2020 and 58.5% drop from January 2021.  Players wagered $34.1m on…

31st March 2021

theScore Bet signs PGA Tour deal

Score Media and Gaming (the Score) has partnered with the PGA Tour, making its theScore Bet sportsbook the Tour’s official betting operator in the US…

30th March 2021

Allied Esports accepts increased Element offer in WPT bidding war with Bally’s

The bidding war for Allied Esports Entertainment’s poker assets, including the World Poker Tour, took another twist, as Allied’s board agreed to accept an increased…

30th March 2021

BetMGM and Audacy announce multi-year partnership

Sportsbook BetMGM has been named as the preferred sports betting partner for audio platform Audacy, the business previously known as Entercom. The deal will see…

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