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21st April 2021

DraftKings appoints Gisele Bündchen to board and ESG advisor role

DraftKings has announced the appointment of Brazilian model and environmental activist Gisele Bündchen as special advisor to the company’s CEO and as a member of…

21st April 2021

IGT to reduce board size as Bassey departs

International Game Technology (IGT) is to downsize its board of directors to 10 members after Beatrice Bassey announced she would not stand for re-election. Bassey,…

21st April 2021

Rush Street Interactive appoints Seiler to new IR role

Betting and igaming operator Rush Street Interactive (RSI) has appointed Lauren Seiler to the newly created role of associate vice president of investor relations and…

21st April 2021

DraftKings becomes official partner of Professional Fighters League

Online operator DraftKings has become the first official sportsbook and daily fantasy partner of mixed martial arts (MMA) organization, the Professional Fighters League (PFL). The…

21st April 2021

Bally’s raises $671.4m via share offering to fund Gamesys acquisition

Casino operator Bally’s Corporation has raised $671.4m through a share offering, with the funds to be used to partially finance its acquisition of Gamesys Group.…

21st April 2021

PointsBet completes $43m Banach Technology acquisition

PointsBet Holdings has completed its previously announced acquisition of sportsbook solutions provider Banach Technology. The operator last month agreed a deal through its Lockspell Limited…

20th April 2021

Online betting introduced in Arkansas, passed to Committee

A bill calling for the introduction and regulation of online sports betting by casino licensees in Arkansas has been referred to the state House Rules…

20th April 2021

Michigan betting and igaming revenue grows to $127.4m in March

Online betting and gaming operators in Michigan brought in $127.4m in March, a 42.8% month-on-month increase in the second full month of online activity, thanks…

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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20th April 2021

Genius Sports to list on NYSE as $1.5bn dMY II merger closes

Sports data technology company Genius Sports Group (GSG) has announced the completion of its anticipated business combination with special acquisition company (SPAC) dMY Technology Group…

20th April 2021

BetMGM to integrate with GameSense responsible gambling program

BetMGM is to integrate into GameSense, the responsible gambling program licensed to land-based casino operator MGM Resorts International, which owns 50% of BetMGM. Licensed to…

20th April 2021

Tulalip Tribes strike deal with regulator to bring sports betting to Washington

The Washington State Gambling Commission and the Tulalip Tribes of Washington have reached an agreement allowing sports betting in person at the Tribes’ casinos, or…

20th April 2021

Mississippi sports betting revenue rockets 707.4% YoY in March

The Mississippi Gaming Commission has reported a 707.4% year-on-year increase in sports betting revenue in March, with players having spent 372.0% more on wagering during…

20th April 2021

Caesars signs CBS Sports as TV partner for World Series of Poker

Caesars Entertainment has agreed a deal for CBS Sports Network to become the exclusive US television partner for its World Series of Poker (WSOP) property.…

20th April 2021

Caesars’ William Hill acquisition to close on 22 April after High Court approval

Caesars Entertainment’s acquisition of British operator William Hill is set to close on Thursday (22 April) after the High Court of Justice in England and…

iGB North America Magazine Issue 45

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