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9th May 2019

NCAA rescinds ban on events in states with legal betting

The US National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) has formally withdrawn a ban on its events being hosted in states that offer legal sports betting. The…

9th May 2019

Washington DC sports betting legislation becomes law

The sports betting legislation enacted by the Washington DC Council in January has now formally passed into law, following a 60-day congressional review. This paves…

9th May 2019

Indiana Governor signs sports betting bill into law

Indiana has become the latest state to legalise sports betting after Governor Eric Holcomb signed off on House Bill 1015. The bill permits wagering both…

9th May 2019

Fox partners The Stars Group for new sports betting division

Fox Sports, a subsidiary of US television broadcaster Fox Corporation, has partnered The Stars Group to launch a new sports betting service in the country.…

8th May 2019

NJ Attorney General files lawsuit claiming DoJ FOIA violation

New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal has filed a lawsuit accusing the US Department of Justice (DoJ) of violating the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). …

8th May 2019

Lottery and social provide Q1 boost for Scientific Games

Scientific Games has reported a 3.1% year-on-year increase in first quarter revenue, while reduced costs and debt refinancing aided the supplier in slashing its net…

7th May 2019

SciPlay begins trading on Nasdaq

SciPlay, the social gaming subsidiary of Scientific Games, has begun trading on the Nasdaq Stock Market following the launch of its initial public offering (IPO).…

7th May 2019

Colorado betting bill headed to Governor’s desk after Senate approval

A bill to legalise mobile and land-based wagering in Colorado has raced through the state legislature and now heads to Governor Jared Polis’ desk for…

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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7th May 2019

Montana first state to legalize sports betting in 2019

Montana Governor Steve Bullock has signed into law a bill allowing the state’s lottery to operate sports betting, which sees the Treasure State become the…

7th May 2019

Penn National hails impact of acquisitions after Q1 revenue rise

Penn National Gaming (PNG) has shrugged off the impact of weather-related impacts on its properties to post a 57.2% year-on-year increase in revenue for the…

29th April 2019

Caesars partners Las Vegas university for innovation project

US casino giant Caesars Entertainment has joined forces with the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, on a new initiative focused on developing technologies for the…

29th April 2019

PointsBet lands sports betting deal in Iowa

Australian sports betting operator PointsBet to provide sportsbook services to Catfish Bend Casino in Burlington, Iowa, despite the state yet to finalise plans to legalise…

24th April 2019

Jackpocket hands advisory role to former Scientific Games CEO

Mobile lottery start-up Jackpocket appoints SBTech chairman Gavin Isaacs as a senior advisor

24th April 2019

Betfred targets US market with sports betting product suite

Betfred has unveiled a suite of sports betting and trading products, specifically for the US. It is working with SCCG Management to target clients in…

iGB North America Magazine Issue 44

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