Basketball

13th February 2020

PointsBet scores new partnership with NBA

PointsBet has entered into a multi-year partnership with the National Basketball Association (NBA), marking its first official deal with a professional sports league in North…

30th January 2020

Nevada sets sports handle record for 2019

Sports bettors in Nevada wagered a record $5.32bn, up 6.1% from 2018’s previous record. The state’s casinos took in a total of $12.03bn in revenue…

23rd January 2020

Mississippi sportsbook revenue declines despite increased handle

Mississippi casinos made $3.5m in revenue from sports betting in December,  its lowest figure since August and down 43.7% year-on-year, despite handle rising 17.5% to $49.1m.…

6th January 2020

Nevada November sports betting handle reaches record $614.1m

Nevada’s sports betting handle reached a new high watermark of $614.1m as the state’s casinos took in a total of $937.5m in revenue. The state’s…

25th November 2019

Kindred’s Unibet scores betting partnership with NBA

Kindred Group has agreed a deal for its Unibet brand to become an authorized sports betting operator of North America’s National Basketball Association (NBA). Unibet…

4th November 2019

DraftKings seals NBA partnership

Sportsbook and daily fantasy sports operator DraftKings has agreed to a partnership with the National Basketball Association (NBA) that will make the company an “authorized…

23rd October 2019

Tabcorp scores sports betting partnership with NBA

Australian lotteries and betting operator Tabcorp has entered into a partnership with North America’s National Basketball Association (NBA). Under the multi-year agreement, Tabcorp will now…

21st October 2019

Mississippi sports betting handle skyrockets in September

Sports wagering revenue in Mississippi almost doubled month-on-month, and increased 19.2% year-on-year to $37.9m while the state took in $5.6m in revenue from sports bets.…

3rd October 2019

William Hill agrees sports betting partnership with NBA

William Hill has secured a deal to become an official partner and authorized sports betting operator of the National Basketball Association (NBA) in the US.…

19th September 2019

Football drives Mississippi sportsbook handle growth

Mississippi’s sports betting market bounced back in August after a weak July, as bettors placed $19.9m in sports wagers in August, up 48.5% month-on-month. The…

17th May 2019

Mississippi sports betting revenue plummets in April

Mississippi has seen revenue from its legal sports market plummet in April, with basketball remaining the most popular sport for wagering.  Amounts wagered across all…

16th May 2019

Genius Sports hires former pro to oversee global basketball strategy

Sports data and betting solutions specialist Genius Sports has hired former professional basketball player Romain Vez to manage and expand its partnerships with teams and…

8th May 2019

How data can drive the future of betting

The level of data collected on US sports could prompt a major revolution in sports betting, which could have a knock-on effect on markets across…