16th January 2020

PA sports betting handle hits $1.26bn in first half of FY19-20

Players in Pennsylvania spent a total of $1.26bn on legal sports wagering in the first half of the state’s 2019-20 financial year, while revenue for…

13th January 2020

Maverick Gaming purchases Eldorado Shreveport Casino for $230m

Maverick Gaming will buy the Eldorado Casino and Resort in Shreveport, Louisiana from Eldorado Resorts for $230 million. For Eldorado, the deal will allow the…

13th January 2020

Greenwood Racing brings in Hausler as new CEO

US gambling facility operator Greenwood Racing has appointed Eric Hausler, previously of VICI Properties and Capri Casinos, as its new chief executive, effective from January…

10th January 2020

Parx to launch Evolution live casino in New Jersey and Pennsylvania

Greenwood Gaming & Entertainment will launch Evolution Gaming’s live dealer casino products across its Parx Casino-branded igaming sites in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Customers will…

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…

10th December 2019

Study: NJ online gambling created 1,851 jobs last year

New Jersey’s online gambling industry created 1,851  jobs in the state and brought in $52.3m in taxes in 2018, according to a new report from…

6th December 2019

California cardroom pays $3.1m to settle AML case

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra has announced the Los Angeles-based cardroom Hawaiian Gardens Casino has agreed a $3.1m settlement with his office for misleading gambling…

4th December 2019

Hard Rock to drive responsible gambling with PlayersEdge

Hard Rock International has launched PlayersEdge, a new initiative designed to help customers learn about responsible gambling and how to better manage their gaming habits.…

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3rd December 2019

Harrah’s Philadelphia scores marketing deal with NFL’s Eagles

Caesars Entertainment-owned Harrah’s Philadelphia Casino and Racetrack in Pennsylvania has entered into a marketing partnership with the Philadelphia Eagles National Football League (NFL) franchise. Specific…

3rd December 2019

Global Daily Fantasy Sports acquires Playgon for CAD$9.5m

Software supplier Global Daily Fantasy Sports will acquire live dealer games supplier Playgon Interactive in a CAD$9.5m ($7.2m) deal. The move will see Global expand…

20th November 2019

Digital turnover drop leads to Newgioco revenue decline

Significant declines in web-based turnover led to revenue of $6.7m for Newgioco in the third quarter of 2019, a 14.7% decline, though the company narrowed…

19th November 2019

PA online wagering handle hits $241.2m in October

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) has reported a 0.4% month-on-month increase in sports betting revenue to $14.9m for October, while igaming revenue was also…

18th November 2019

Eldorado and Caesars shareholders approve $17.3bn merger deal

Shareholders in Eldorado Resorts and Caesars Entertainment Corporation have voted to approve the proposed merger of the two operators. In June, it was revealed that…

18th November 2019

Kindred goes online with Unibet in Pennsylvania

Kindred Group has followed the land-based launch of its Unibet brand in Pennsylvania by rolling out online and mobile sports betting and casino gaming in…

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