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13th November 2020

DraftKings raises 2020 guidance following Q3 growth

A third quarter in which revenue grew strongly has prompted DraftKings to raise its full year guidance for 2020, though the operator and technology provider’s…

27th October 2020

ESPN veteran Ryan Spoon named BetMGM operations chief

BetMGM, the sports betting joint venture between MGM Resorts and GVC Holdings, has appointed Ryan Spoon as its new chief operating officer.  Spoon most recently…

22nd October 2020

Mainstream media’s big bet

Recent months have seen a wave of media outlets pairing up with betting operators, as the US becomes more familiar and comfortable with legal wagering,…

19th October 2020

PointsBet appoints Len Mead as new content lead

PointsBet has selected longtime sports media executive Len Mead as its new vice president of content for its US business. Mead, who had previously served…

14th September 2020

ESPN to promote William Hill, DraftKings odds through new deal

Sports media giant ESPN has agreed deals with both Caesars Entertainment and DraftKings to showcase odds from William Hill and daily fantasy sports information from…

24th August 2020

ESPN opens new Vegas studio at Caesars’ Linq

Sports broadcaster ESPN will strengthen its ties with the US betting industry as it today (24 August) opens its new studio at Caesars Entertainment’s The…

7th November 2019

The next generation of gambling affiliates

In the nascent US online betting and gaming sector, traditional igaming affiliates are facing significant competition from major media brands moving onto their patch. Jake…

18th October 2019

G2E day 4: Innovation a key reason for non-exclusive data deals says NBA

In his final conference round-up from G2E, Scott Longley reports on the NBA’s aims for sports betting and how the importance of mobile tech in…

16th May 2019

State of the Union: Iowa, New York and more

This week’s State of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, covers legislative developments in Iowa and New York, as well as New Jersey’s monthly…

14th May 2019

Caesars seals sports betting content deal with ESPN

US casino giant Caesars Entertainment has joined forces with sports television network ESPN for an initiative to bring sports betting news and content to fans…