Gambling

20th February 2020

Mississippi sports betting revenue up to $4.6m in January

The Mississippi Gaming Commission has revealed that sports wagering revenue increased 64.5% year-on-year to $4.6m in January, while the state’s handle also climbed by $10.0m.…

19th February 2020

Gaming Innovation Group approved for Pennsylvania launch

Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) has further expanded its presence in the US after it was granted approval by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board to begin…

18th February 2020

Alaska Governor proposes new Commission to diversify gambling

Alaska’s Governor Mike Dunleavy has introduced legislation to establish a new state lottery corporation, with the aim of expanding legal gambling options across the state.…

17th February 2020

Delaware igaming revenue climbs to $387,865 in January

The Delaware Lottery was announced that online gambling revenue in the state was up 38.8% year-on-year in January, while player spending also increased by $2.8m.…

13th February 2020

Michigan illegal gambling crackdown sees 14 venues shuttered

The Michigan Gaming Control Board (MGCB) has revealed that it issued cease-and-desist orders to 14 businesses in 2019 as part of ongoing efforts to combat…

13th February 2020

New Jersey sets sports betting revenue record in January

Licensed operators in New Jersey generated $53.6m in sports betting revenue in January, representing a new monthly record for the state. January revenue comfortably surpassed…

11th February 2020

PlayNow.com raises weekly deposit limits to CAN$100,000

PlayNow.com, the only online gambling site licensed to operate in the Canadian province of British Columbia, is to increase its weekly spending limits in an…

7th February 2020

Circa Sports set for Colorado sports betting launch with Century

Las Vegas-based sports betting brand Circa Sports has joined forces with casino operator Century Casinos to launch online sports wagering services in the state of…

7th February 2020

Maine Senate overrides Governor veto on sports betting bill

Maine’s Senate has voted to override Governor Janet Mills’ veto of a bill that would legalise sports betting in the state, with the legislation now…

5th February 2020

DraftKings appoints Thurmond to responsible gaming role

Sports wagering and daily fantasy sports operator DraftKings has appointed Christine Thurmond as its new director of responsible gaming. Reporting to chief compliance officer Tim…

31st January 2020

PointsBet reveals 169% turnover hike in Q2

PointsBet has announced a 169% year-on-year rise in turnover for the second quarter, reporting growth across both its Australian and US businesses, while the online…

30th January 2020

Rush Street launches second online casino in PA

The Rush Street Interactive (RSI) arm of Rush Street Gaming has announced the launch of a new online casino platform in Pennsylvania to support its…

24th January 2020

Penn National names Apple’s David Williams as new CFO

Penn National Gaming has appointed David William, a Apple executive, as its new chief financial officer and executive vice president with effect from March 3.…

22nd January 2020

DraftKings lands data deal with Alation

Sports betting and daily fantasy sports operator DraftKings has entered into a new data partnership with data catalog company Alation. Under the agreement, DraftKings will…