Gambling

20th January 2021

PA sports betting and igaming revenue records tumble again in December

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) has again reported new record monthly revenue totals for sports betting and online gambling in December, though the US…

15th January 2021

AZ Governor eyes sports betting in “modernized” gaming compact

Arizona Governor Doug Ducey has called on legislators in the US state to pursue a new “modernized” tribal gaming compact, outlining how this could open…

14th January 2021

GeoComply donates $200,000 for PlayPause roll-out

Geolocation and compliance technology supplier GeoComply has announced a $200,000 donation to Conscious Gaming, the philanthropic organization it set up to protect consumers and enhance…

14th January 2021

IGT pens extension with Iowa Lottery

International Game Technology (IGT) has signed a one-year extension to its instant ticket games and related services deal with the Iowa Lottery. The agreement will…

14th January 2021

NJ gambling up 8.9% in December as sports betting handle nears $1bn

The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (NJDGE) has reported an 8.9% year-on-year increase revenue for December, as players wagered almost $1.0bn on sports during…

11th January 2021

Bojoko launches affiliate site in New Jersey

Affiliate marketing business Bojoko has launched in New Jersey after securing a licence from the US state’s Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE). The launch will…

11th January 2021

Game Wager targets US expansion through SCCG partnership

British peer-to-peer esports betting platform Game Wager has partnered Las Vegas-based gaming consultancy SCCG Management to support its growth plans in the US. The joint…

8th January 2021

BCLC: Banks can play a leading role in harm prevention efforts

Canadian provincial lottery operator the British Columbia Lottery Corporation (BCLC) has issued a call for greater co-operation between the gambling industry and financial institutions to…

7th January 2021

MGM Resorts names Halkyard as new finance chief

Casino giant MGM Resorts International has appointed Jonathan Halkyard as its new chief financial officer. Halkyard will succeed Corey Sanders, who returns to the role…

6th January 2021

Cordish to open new Pennsylvania casino on January 19

Real estate and entertainment business Cordish Companies has announced that it is to open its new Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia venue in Pennsylvania on…

5th January 2021

Elys joins National Council on Problem Gambling

Elys Game Technology, the online gambling operator and supplier previously known as Newgioco Group, has joined the National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG) in the…

16th December 2020

Mississippi sports betting revenue more than doubles in November

Sports wagering revenue in Mississippi more than doubled year-on-year during November, despite a slight decline in the US state’s handle. Revenue for the month amounted…

14th December 2020

FanDuel launches new sportsbook in WV with Scientific Games

FanDuel Group has relaunched its West Virginia online sportsbook with Scientific Games’ OpenBet, the first state to launch on the platform after parent company Flutter…

14th December 2020

US tribal gaming revenue reaches record $34.6bn in FY2019

Gross gambling revenue from tribal casinos increased 2.5% year-on-year in the 2019 financial year to a record $34.6bn, according to new figures published by the…