Gambling

2nd March 2020

Nevada sports betting revenue reaches $20.2m in January

Sports wagering revenue in Nevada climbed 36.0% year-on-year to $20.2m in January, while statewide casino gaming revenue was also up 5.5% to $1.04bn. Players spent…

26th February 2020

Caesars Entertainment slips to $1.20bn net loss in 2019

Caesars Entertainment Corporation (CEC) reported a slight increase in revenue for 2019, though fair value changes in its convertible notes led to the operator posting…

24th February 2020

Eldorado secures further regulatory approval for Caesars acquisition

US casino operator Eldorado Resorts has secured approval from the Mississippi Gaming Commission to proceed with its pending acquisition of Caesars Entertainment. Eldorado in June…

21st February 2020

Penn National completes acquisition of Barstool stake

Penn National Gaming (PNG) has finalised its acquisition of a 36% stake in digital sports media company Barstool Sports for a total consideration of approximately…

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…