Gambling

16th September 2020

Virginia Lottery approves sports betting regulations

The Virginia Lottery Board has approved sports betting rules, clearing the way for the licensing process to begin next month. Earlier this year, Virginia lawmakers…

16th September 2020

Mississippi sports betting revenue climbs again in August

The Mississippi Gaming Commission has reported a 27.6% year-on-year rise in sports wagering revenue in August, as the US state’s handle more than doubled. Revenue…

16th September 2020

William Hill launches mobile sportsbook in Illinois

William Hill has launched a mobile sportsbook in Illinois, marking the sixth state in which the operator has rolled out an online betting product. The…

15th September 2020

Gambling.com Group unveils new RG resource hub

Affiliate marketing specialist Gambling.com Group has launched Responsible Gambling Center, a new portfolio of resources aimed at combatting problem gambling and related harm. The new…

15th September 2020

Sports betting enjoys strong August as NJ recovery continues

The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (NJDGE) has reported a month-on-month increase in revenue across all gambling segments for August, as the state continued…

11th September 2020

DraftKings hands top accounting role to Bradbury

Sports betting and daily fantasy sports operator DraftKings has appointed Erik Bradbury as its new chief accounting officer with immediate effect. Reporting directly to chief…

9th September 2020

PointsBet raises AU$70.5m via initial entitlement offer

Online gambling operator PointsBet has revealed it raised a total of AU$70.5m (£51.2m/€43.4m/US$51.1m) through the first stage of its fully underwritten entitlement offer. Launched earlier…

4th September 2020

William Hill rolls out online and mobile sportsbook in WV

Bookmaker William Hill US has announced the launch of its online and mobile sportsbook in the state of West Virginia. Built on William Hill’s proprietary…

4th September 2020

PointsBet exceeds expectations with AU$200m placement

Online gambling operator PointsBet has surpassed initial expectations by raising AU$200m (£109.9m/€123.0m/US$145.2m) through a share placement. PointsBet last week set out plans to generate $150m,…

3rd September 2020

HeadsUp signs LoI to purchase 50% VIP Entertainment stake

Canadian igaming business HeadsUp Entertainment International has signed a letter of intent (LOI) to acquire a 50% stake in online gambling operator VIP Entertainment Group.…

2nd September 2020

Michael Jordan takes equity interest in DraftKings

Basketball icon Michael Jordan is to take an equity interest in DraftKings, in exchange for becoming a special advisor to the operator’s board of directors.…

1st September 2020

Boyd Gaming and FanDuel launch sports betting in Illinois

US casino operator Boyd Gaming has expanded its partnership with FanDuel Group to launch a new online, mobile and retail sports betting offering in the…

28th August 2020

Evolution to power live casino for BetMGM in US

BetMGM, the betting brand operated via the GVC Holdings and MGM Resorts joint venture, has selected Evolution Gaming to power its live casino games in…

27th August 2020

BetMGM launches online casino in West Virginia

BetMGM, the betting brand operated via the joint venture between GVC Holdings and MGM Resorts, has launched its online casino platform in West Virginia. The…