gaming

21st January 2021

Michigan approves Pointsbet for online betting launch

The Michigan Gaming Control Board has approved the Lac Vieux Desert tribe and its platform provider, PointsBet, to launch online sports betting tomorrow (Friday, January…

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…

13th January 2021

Scientific Games extends long-term relationship with Loto-Québec

Scientific Games has signed an extension to its long-term technology partnership with Canadian provincial lottery operator Loto-Québec. The renewed deal will run through to January…

13th January 2021

PlayUp secures New Jersey market access

Australian sports betting and daily fantasy operator PlayUp has secured a market access agreement to operate in New Jersey. The operator signed a deal with…

11th January 2021

NCPG appoints Willard to lead policy and advocacy

The National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG) in the US has named Patrick Willard as its new director of policy and advocacy. In his new…

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…

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…

4th January 2021

Felicia Hendrix to step into Penn National CFO role

Casino operator Penn National Gaming announced that executive vice president and chief financial officer David Williams stepped down from his role as of December 31,…

4th January 2021

Penn National opens Barstool sportsbooks in Indiana & Michigan

Casino operator Penn National Gaming (PNG) has opened three Barstool-branded sportsbooks, at the Hollywood Casino Lawrenceburg and Ameristar East Chicago Casino & Hotel in Indiana,…

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…

11th December 2020

Michigan issues 15 provisional online sports betting and igaming licenses

The Michigan Gaming Control Board (MGCB) has approved provisional licenses for 15 platform providers to support commercial and tribal casinos in the state with online…